Within the first International Staff Week academic and administrative staff members of partner universities from Poland, Portugal and Finland visited the University of Kragujevac.
Within the realization of Erasmus+ mobility, the University of Kragujevac organized the first International Staff Week, from 21st to 25th May 2018, following its goal to improve its capacities and raise its visibility. This is also the very first International Staff Week organized in Serbia.
The topic of the first International Staff Week was the implementation of the Erasmus + mobility projects and on that occasion, the University of Kragujevac hosted 11 professors and colleagues from partner universities from Poland, Portugal and Finland.
The Participants of the International Staff Week were also invited to attend the Patron Saint’s day celebration program at the University of Kragujevac and to get introduced to all the activities of the University.
During the five-day program, the participants were divided into groups according to their respective fields of work and had individual meetings with colleagues from the Department of International Relations, Department of Legal Affairs, Public Relations Services, Center for Career Development and Student Counseling, while the teachers gave lectures to students at the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjacka Banja and Faculty of Economics in Kragujevac. Students from the University of Kragujevac were able to get acquainted with the representatives of the University of Porto, the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Cracow University of Economics, as well as with their study offer and services for international students.
The colleges from partner universities were introduced to the cultural and historical heritage of Šumadija Region, Serbian history, culture and tradition, as well as the Serbian language through various lectures and sightseeing tours.
The organization of the 1st International Staff Week once again confirms the dedication of the University of Kragujevac to the process of internationalization, as well as the commitment to the overall improvement of its capacities and visibility within the European Higher Education Area.