Abdullah Gul University (AGU) is very pleased to announce the 1st edition of the International Staff Training Week: 23rd27th May 2022, to be held in a face-to-face format, in Kayseri,Turkey.

Our university was founded in the city of Kayseri, a Historical, Trade, Industrial and Touristic Hub of Turkey counting 1,5 Mio inhabitants, very close to Cappadocia.

In 2021, AGU has earned international success and become the only Turkish university to be placed, for three consecutive years, in the 101-200 range of the University Impact Ranking of Times Higher Education, one of the most prestigious higher education ranking. AGU ranked at 27th place among the global top Innovative 100 universities of the WURI 2021 Ranking. In the first version of the WURI's Crisis Management category, also added as a result of the COVID-19, AGU reiterated this success globally and took 2nd place. The University also ranked 6th in Student Mobility and Openness.

Our International Staff Week targets administrative staff members from other universities interested in knowing more about AGU, as well as exploring the challenges and opportunities of the Erasmus Programme and the process of internationalization in the field of higher education.

AGU International Staff Week will be focused on the following topics among others:

  • Internationalization at home
  • Internationalization challenges
  • International Mobilities after the COVID-19
  • Student and Staff Mobility
  • International Partnerships
  • Networking
  • Best Practice Sharing

The final and detailed program will be sent to the selected candidates in May 2022 .

If you want to be part of International Staff Week, please fill in the form now until the 15th of March 2022.

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses through the Erasmus funds for staff mobility or otherwise. 

Who can participate?  International offices, administrative staff and others dealing directly or indirectly with internationalization.

The speaking language will be English.

Looking forward to meeting you in Kayseri!

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