Consortium Erasmus Al Sud 4th Staff Training Week in May 29 – June,2 2017

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Algarve
Institution website:
Monday, 29 May, 2017 to Friday, 2 June, 2017
Registration fee:
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Monday, 24 April, 2017
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
António Ramos:
Paulo Cordas:

The Consortium Erasmus Al Sud  is pleased to announce the 4th Staff Training Week in May 29 – June 2, 2017 and looks forward to your participation!

The staff training week is taking place at the University of Algarve – campus of gambelas, and during the programme participants will have the possibility to attend seminars and training sessions, in and outdoor, to networking and getting involved in the “Algarve’s” atmosphere, visit the city of Faro, Sagres and get to know one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal – the Ria Formosa.

The programme

The preliminary programme is mainly focusing on issues related with International Relations, Alumni & Career Offices – Boosting career opportunities through Erasmus+ traineeships. Participants will have the opportunity to acquire and share information, to look at different projects, to exchange experiences and practices under this field.

Who should participate?

The Erasmus Al Sud Staff Training Week is open to all administrative staff members of our partner universities and enterprises and is particularly targeting those working with Consortia and Erasmus placements, student’s services and career support. Accepting up to 20 participants, the Erasmus Al Sud Staff Training Week aims to create an interactive learning environment in which all participants are invited to actively contribute. It is a unique opportunity for staff to develop personal and professional skills, to participate in various social and cultural events, and meet with staff of the Portuguese higher education Institutions integrating the Erasmus Consortium Al Sud.

Programme and registration

The preliminary programme is below. The participants have the possibility to introduce themselves and their home institutions (1 facts&figures slide - 5 min presentation) and participate actively in the several workshops.

Accepting up to 20 participants, the Erasmus Al Sud Staff Training Week is privileging the contribution to the final programme and the cultural diversity of the participants and is assuming as participant’s selection criteria:

a) The professional scope: international office, student’s career services and Alumni offices

b) The home institution: till 2 participants by institution;

c) The nationality: the most diverse as possible.

The application form should be submitted online until 24th April 2017. We will be able to confirm your participation by the 4th May 2017.


The participation fee is 200,00 € (euros) which includes documentation, all coffee-breaks, 4 lunches, 2 dinners (social programme), cultural visits, boat trip to Ria Formosa and the required transportation to attend the several outdoor activities.

Please do not make travel arrangements before your participation is confirmed. Each participant in the Erasmus Al Sud Staff Training Week will receive detailed information on payment details and an invoice covering the participation fee will be issued.

The participants are expected to cover their travel to Faro, the accommodation and other meal costs themselves. For this the participants are recommended to apply for Erasmus staff training grants from their home universities.


• Submit the application: 24th April 2017

• Participants results communication: 4th May 2017

• To transfer the participation fee: 24th May 2017


More information at:

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