Applications are now open for the DIES “Management of Internationalisation” training course. The key objective of the training course is to qualify university staff from selected countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia, to manage processes and tasks of internationalisation in the area of higher education. Applications Close on 1 December 2021.

Leibniz University Hannover,  the  German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) are jointly organising the DIES Training Course “MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONALISATION” in cooperation with the Universidad Católica San Pablo – UCSP (Arequipa, Peru), Manipal Academy of Higher Education – MAHE (Manipal, India), and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology – JKUAT (Nairobi, Kenya)

The programme will enable the participants to build up improved and more effective structures and procedures of internationalisation at their home universities.

Course Content and Methodology

The course is composed of four thematic modules. Each training unit offers a balance between conceptual learning components and practice-oriented training, management skills as well as soft skills.

Each participant will develop and work on an Internationalisation Project that fits their position and institutional goals (e. g. strategic plan of HEI). This practice-oriented work will help them to define specific and realistic goals, develop a roadmap, set their own milestones, and to keep record of their tasks.

Who can apply? (Selection Criteria, Participants’ Profile)

  • Up to 30 participants from an institution in a selected country in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the area of International Higher Education Management.
  • Preferably between 30 and 50 years of age.
  • Excellent English language skills (speaking and writing)
  •  Commitment to attend all workshops and to develop an internationalisation project for their universities,
  • Commitment to providing a report every two months on their internationalisation project.

Application Deadline: 1 December 2021.

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