Posts Categorized: Mobility

20 Apr 2016

Guaranteeing student safety and liberties as a hosting university

This week on the EAIE blog, we are highlighting the spring issue of Forum magazine on the theme of ‘Internationalisation in a conflicted world’. Conflict comes in many shapes and sizes and perhaps always has. Yet, in our highly interconnected world, conflict increasingly affects us all. How internationalisation professionals cope with conflict in its many… Read more »

19 Apr 2016

Guaranteeing student safety and liberties as a sending university

This week on the EAIE blog, we are highlighting the spring issue of Forum magazine on the theme of ‘Internationalisation in a conflicted world’. Conflict comes in many shapes and sizes and perhaps always has. Yet, in our highly interconnected world, conflict increasingly affects us all. How internationalisation professionals cope with conflict in its many… Read more »

05 Apr 2016

Key aspects of emergency planning for acute crises

The work done by international educators is deeply impacted by the risk of emergencies abroad and at home. These issues affect students and scholars in at-risk situations, but also the kind of preparation required by sending and hosting institutions. The upcoming issue of Forum magazine, currently in production, will look at how our conflicted world… Read more »

15 Mar 2016

A welcome system for international staff

Most higher education institutions in Europe have established welcome procedures for international students, but such procedures are not as common when it comes to international staff and researchers. The ‘Welcome Office’ at University of Trento in Italy made it its mission to provide researchers and visiting scholars with the same kind of support that students… Read more »

13 Jan 2016

Crafting better crisis management strategies

Since the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris last November, many higher education international offices, faculty, students and parents have been concerned about study abroad. While several crisis management policies and procedures address how to handle student and faculty behavioural issues, currency devaluations, strikes, etc, few have expressly addressed preparing for or responding to terrorist attacks…. Read more »

06 Jan 2016

How to build intercultural interaction

Internationalisation at Home (IaH) aims to give all students intercultural and international competences. The majority of college students don’t have the opportunity to travel. Students that do get to travel often fail to develop relationships with local students. International students are, in many ways, an untapped resource for IaH. Designing programmes that foster intercultural interaction is a… Read more »

15 Dec 2015

Understanding the international student experience

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the largest student association in Europe. We support students at the local level in host institutions and advise outgoing students, but we also advocate for the general improvement of exchange programmes in Europe. For the past 10 years, ESN has carried out a survey – with over 129 000 responses… Read more »

11 Dec 2015

Beyond recruitment and mobility: Internationalisation at Home

Today (and yesterday) on the EAIE blog, we are highlighting the winter issue of the EAIE’s member magazine Forum on the theme of Internationalisation at Home. While mobility may still reign as a key aspect of internationalisation, it is by no means the only one. Coined in 1999 within the EAIE, Internationalisation at Home is… Read more »

10 Dec 2015

Staff exchange programmes and campus internationalisation

Today and tomorrow on the EAIE blog, we are highlighting the winter issue of the EAIE’s member magazine Forum on the theme of Internationalisation at Home. While mobility may still reign as a key aspect of internationalisation, it is by no means the only one. Coined in 1999 within the EAIE, Internationalisation at Home is… Read more »

13 Aug 2015

Can you build a global perspective in your students with only a short-term stay?

You may know about the four P’s of marketing, but do you know the six P’s for successful international programmes? In Workshop 15 at the EAIE Annual Conference in Glasgow, Building global perspectives: high-impact, short-term study programmes, we will introduce you to the six P’s and show how they can help your programme transform participating students, even… Read more »