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International Staff Training Week 2017

 

The UPC welcomes administrative staff to our International Staff Training Week. We invite our Erasmus partner universities.

 

The programme is scheduled from May 8th to 12th 2017. 


Who

The program is directed to administrators working in the university level with interest in benchmarking, practice and networking with colleagues. It is particularly intended to staff linked directly or indirectly to international relations and internationalization. Although we will also discuss issues such as quality management , improvement of services, etc.. 

 

Language

The language of communication is English.

 

Programme

The programme will be constructed in days with specific themes from administrative point of view. Themes include:

 

  • General information about our University
  • The International Policy of the UPC
  • The UPC International Service
    • International promotion and alliances
    • Students mobility
    • Staff and academic mobility
    • International Projects 
    • Erasmus + Project
  • Quality management
  • Possibility of requesting individual programmes and meetings

 

We will spend also some time to discover the city of Barcelona and to socialize with your colleagues.

Once your place at the ISTW is confirmed we will forward you a detailed programme for the week.

 

How to apply?

The application period will be opened until March 19th. An online application form will be accessible in the following link:                                                                      

                                                                               Application form


All applicants will be notified by March 24th whether they have selected to participate in this programme.  


Accommodation

UPC has book some individual rooms in the UPC Residence. If you are interested in booking a room we kindly ask you to make the reservation yourself before March 15th .

When making the reservation you have to provide the following information:

 

Reservation number:   57.868

Full name:

Entry date:

Exit date:

Number of nights:

Rooms:

Credit card number and date of expiration:


We have made a reservation, 3 single rooms 3 double rooms 3 executive rooms, under the number  57.868 (this is from the 8th to the 12th of May).

Room Cost:

Single room: 57€

Double room (1 pax):66€

Double room (1 pax): 86€

Executive room (1 pax): 89€

Executive room (1 pax): 99€

(Price includes VAT and lunch)

In case you want to stay longer or different days you can always ask them: 

http://www.resa.es/eng/residencias/torre_girona 

 

Places are limited and acceptances will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis.

 Furthermore, you can book through their search engine of bookings, however, it is important that clients show the promotional code of UPC which is UPC15. If the search engine is not available, try this site:  

https://www.thebookingbutton.co.uk/properties/torregironadirect?locale=es&promotion_code=UPC15,

 

You can find alternative accommodation options with special rates for UPC visitors at: 

https://www.upc.edu/sri/en/congress/accomodation-upc-barcelonatech/hotels_in_barcelona

 

Costs

Participation in the scheduled program is free of charges. Other costs such as accommodation are covered by the participants themselves.

 Our K107 Erasmus partners will get an Erasmus grant that will be received once they arrive in Barcelona for the " Training Week". 

 

Further information:

 

Ms. Lluisa Romanillos

Head of the Staff Mobility Office

Institutional Relations and Internationalization Bureau

UPC-BarcelonaTech

mobilitat.pas@upc.edu

 

Jessica Pesantez

Staff Mobility Office

Institutional Relations and Internationalization Bureau

UPC-BarcelonaTech

mobilitat.pas@upc.edu