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Learning objectives

Dear participants,

This course has been designed with two 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.

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.

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:)