Erasmus Staff Training Week 2018

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25 – 29 JUNE, 2018


Central European University is delighted to invite you to our third Erasmus+ International Staff Training Week. As a graduate university with a strong focus on Social Sciences and Humanities, and with a long list of academic and research collaborations worldwide, the focus of the event will be higher education partnerships in the mentioned areas.

The week will begin with an introduction to the latest developments in the internationalisation strategies of universities with programs in social sciences and humanities in Central-Eastern Europe. In the afternoon of the first day the participants are invited to learn more about Budapest by taking a Danube river cruise.

The next days the program will have in-depth discussions and analyses about key elements of university partnerships and internationalization:

  • Cooperation frameworks such as Erasmus+ within and outside of Europe. The participants will learn about Hungarian initiatives in higher education, which can boost the internationalisation efforts of their institutions.
  • International research collaboration management under the European Commission's Horison 2020 Program, where the participants will have the chance to exchange best practices on how to communicate research results to the public.
  • Student experience enhancement - as student exchanges and international students mobility are essential elements of academic partnerships, a whole day (Thursday) will be dedicated to the international student cycle and to the best approaches to ensuring a great experience for students.

The program will include presentations and group discussions led by CEU experts and invited guest speakers.

Since we believe that everyone can benefit from the experiences of colleagues with similar roles, during the last day of the training week all participants will have the opportunity to meet their counterparts at CEU and exchange best practices.

You can see the tentative program in the attachment (small changes may occur).

The language of the event will be English only.

Target audience: University Administrative Staff working on the internationalisation and partnership building agenda of their institution.

Participation fee, meals, transportation:

The participation fee of 180 Euro will include the following:

» Welcome Package
» Boat cruise and dinner on the Danube river
» 7 days public transport pass in Budapest
» Workshop materials
» Daily lunches and coffee/tea during the breaks
» Farewell dinner
» Certificate of Attendance

Accommodation and travels costs are individually arranged by applicants. We are happy to provide assistance with accommodation arrangements.

For further information, please contact Ms. Agnes Leyrer or Ms. Dorottya Urai at

Postal address: Nador u. 9.| 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Office address: Jozsef Attila u. 24. Room 101| 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Office: + 36 1 327-3000 ext. 2018


We are able to accept 30 applications. Applicants will be informed about participation within 2 weeks after the application deadline. Writing a good quality, well detailed, motivated application increases your chances of being selected for the event. Please note that we will not send any letters of acceptance before the application deadline.