International Staff week; Internationalization at home & Sustainability

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
University of Groningen
Institution website:
Monday, 9 April, 2018 to Friday, 13 April, 2018
Registration fee:
Maximum number of participants:
50 (25 per theme)
Deadline for applying:
Thursday, 15 February, 2018
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:



The University of Groningen is pleased to invite you to our Staff week, which will take place from 9 to 13 of April, 2018



We will focus on 2 themes:

Internationalisation at Home.

Different aspects of  Internationalization at home will be highlighted. Our experts in the field will present what is being done at the University of Groningen and we will exchange experiences and ideas. Topics will be:

  • The International Classroom
  • Student Associations – inclusion of international students
  • Language and Culture policies
  • Welcoming international Staff

Sustainability and The Green University

How ‘Green’ is your university? And how to become more ‘Green’? The University of Groningen is listed #15 in the Green metric Ranking, a list of the ‘greenest’ universities worldwide.  Lots of activities and projects are initiated to become more sustainable.Topics will be:

  • Sustainable university buildings
  • Raising awareness to students and staff
  • The Green metric ranking


The programme does not only give you the opportunity to share best practices with like minded professionals in Europe, but it will also provide an opportunity to meet the University of Groningen and its staff and explore the beautiful city of Groningen



You need to register online.  Registration is open till 15 February. Selection results will be announced on February 16.

The number of participants is limited to 50 (25 per theme), with a maximum of 2 attendees per institution. 


More information:

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