From 8 to 13 of April 2018, the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host the UNICAH CAMPUS, a 5 days non-formal and practical training experience, which aims at developing our university students and future professionals’ expertise and critical thinking in the field of International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, with a special focus on the African Continent.
This activity is part of the UNICAH Project: Strategic Partnership for the Implementation of the University International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Network financed by the European Erasmus + Program its Key Action 2 for Strategic Partnership in the Field of High Education 2015. The project is carried out among the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), University of La Sapienza (Italy), University of Pavia (Italy) University Bretagne Sud (France), the SGroup European Universities' Network and the International Centre for Migrations, Health and Development. The project aims at preparing competitive professionals of the humanitarian sector able to implement change-making processes towards a more inclusive, respectful and fair global society, and fostering research and innovation in the field of international cooperation for the humanitarian professional sector.
The UNICAH CAMPUS is a non-formal training exercise, addressed to 15 students from each UNICAH partner university and 15 students from SGroup member Universities who will travel to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the dates included between the 7th and the 15th of April 2018. The liaison officers' of the SGroup Universities will approve the applications and, after students receive the confirmation they were selected, they should register at http://unicah.ulpgc.es/unicah-campus-admission-form/ before 31 March 2018 and upload a motivation letter, CV and scanned copy of valid ID document or Passport.
The CAMPUS will include practical cases, thematic activities, simulation exercises, and so on, with international experts and teachers in the field of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, thus allowing multicultural interaction with professionals and cohesion among the group of students, target goal of all the UNICAH activities.
The interaction between students from different disciplines and different European countries, the implementation of training modules involving professors and researchers from different European Universities and the involvement of civil society organizations and multilateral agencies, grant to all the UNICAH educational activities an important added value. Further information can be found in the document below.