Course info


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Learning objectives

This course has been designed with three main learning objectives in mind, in relation to the main topic.

After the course, participants are expected to have gained insight to be able to:

(1) Identify resources and strategies to improve the branding and reputation of universities through internationalisation,

(2) Draft and implement strategies to improve the branding and reputation of their home universities through internationalisation.

(3) Gain awareness on several possibilities to personally contribute to the internationalisation of their institutions

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Practical information

Dear participants,

Welcome to the Blended Erasmus+ Training on the international attractiveness of universities.

This training combines eLearning (virtual content) and a 3-day event (physical training) in the wonderful city of Joensuu, Finland, from Tuesday, 28/11/2017 to Thursday, 30.11.2017.

On this website you will find basic information about the staff training in Joensuu, as well as the virtual learning material that ia also an essential component of the course.

Materials are licensed with Creative Commons CC BY 4.0, which allows the reuse and modification of the material but requires the attribution of the original creators. 



1. Joensuu training

Arrival date: Monday, 27.11.2017

Start date: Tuesday, 28.11.2017

End date: Thursday, 30.11.2017

Find more information on the main website of Joensuu training:

2. Virtual training


2.1 Before the training in Joensuu

Assignment A - Between Monday 16.10.2017 and Tuesday 24.10.2017, 14:00 CET - (Preparation of webinar)  

Webinar - Wednesday 25.10.2017, 13:00-15:00 CET 

Assignment B - Between Wednesday 25.10.2017 and Monday 27.11.2017, 14:00 CET - (Follow up task after the webinar) 

Preliminary readings - Between Wednesday 25.10.2017 and Monday 27.11.2017, 14:00 CET


2.2 After the training in Joensuu

Assignment C - From Thursday 30.11.2017  to  Friday, 22.12.2017 (Follow-up assignment after the Joensuu training)



You will find the course activities connected to Assignment A, B, C, the preliminary readings, as well as the webinar below.

Additionally, you will find a DISCUSSION GROUP called International attractiveness of universities, where you can ask questions and discuss activities that are part of the virtual training. You can find Assignment A in the discussion groups and another discussion topic with video links introducing our universities. We are uploading our personal introductions  and univerity videos there:)


Course activities

  1. BEFORE ON-SITE TRAINING. Webinar - International attractiveness of universities

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    The webinar is going to take place on Wednesday, 25.10.2017, 13:00-15:00 CEST.

    Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

    This meeting is locked with a password: BEST

    First GoToMeeting? You can do a quick system check: https://link



    Dear participants,

    Please, find below our schedule for the training to take place in Joensuu 28-30 November 2017. This information is also included as a powerpoint presentation in this section for your convenience.

    The presentation has been updated (07.12.2017) and includes a few pictures now. No

  3. BEFORE ON-SITE TRAINING. Preliminary readings



    study lounge

    Study Lounge at University of Eastern Finland (UEF)

    Photo: Carmen Santamaría 



    Dear course users,

    We have prepared two brief reading activities for you to activate some interesting topics before you proceed to course materials. They are aimed at facilitating  informed discussion of



    Learning session 4 –  (10:00 –12:00) Natura N113

    Student organisations and attractiveness of universities (Stefan Jahnke, EUF; Rasmus Aberg (ESN):

    Question time, self-evaluation & open discussion (Carmen Santamaria, UAH and Stefan Jahnke, EUF)

    Participants are invited to make questions on topics

  5. Course materials and resources


    Dear course participants and future users of this course,

    In this folder you can find a list of all the course materials and the materials attached for an easier download.

    The file "Outline International Attractiveness" contains some planning tips for future users of the course. 

    1. Course


    group in smart room



    Dear course participants,

    After our experience in Joensuu we are ready to share the results of some follow up assignments or activities which will increase our awareness of the topics explored during the training. They are listed as assignments C1 and C2.



Discussion groups

Course events