Exchange of good practices and mutual sharing of knowledge

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Milano-Bicocca
Institution website:
Monday, 7 May, 2018 to Friday, 11 May, 2018
Registration fee:
Fee reductions/waivers:
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Sunday, 15 April, 2018
Accommodation not provided
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The University of Milano-Bicocca is pleased to open its doors to European Universities colleagues, during its first Staff training week, from 07 to 11 May 2018.

The project aims to provide an opportunity for  an exchange of experiences and good practices. All guests are invited to introduce their Universities.

The project is a modular one and will engage colleagues on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. In 2018, the University of Milano-Bicocca  celebrates its 20th anniversary with a series of events, including the Europe Day, to which colleagues will be invited to participate on Wednesday 9 May.


The modules are as follows:

1. Bicocca Presentation: numbers and projects. Students: the core of the University

2. University Library Resources and Research

3. Summer School, Master and English Teaching.

4. Open Badges, Bologna Process and transversal knowledge for students and Administrative staff: Refresher training for Administrative Staff.  Language Classes.

5. Orientation and mentoring services for higher education.


The applicants can explicit the topics of their interest, that shall be discussed during the afternoons, according to the availability of Bicocca's staff. The activities are conceived from the perspective of the exchange of good practices and mutual sharing of knowledge, therefore after each module there is a round table discussion planned. 



MONDAY, 7 May 2018

9:00    Registration at the welcome Office

9:30    Welcome meeting. Presentation of the University of Milano-Bicocca;

10:15   Presentation of participants' home institutions experiences sharing. Round Table

11:30   Visit to the Campus: classroooms, Bars, Gym, Canteen, Nursery school for the children of Bicocca employees.


TUESDAY,  8 May 2018

9:30   The University Library: Resources and Research

11.30  Orientation and Mentoring services for higher education. Round Table


WEDNESDAY, 9 May 2018  

Europe day


THURSDAY, 10 May 2018

9:30  Summer School, Masters, English teaching.  Round table

17:30  Dragon boat


FRIDAY, 11 May 2018

9:30  Open badges, Bologna Process and transversal knowledge for students and administrative staff; Refresh training for administrative staff. Round Table

Awarding "Staff training" certificates*

* Please note.  participants will receive their certificate of attendance if they have completed at least 75% of the scheduled hours.