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Calendar 2018-2019

Where ? Topic Dates Program Application
Antwerpen (KDG) Creativity 10 - 14 December 2018
Louvain-La-Neuve (HELDV) North-South Relations & Sustainable development 4 - 8 February 2019
Rotterdam (Inholland) Cross cultural dimensions in the city 4 - 8 February 2019
Liège (HELMo) All different but together in school : managing diversity 25 February - 1 March 2019
Valencia (UCV) 4 - 8 March 2019
Barcelona (Blanquerna) Education in the 21st Century 4 - 8 March 2019
Gävle 4 - 8 March 2019
Madrid (ESCUNI) 11 - 15 March 2019
Winchester Harmony in Education 25 - 29 March 2019
Mechelen (Thomas More) Drama in Education 1 - 5 April 2019
Stavanger Outdoor Education 1 - 5 April 2019
Vac (AVKF) 8 - 12 April 2019
Santarem Freedom & Citizenship in Europe 22 - 26 April 2019
Namur I (HENALLUX) Storytelling 23 - 26 April 2019
Lausanne (HEP) Serious games: creativity and innovation in education 29 April - 3 May 2019
UCSouth DK (Esbjerg) Imagine and create 29 April - 3 May 2019
Vienna (KPH) Music and Culture 13 - 17 May 2019
Schwäbisch Gmünd Europe 13 - 17 May 2019
Alkmaar (Inholland) Creating culture 13 - 17 May 2019

General principles

Member institutions of the Comenius Association organize international weeks for staff and students that usually last for one or two weeks.

These international weeks can be implemented in different ways:
1. a week including school visits, discussions about practice, cultural visits, etc.
2. a thematic week focusing on a specific topic

These international weeks could also consist of
3. a school placement
4. courses in the host institution
5. a research week

The international weeks have several objectives:
- above all to challenge their ‘ethnocentric’ views on culture by meeting other cultures, other ways of living, other families, other people.
- to enhance the personal development of students and staff by enabling them to experience something different from their daily routine
- to encourage their autonomy by giving them the opportunity to develop their own projects
- to broaden their educational experiences by being exposed to other systems
- to give them the opportunity to communicate in another language


- Target groups: any student or any staff member from member institutions interested in the project
- Deadline for students’ nominations: 20 November. For the institutions who can inly host a limited number of participants this will be clearly mentioned in the description. Nominations can only be forwarded by the international office.
- Cost: we try to keep it as low as possible to stimulate mobility. More precise informations will be communicated in the description of each international week.
- Accommodation: to be negotiated with the host institution
- ECTS credits: 1 or 2 credits for a week, dependent on the preparation and commitment
- Certificate: each participant will receive a certificate.
- Preparation: depending on the project, some preparation might be required.
- During the project, participants have to be present at all activities involved in the project.
- After the project, participants are encouraged to disseminate the results, the contents of the project in their home institution.