International staff week at the university of Valladolid

During 17-21 of October 2022 an international staff week was organized at the University of Valladolid. The representatives of universities from different countries, specialists of the international relations departments, professors and other employees took part in it. The participant universities included Medical University-Sofia, University Paris-Saclay, University of Lodz, University of Tallin, etc. The leading specialist of International Relations Department Susanna Hayrapetyan participated in a staff week on behalf of Armenian National Agrarian University.

The week was full of practical and cultural elements. On the first day the director of International Relations Service of the University of Valladolid Mar Fernandez introduced Valladolid city, the University of Valladolid and the activities of International Relations Service, all the international projects including Erasmus+, partners of the university and agreements in force. The employee of the International Relations Service Marian Calvo later elaborated on the Erasmus+ KA 107/171 project.

On the second day the participants had the opportunity to meet with the coordinators of International Relations and discuss questions they were interested in and possibilities of future cooperation as well as three students from the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) were able to share their experience with the participants on the same day.

Seven participant universities presented their best practices of ICM project on Wednesday. Susanna Hayrapetyan introduced ANAU with all its infrastructures and best practices of Erasmus+ ICM prepared by IRD. Susanna Hayrapetyan also spoke about the projects of ANAU International Relations Department including Visegrad +, AWDA and Erasmus+ KA2 projects GeoTak and SMARTI.

The cultural elements of the mobility included guided walking tour of Valladolid, Spanish language course, visit to Segovia Campus, guided walking tour of Segovia, visit to the faculty of law, etc. ANAU wants to thank the employees of International Relations Service of the University of Valladolid for organizing international staff week perfectly.