International Staff Training Week Program

 This year's International Staff Training Week 2020 will adress topics on: 

  • Fostering cooperation between universities
  • Mobility opportunities and international programs at Birzeit University
  • Capacity building projects and joint research
  • Intercultural competence among university staff members

Program

 

Theme: Fostering Cooperation

Time

Activity

Venue

9:30-10:00

  • Arrival of participants
  • Registration
  • Signing arrival certificates and the mobility agreements. 

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

10:00-10:30

  • Opening and Welcoming Remarks

Presidential building, Shammas Hall

10:30-11:00

Presidential building, Shammas Hall

11:00-11:30

  • Break and group picture

Presidential building, main lobby

11:30-12:30

  • Introductory session: Presentation by participants ( Each participant will do a short presentation (introducing themselves and the university).

Presidential building, Shammas Hall

12:30-14:00

  • Lunch

BZU cafeteria

14:00-15:00

BZU campus

 

 

Theme: ERASMUS + Mobility (International Credit Mobility-ICM and International Programs at Birzeit University)

Time

Activity

Venue

9:30-10:00

Presidency Building

10:00-11:30

  • Erasmus + ICM procedures and Recognition (BZU Case)
  • Incoming mobility
  • Admission
  • Outgoing mobility for students and staff
  • Procedures
  • Selection Procedures
  • Visa issues
  • Regulations / Credit transfer by the Registration office
  • Staff mobility recognition by the HR department
  • Sharing other universities’ experiences

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

11:30-12:00

  • Break

 

12:00-12:30

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

12:30-13:20

  • Visit to PAS Offices and meeting with International Students

PAS Offices

13:20-14:00

  • Lunch

BZU cafeteria

14:00-16:00

  • Visit to Birzeit Old City

Birzeit City

 

 

Theme: Erasmus+ Key Action 2 - Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education (CBHE) and Joint Research and Projects

 

Time

Activity

Venue

9:30-10:20

  • Birzeit University experience in Erasmus+ Key Action 2 - Capacity building in the field of higher education

 

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

10:20-11:00

  • Joint research and projects at BZU by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

11:00-11:30

  • Break

 

11:30-12:30

Najjad Zeenni Information Technology Center of Excellence

12:30-13:30

  • Lunch

BZU cafeteria

13:30-14:00

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

14:00-15:00

  • Brief about the Higher Education in Palestine
  • Brief about CBHE in Palestine

 

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall

19:00

  • Dinner in Ramallah 

TBC

 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Theme: Developing Intercultural Competence in University Staff

Time

Activity

Venue

9:30-11:00

  • Meeting with concerned faculties and departments
    Individual meetings will be arranged with the concerned faculties and departments upon request.

BZU Campus

11:00-13:00

  • Info session about the universities to BZU students
  • Erasmus + calls and international programs

Institute of Law (Room 317)

13:00-14:00

  • Farewell Lunch and certificates

Presidency Building- Shammas Hall