2 January 2019

The University of Minho is very pleased to announce its UM_INT: UMinho INTernational Week which will be held between 13-16 May 2019.

This week is specifically designed for administrative staff and will focus on current features related to the practical issues within the International Cooperation sphere. Along the week, participants will have the opportunity to attend several sessions, seminars and workshops and actively participate in the programme through the presentation of selected topics. The programme will provide an intercultural learning experience through diverse networking moments creating the ideal atmosphere for the exchange of know-how and best practices between the participants as well as interact with staff from the University of Minho. This International Staff Training Week is open to administrative staff from the following different areas:

  • International Relations Office
  • Documentation Services
  • Teaching Support Office
  • Academic Services
  • Rector’s Support Services

Each specific area will offer different paths in terms of seminars/workshops. Each participants can only choose one specific area from the 5 ones stated above.

The week will also include a social programme that includes cultural visits of the surrounding monuments (find the complete programme below, in the document enclosed).


The compulsory staff week registration fee is 150 EUR (non-refundable after payment) and includes: useful kit; lunches and coffee-breaks; cultural visits; tour to the University facilities and infrastructures; and networking dinner on Tuesday.

To participate, please submit your application here, the latest until January 31st 2019. The selection results will be launched shortly after the application deadlines and applicants will be informed individually by e-mail.


The list of accommodation options as well as other relevant useful information will be sent to all participants after the selection process is concluded.

We look forward to your application!

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