Building Tomorrow Today – Internationalization in a global world

18 to 21 of April, 2016, in Jönköping, Sweden

Target groups: Faculty members and administrative staff at all levels at our partner universities, other external partners to JU, faculty and staff at JU

Focal Themes:

  • The Future StudentChallenges for Higher Education
  • Strategic Partnerships and Knowledge AlliancesErasmus+ as an enabler
  • Transnational Mobility Activities How to boost your university and make it visible worldwide?
  • Validation and Cultural Awareness

Take the opportunity to meet colleagues from all over the world to exchange ideas, share best practices and strengthen partnerships. You will also have the possibility to meet students and participate in the international fair. The programme includes keynote speakers, seminars, time for networking and a reception at the City Hall, Discover places you will not find on Google – join the guided city tour of Jönköping and the twin town of Huskvarna, Enjoy the gala dinner at Jönköping’s Stora hotellet and take some time to relax and have fun!

The conference starts Monday 18 April with registration at 4-6 pm and is followed by mingle in the brand new sky bar called “Munksjötornet”. It is also possible to register on Tuesday 19 at 8.30 am. The conference opens at 10 am the same day and closes Thursday 21 at 1.30 pm. A post-conference cultural programme follows in the afternoon, where we invite you to participate in a cultural excursion to the historical and beautiful island of Visingsö and the picturesque town of Gränna.

If you are an EU partner to JU and wants to use the Erasmus+ funding, we are happy to arrange job shadowing for administrative staff and teaching for faculty members. Please note that this needs to be advertised in the application form upon registration of attendance. Administrative staff need to specify area of interest regarding the job shadowing. Faculty members need to submit a CV and inform us of their field of teaching.