English Skills for Higher Education Staff Members Summer School

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Masaryk University
Institution website:
Czech Republic
Monday, 17 July, 2023 to Friday, 21 July, 2023
Registration fee:
380 EUR (early bird), 440 EUR (standard)
Fee reductions/waivers:
The fee includes tuition, course materials, coffee breaks and the Summer School Dinner. Members of the EDUC Alliance, Casajc, CercleS and Masaryk University Staff are eligible for discounts. For more information, please, contact koordinator@cjv.muni.cz.
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Sunday, 30 April, 2023
Accommodation not provided

The English Skills for Higher Education Staff Members Summer School is designed for academic, non-academic, administrative and technical staff members in Higher Education institutions:

- who are in search of ways of improving their English proficiency;

- who want to gain more insight into English as a medium of communication in Higher Education institutions;

- who want to keep up to date with developments in global communication in English;

- who want to improve their communication in English;

- who want to reflect on and develop their intercultural communication skills.

The English Skills for Higher Education Staff Members Summer School workshops include topics such as:

- diverse methods of improving your vocabulary;

- grammar features typical for Higher Education institution setting;

- levels of formality in speaking and various speaking situations;

- levels of formality in writing and various writing genres;

- language of giving and accepting feedback;

- creative and critical thinking;

- intercultural communication.

Programme & Timetable

The programme provides

- 30 hours of tuition comprising presentations, group work and discussions

- 10 hours of individual work and consultations

Early bird registration: 30th April 2023

Standard registration: 20th June 2023