From 15th to 19nd May 2017 the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer hosted the 3rd International Staff Training Week. This event was designed, inter alia, for staff members of our international (ERASMUS+)Partner Universities and offered a wide programme, such as individual workshops, a World Café focussing on "New Developments and Challenges in University Life" as well as a cultural programme. 30 international guests from the following universities took part in the week:


  • IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems (Austria)
  • Svendborg International Maritime Academy (Denmark)
  • Lääne-Viru College (Estonia)
  • Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Université François Rabelais-Tours (France)
  • University Lille 1 (France)
  • Technological Education Institution of Western Greece (Greece)
  • Sapir Academic College (Israel)
  • Latvian Maritime Academy (Latvia)
  • Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)
  • Gdansk University of Technology (Poland)
  • Lodz University of Technology (Poland)
  • Polytechnic Institute of Beja (Portugal)
  • Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • Northern Arctic Federal University (Russia)
  • Cádiz University (Spain)
  • Catalonia Politechnic University (Spain)
  • University of Valladolid (Spain)
  • Imperial College London (UK)
  • Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
  • as well as additional guests from Spain and Italy

Our international guests participated in the following "Special Interest Groups": Centre for Lifelong Learning, Computer Centre, Entrepreneurship Centre, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Faculty of Social Work and Health, Faculty of Technology (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Faculty of Technology (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Human Resources, International Office, Planning and Quality Assurance, Student Counselling Service, Technology Transfer, University Didactics, University Marketing, University Sports.

A review of the Staff Week Programme is available here.

The International Staff Training Week was coordinated by the International Office with support of the Technology Transfer.