University of Kragujevac organized the 2nd Erasmus+ International Staff Week

The University of Kragujevac was the first HEI in Serbia that organized Erasmus+ International Staff Week in May 2018. Pursuing its goal of strengthening internationalization policies and raising its visibility, the University of Kragujevac organized the 2nd Erasmus+ International Week from May 20 -24, 2019.

The topic of this  International Staff Week was “Serbia - partner vs. program country”  reflecting the new status of Serbia in Erasmus+ program, as well as the new opportunities and challenges that the change of status will bring along. The guests  from the partner countries shared with  the colleagues  from Serbia    their  thoughts, experiences and best practice in intercultural competence, personal skills development and student mobility. The participants were also invited to attend the celebration of the University of Kragujevac Patron Saint’s day  and to get introduced to  the activities carried out at the  University.

During the five-day program, the participants attended various workshops and presentations, but  also had an opportunity to be 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 2nd Erasmus+ International Week once again confirmed  the dedication of the University of Kragujevac to the process of internationalization, as well as the commitment to the overall improvement of  its international capacities allowing its students and staff  to gain knowledge, skills and competences that will raise their competitiveness not only at national level, but also at European and global labor market.

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