Newsletter n.3


Forthcoming Events

National seminar & Fourth IEREST Consortium in Koper
On 27 March 2014 the first IEREST national seminar will take place in Koper, hosted by the University of Primorska.
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IEREST module 1 for outgoing students
Starting from March, some IEREST partners (Bologna, Helsinki, Koper, Durham, and Leuven) will be involved with piloting Module 1, the first part of the IEREST intercultural path, with future outgoing students.
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Past Events

Meeting in Leuven
On the 30th and 31st of October 2013 the IEREST partners met in Leuven for the third Consortium meeting. The event was hosted by Roger Janssens, Jan Van Maele, and Basil Vassilicos.
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Seminar by Prof. Jim Coleman in Bologna
On the 22 October 2013, IEREST hosted in Bologna a seminar by Prof. Jim Coleman (The Open University, UK) entitled “European Student Mobility and the Englishisation of Higher Education”.
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IEREST presented at the University of West Hungary
On the 14 October 2013, the president of TEE (AEDE-Hungary), Irina Golubeva was invited to the University of West Hungary to give a presentation at the Intercultural Workshop "At home abroad".
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IEREST conference: Call for abstracts Portici Bologna

The call has gone out for abstracts for participation in the IEREST conference “Teaching the intercultural in contexts of student mobility” (Bologna, June, 12th - 13th, 2014).


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Towards Module 1!
Work in groups

IEREST has been busy working on Work Package 3, which is the backbone of the project. Led by the University of Helsinki, the main idea is to define learning objectives (general and per module) and the contents of each module.


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The IEREST Focus Groups
Focus groups

Work package 2 is drawing to an end. The virtual focus groups in September 2013 made up the final round of data collection of target groups’ needs. The most prominent and intriguing of the results from the student questionnaire were presented for comment to the participating teachers, officers, and students.

Project fliers
Flier_2 Download here the IEREST project fliers (Flier_1 & Flier_2)! They have been designed in Bologna by Emmaboshi Studio
Let’s meet the University of Helsinki
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The University of Helsinki has the widest range of disciplines in Finland. It was established in Turku in 1640, but was moved to Helsinki in 1828. It has eleven faculties, comprising 36, 500 students and 8,600 staff.

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