IMPALA events

The IMPALA project will carry out a number of activities focussing on the implementation of strategies for internationalisation in its four SA partner universities CPUT, UNIVEN, UL, UFH.

In 2017 the IMPALA project consortium will organize the following events:

  • A three-day training course programme for SA academics, leaders and administrators of the partner institutions on various topics in the field of internationalization of HE (20 - 23/03, Cape Town)
  • European site visit programme for the University leaders of the four SA partner universities  (26 - 30/06, University of Graz, University of Antwerp, UCLL)
  • A final workshop for trainees of the IMPALA Staff training week (25 - 28/09, Venda)

All activities are jointly organized by the South African and European IMPALA partners involved, discussed and monitored at consortium meetings and prepared by the different working groups installed within the network:

* WG 1: Strategies and site visits (Cornelius Hagenmeier, UNIVEN; Jabu Makhubela, UL, Bernd Wächter, ACA)
* WG 2: Short Term Programmes/Summer Schools (Francesco Girotti, UB; Hlulani Mabasa, UL; George Varkey, external expert)
* WG 3: Internationalisation of the curriculum (Segun Obadire, UNIVEN; Piet Van Hove & Patricia De Clopper, UA)
* WG 4: Project writing and management (Rene Pellissier, CPUT; Filippo Sartor, UNIBO)
* WG 5: Mobility Toolkit (Sabine Pendl, UNI GRAZ)