First International Staff Week

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Dicle University
Institution website:
Monday, 15 April, 2019 to Friday, 19 April, 2019
Registration fee:
50 €
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Wednesday, 6 February, 2019
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:

First International Staff Training Week

Dear Colleagues,

It will be a great pleasure to host you at the First International Staff Training Week, to be held for the first time on April 15-19 2019 by Dicle University, Diyarbakır/TURKEY.

Located on the bank of the Tigris River, rewarded with 2018 World Tourism Oscar (Golden Apple) home to Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscapes, ranked in UNESCO World Heritage List with its famous City Walls, Zerzevan Castle and famous Mithras Temple, Diyarbakır is one of the most significant cities of Turkey and the Middle East. Dicle University has many partnerships and develops projects with international universities around the world by means of Erasmus+ since 2004. We deeply believe that The First International Staff Week will give us precious opportunities to meet dear colleagues all over the Europe at the very junction of history and civilization. We are looking forward to meeting academic and administrative colleagues to experience both academic meetings and unique cultural events through the organization.

Looking forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you April 2019 in Diyarbakır.

Registration: Registration is made by filling out the online registration form. (Registration form will be available until 06.02.2019)

Funding: Registration fee is 50 Euros.

Accommodation:  Accommodation will be provided at Dicle University Guest Houses for free.

Tours: Participants will benefit from a visit to Mardin, one of the most historical cities of Turkey; Zerzevan Castle, from Roman period; Mithras Temple, located on the Castle. Moreover, they will be provided with a Roman dessert with a 2000-year recipe, brochures and booklets on Diyarbakır and Zerzevan Castle, for free.

Selection of Applicants: If we receive a lot of applications, we will apply a selection process based on consisting groups of as many different institutions, nationalities and ages as possible. Applicants will be informed about the result after February 22, 2019.

Meals and Coffee Breaks: During the Staff Week, coffee breaks, famous Turkish breakfasts, lunches, and dinners will be free.


*Participants are expected to obtain Erasmus+ Mobility grants from their home Institutions to cover their living and travel expenses.

*You will find the full information and the pre-registration form attached. Kindly share this with your colleagues and partners.

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