On 16-20th of April, head of Sabauni’s International Relations Office, Shorena Parunashvili paid a visit to the University of Valladolid, Spain, where participated in the International Staff Week, organized by University of Valladolid within the Erasmus+ KA107 project. In the Staff Week there were participating around 50 representatives of 33 universities from all over the world (Latin America, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Africa). During the week the participants had an opportunity to exchange their experience, discuss the current E+ project and the perspective of future cooperation.
The participants were available to get to know closer the work style of the International Relations Department of UVa, their projects, structure and future plans.
The first day of the International Staff Week Mar Fernandez, the Director of International Relations greeted to the participants and made a presentation of the University of Valladolid. The second part of the day the panel session was hold, where the participants were able to exchange experience and information about their universities.
17th of April was dedicated to the workshops on Internationalization and E+ KA107 project, where ICM team of UVa talked about the current project, its procedures and realization steps. The second part of the day there were meetings with Faculty members. The representative of Sabauni, Shorena Parunashvili has met the representatives of Faculty of Business and discussed the International Semester of Commerce, where Sabauni’s two students will be sent for study in spring semester of 2018-2019 academic year, within this E+ program.
Next day of the Staff Week the participants were able to talk about the possibility for future cooperation. That day, the participants were welcomed by Oscar Puente, the city Mayor of Valladolid. The rest of day, the visit in National Sculpture Museum was planned.
According to the agenda, on 19th of April, the Vice-Rector of Segovia Campus welcomed the participants and guided tour to Segovia city was offered to them.
Last day of the IW, the final meeting was hold and the Diplomas of attendance were awarded to participants. The Day was ended by farewell cocktail with traditional music.
The University of Valladolid is a one of the old University in Spain, founded in XIII century, nowadays it has 4 campuses in different cities (Valladolid, Palencia, Segovia and Soria) and 25 217 students. Sabauni has started cooperation with UVa from 2018-2019 academic year within Erasmus+ KA107 project that implies the student and staff mobility.