International Staff Week at Democritus University of Thrace

As Universities in Europe and worldwide strive, during the pandemic, to continue their international activities and enhance international cooperation and partnerships, we warmly invite academic, administrative and other staff members from partner and non-partner universities to join our “1st DUTH International Week”, a five-day training programme that will be held online, on May 24th – 28th, 2021.
Participants will get to know our University, will have the opportunity to present their University, as well as to network, benchmark and share ideas and good practices, while conducting training activities in a variety of fields, such as:

  • New features of the Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027
  • Covid-19 Challenges and   Digital Transition in Education
  • New digital tools in Higher Education
  • Open Pedagogies in Higher Education
  • Time management, motivation, emotions and performance
  • Academic and administrative staff will share a common programme for the first three days. On May 27th and 28th however, academic and administrative staff will have different activities; for academic staff emphasis will be put on the development of pedagogical and curriculum design skills for HEI.

Joint sessions with the University of Piraeus will be held on May 25th and 26th linking two Universities and two events in one in the virtual world and expanding the opportunities for networking and exchange of ideas!


Deadline for applications: Friday 14 May 2021

In order to assure quality and effectiveness in all activities the maximum number of participants is 80 with a limit of 2 participants from the same Institution.
Democritus University of Thrace will consider the following selection criteria to select the participants:

  • Geographical balance
  • Administrative staff and academic representatives proportionality

All applicants will receive confirmation email regarding their participation by 17 May 2021.

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