Erasmus+ Intercultural Awareness and Sensitivity

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Corvinus University of Budapest
Institution website:
Monday, 20 May, 2019 to Friday, 24 May, 2019
Registration fee:
250 EUR
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Monday, 1 April, 2019
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Ms Beáta Csentős
International Coordinator
Directorate of International Relations and Innovation

Corvinus University of Budapest has been organising Erasmus Staff Weeks for six years with the participation of 25-30 staff members from international partner universities.

Main topics of the training:

  • Intercultural skills and competences
  • Cross-cultural understanding
  • Intercultural sensitivity and tolerance

The training is designed to provide participants with an understanding of different cultures, the role of cultural differences in everyday communication and in academic setting as well. It helps participants appreciate the issues, problems, and challenges inherent in cultural differences. Topics to be discussed: cultural shock, adaptation, stereotypes, critical incidents, intercultural competence.

Why join us?

  • Intercultural training
  • Designed for international officers
  • Great opportunity for networking with coordinators and student advisors from all over Europe
  • A chance to visit the faculties and departments of Corvinus
  • Social programs to get a taste of Hungarian culture

The participation fee is 250,-EUR, that includes the intercultural training, welcome dinner, 4 lunches, coffee breaks, public transport pass for 7 days, social events.

Travel and accommodation costs have to be covered by the participants.

Please note that the participation fee is non refundable.

We can accept only one participant from each university.

First come, first served. Application is continuous until free places are still available.

application form

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