International Staff Week

TOPIC: Internationalization of Higher Education in New Reality

Reserve your time and join us at GEA College International Staff Week 2022 from MAY 9-13, 2022.

ISW will be implemented in partnership with Cuiavian University in Wloclavek from Poland and New York University in Prague (UNYP) from the Czech Republic


International Staff Week at GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship will address the much needed topics, relevant to Higher Education Institutions (HEI) Internationalisation Agenda in the times of New Reality. The agenda will feature a set of workshops, round tables and discussions with an additional touristic experience. The International Staff Week is part of Blended Intensive Program under Erasmus+ programme.


Focus points:

  • featuring unique course content, providing practical knowledge, skills and innovative practices needed for internationalisation in new reality;
  • raising innovativeness and new methods for digital transformation of HEI internationalisation projects;
  • presentation of good practices;
  • digital transformation, green agenda and inclusiveness agenda;
  • comprehensive touristic experience with trips and excursions – exploring Ljubljana and Slovenia.

Who can apply?

Any staff member or lecturer from our Erasmus+ Partner Universites can apply. The agenda of the program is especially designed for International Office Staff. However, all interested candidates, whose work of field is internationalization are welcome. Lecturers can opt to hold additional lectures upon advance notice.

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Please note that the number of participants is limited.


When?

Reserve your time  from Monday, May 09 till Friday, May 13, 2022.

The International Staff Week course content is a 5-day programe (Monday – Friday). However, we have provided you with two additional days for arrival and depature.


Agenda

Sunday, 8.5.2022: Arrivals

Monday, 9.5.2022: INTRODUCTION TO THE TOPIC OF INTERNATIONALIZATION 

Skills learned: Understanding the process of internationalization in new reality, shared practices and solving of problems. Brainstorming and implementing the process and new methods for internationalization in HEI.

Tuesday, 10.5.2022: ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NEW REALITY

Skills learned: Learn how to develop entrepreneurial mindset and a business idea.

Understand the key criteria of digital transformation and the related practices and approaches needed to implement a digital transformation at HEI level.

Wednesday, 11.5.2022: STRATEGY OF INTERNATIONALIZATION IN NEW REALITY

Skills learned: Understand and apply the concepts of strategy of internationalization. Share good practices from your institution and gain additional knowledge on how this is done at other institutions.

Thursday, 12.5.2022:ABSRC CONFERENCE AND TOURISTIC EXPLORING OF LJUBLJANA

Skills learned: The participants can opt-in to join and participate at ABSRC Conference on this day. For more information kindly visit www.absrc.org.

Friday, 13.5.2022: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEI

Skills learned: Understand the key criteria of digital transformation and the related practices and approaches needed to implement a digital transformation at HEI level.

Saturday, 14.5.202: Departures

Virtual component will be added to the program. Detailed agenda with timeline will be provided to applicants.

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Exploring of Ljubljana and Slovenia

Besides the rich course agenda, participants of the International Staff Week will be exploring also Slovenia and its capital. Ljubljana was crowned with title of Green Capital of 2016 and is a very lovely and charming place. On top of the hill we will visit Ljubljana Castle with its breathtaking view over the whole city. Apart from sightseeing Ljubljana is famous also for its culinary richness. In spring, every friday there is an event called Open Kitchen, where various slovenian restaurants are offering its specialities. It is a must see visit. To get away from city life we will be visiting also slovenian costal towns as well as take you to see island Bled.

Let Slovenia impress and enchant you.

Participants will explore Ljubljana.
Bled Lake is a gem of Slovenian nature.
Ljubljana was Green Capital of 2016.

Packages and prices:

The participants can select one of three provided packages.

Choose basic package and join us for a week full of content with creative and practical workshops on internationalization in new realiry. Moreover spoil yourself and top it up with provided standard and a comprehensice turistic package and let yourself enjoy a high-quality educational week with touristic and and culinary experience in sLOVEnia – the hearth of Europe.

Please note, that later alterations of selected package are not possible due to organizational protocols. 

OPTION 1: Basic Package

The package includes:

  • 5 day full course content (see agenda above)

Price: FREE

OPTION 2: Standard Package

The package includes:

  • Basic Package (5 day full course content)
  • Accommodation for 6 nights in provided Hotel***
  • Full Board for 5 days (Monday-Friday)
  • City travel card

Price: 799 EUR

OPTION 3: ALL INCLUSIVE Package with Tourist Experience*

The package includes:

  • Basic Package (5 day full course content)
  • Standard Package (6-nights Acommodation + 5x Full Board)
  • 2 Excursions 
  • Bus transportation
  • Escape room experience / movie night experience

Price: 1148 EUR

*This package will be implemented for 10 or more participants. For less than 10 participants the package will not be implemented and the Standard package will apply.

For additional information on the packages, please do not hesitate to contact the Programe Head Ms Polona Gačnik via email: polona.gacnik@gea-college.si

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Applications

 

Applications are open till Friday, March 25th, 2022.

 

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Minimum number of participants for the International Staff Week 2022 is 15. Should the number or received applications be lower than 15, the organizer may implement the right to change the dates, content or cancel the International Office Week. All candidates will be duly informed on the preparation of the International Staff Week 2022 and any possible alterations.

COVID-19 Clause: The organizer is exercising the right to make all necesarry changes to the content, dates, prices or any other part, important for implementation of the International Staff Week in case of “force majeure” related to COVID-19 situation. 

Refunds are not possible.


Contact

 

 

 

Get In Touch:
Send us an email or get in touch via phone.

Polona Gačnik, Head of the program
T: + 386 31 679 155
M: polona.gacnik@gea-college.si


International Staff Week 2022 is a part of Blended Intensive Program under Erasmus+ programme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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