The key objective of the training course is to qualify university staff from Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, to manage processes and tasks of internationalisation  in  the  area  of  higher  education.  The programme  will  enable  the participants to build up improved and more effective structures of internationalisation at their home universities.

The programme consists of three workshops and in depth e-learning phases. The three interconnected workshops will take place on 1-12 September 2014, March/April 2015 and 21-30 September 2015. To guarantee the most individual-tailored training, the participants will receive reading and working material shortly after their selection. Thus, they will begin the analysis in their home countries 8-10 weeks before the first workshop in Hannover takes place. This initial material aims to provide an insight in conceptual issues, as well as to foster the reflection on the individual/institutional status quo.

Participants’ Profile

At least 3-5 years of experience in the area of Higher Education Management: either as international office staff or higher education managers responsible for coordinating international activities.

Preferably not older than 50 years of age.

Active and excellent English language skills (speaking and writing) are indispensable.

Commitment to attend all workshops and to develop an individual PALP, fulfilling approx. 2 hours’ workload weekly (e-learning).

Minimum  technical  equipment  that  guarantees  the  participation  in  the  e-learning phases: internet connection and, if possible IT support for video conferences.

Selection Criteria

Up to 30 participants will be selected. A gender balance is aimed at, given that qualifications and other criteria are fulfilled.

Candidates of the following countries are eligible to apply:

Latin America: Mexico, Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama) and the Andean countries (Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru)

Africa: Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Middle East: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Yemen

Asia:   Cambodia,   India,   Indonesia,   Laos,   Malaysia,   Myanmar,   Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam

Deadline for Application

Kindly find attached the application form and the detailed announcement of the DIES-Training Course. Please send your application as one pdf file until the 02nd of May 2014 via e-mail to International Office, Leibniz Universität Hannover: DIES-info@zv.uni-hannover.de

The  Selection  Committee  is  comprised  of  members  of  the  DAAD,  the  HRK  and  the universities in charge of the course implementation. All applicants will be informed about the results of the selection process in June 2014.

In case of further inquiries please contact Ms. Petra Bogenschneider at DAAD Cairo Office: Petra.Bogenschneider@daadcairo.org

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DIES-TRAINING COURSE MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONALISATION 2014/2015 - Deadline for application 2 May 2014 - Cairo University