Save the date: 2023 SGroup Calendar of Events and Activities

24 January 2023

As we start a new year, SGroup is pleased to officially announce its main events and initiatives for 2023. Save the date in your calendar and join us!

  • ICon Programme - applications open now and until 30 April.
  • PhD Training and Competition - call for applications to be launched on 6 February.
  • Summer School in Colombia - calendar to be announced in February.
  • Think Tank Spring Conference - 25 and 26 May International Staff Week - 6 to 9 June
  • Annual Meetings - 25 to 27 October

The year starts with the 2023 ICon Call for applications for mobility grants, which will be open until 30 April. All info available here.

In February, applications for the II SGroup PhD Training and Competition and the second edition of the SGroup Summer School in Colombia, hosted by the University of Los Andes in Bogotá will be launched and all deadlines and detailed information of the foreseen activities will be made available.

The first in-person event of the year will be the IV Think Tank Spring Conference, targeting academics, researchers and lecturers of any higher education institution, will take place in the University of Babes-Bolyai in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, from 25 to 26 May.

Shortly after, from 6 to 9 June, administrative and academic staff members from SGroup universities with an interest on the topic “Employability and entrepreneurship for change”, are invited to join the II SGroup International Staff Week that will be hosted from 6 to 9 of June by the University of Cyprus.

Also in June, SGroup members, partners and the wider Higher Education community are invited to attend the Final Conference of the IHES project taking place in Brussels (14 June) and the Interim Conference of the DITE project in the University of Szczecin, Poland (20 June).

To conclude the in-person events, in October, the 34th SGroup Annual Meetings will be hosted by the University of Cantabria, in Santander, Spain, comprising the Liaison Officers’ meeting (25), the interim Think Tank Academy Conference (26) and the General Assembly and Projects Incubator (27). The SGroup 2023 Annual Meetings will follow the same format as last year, with the Think Tank Academy Conference being held in between the Liaison Officers’ meeting and the General Assembly as the programme will be relevant to both groups.

More details on the content of each event will be made available on SGroup’s upcoming newsletters, social media, and website, stay tuned!

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