The University of Zagreb International Relations Office is organising, between 12 and 16 March 2018, the very first Erasmus+ International Staff Week – an international event dedicated to promoting cooperation with the University’s non-European partner institutions. These are institutions that the University of Zagreb cooperates with within the scope of the Erasmus+ KA107 academic mobility project, and the aim of this event is to evaluate the cooperation achieved thus far as well as consider the possibilities of its continuation and expansion to other types of projects.
The participants at the Staff Week include the following universities: University of Ulsan (Republic of Korea), "Ivan Franko" National University of L’viv (Ukraine), National Research University Higher School of Economics (Russia), Ural Federal University (Russia), University of Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Prishtina (Kosovo), Voronezh State University (Russia), Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia), Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine), University of Montenegro (Montenegro), University of Belgrade / Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Serbia), Universität Regensburg (Germany), University of Cincinnati (USA), Bar-Ilan University (Israel) and University of Shkodra "Luigj Gurakuqi" (Albania).
In addition to the activities planned for foreign partners, lectures and workshops open to staff of the University of Zagreb and its constituent units will also be held on Wednesday 14 March and Friday 16 March 2018. The guest speaker for the Wednesday workshops about internationalisation is Mr István Vilmos Kovács from the Hungarian Corvinus University of Budapest.
In cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Chile, two Chilean universities will also be making their introductions during the Staff Week: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad de Magallanes, as well as the Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, CONICYT).