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THE EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED!!!

March 17, 2020

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Internationalization at Home (IaH) is a strategy for institutions of higher learning that wish to reap the benefits of an international social and academic environment on campus despite challenges in the area of actual student and staff mobility.

The conference will focus on:

  • Internationalization Strategies
  • Marketing International Programs
  • Social Integration of International Students on Campus
  • Security Procedures for International Students

The program will be especially relevant for policy makers and employees of institutions of higher learning in the following offices:

  • International Office, School or Program
  • Strategic Planning Unit
  • Academic Secretariat
  • Dean of Students
  • Teaching Center
  • Public Relations Department

For a brief film on the project click here.

Please register HERE

Program

9:30     Reception

10:00   Greetings from Hosts – Prof. Limor Aharonson-Daniel, Vice President for Global Engagement, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

10:20   Introduction to WILLIAM – Dr. Yael Israel-Cohen, Coordinator of Erasmus + WILLIAM Initiative, College of Management Academic Studies

10:45   Panel Discussion: Internationalization Strategies – Dr. Uwe Brandenburg, Director of Global Impact Institute; Ing. Violeta Osouchová, Head of Division for Strategy and International Marketing, Masaryk University; Ms. Jane Turner, Head of the International Office, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ms. Emma Afterman, Head of International Policy and Cooperation, Council for Higher Education of Israel; Moderator: Dr. Stavi Baram, Director, Office of International Academic Affairs, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

11:45   Coffee Break

12:00   Social Integration of International Students: 3 Case Studies – Mr. Rasmus Benke-Åberg, Director of Erasmus Student Network; Ms. Sigal Kleynerman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ms. Laila Perlman Soppi, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; Dr. Yoni Kaplan (moderator), Hebrew University of Jerusalem

12:45   Marketing Programs for International Students – Ing. Violeta Osouchová, Head of Division for Strategy and International Marketing, Masaryk University

13:15   Reform of English Language Skills – Ms. Emma Afterman, Head of International Policy and Cooperation, Council for Higher Education of Israel

13:30   Lunch

14:15   Orientation for International Students – Ms. Leena Saurwein, Management Center Innsbruck & Ms. Sigal Kleynerman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15:00   Safety and Security Protocols – Prof. Shira Hantman, Tel Hai College

15:30   Jump-starting “Internationalization at Home” – Dr. Yael Israel-Cohen, Coordinator of WILLIAM, College of Management Academic Studies

16:00   Departure

 

For more information, please contact: Dr. Stavi Baram;  Email: stavi@bgu.ac.il;  Telephone: +972-8-6428425

 

Please register HERE

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