USN Partner Days 2024

Do you want to meet international colleagues and work together on the topic outgoing Erasmus+ mobility? Join us for an exciting and informative staff week at Campus Vestfold, from 3rd to 5th of June 2024.


03 Jun

Practical information

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Are you interested in learning how to enhance the quality and impact of your outgoing exchange activities? Do you want to share experiences and best practices with colleagues from other HEIs across Europe? Do you want to discover the opportunities and benefits of the Erasmus+ programme for your institution and your students?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should join us for the staff week at Campus Vestfold, in Tønsberg from 3rd to 5th of June 2024. Tønsberg is the oldest town in Norway, with a rich history and culture, and a stunning location on the western coast of the Oslofjord. 

The staff week will focus on the theme of exchange students, outgoing mobility, how to succeed with Erasmus+, BIP, staff mobility, USN Research and KA2. You will have the chance to participate in interactive workshops, group sessions, and networking events, where you will learn from experts and peers about topics such as:

  • How to promote and support outgoing mobility among your students and staff
  • How to manage and monitor the quality and recognition of mobility activities
  • How to use digital tools and platforms to facilitate and simplify mobility processes
  • How to apply for and implement Erasmus+ KA2 projects and partnerships

Tentative program

Monday, June 3rd: 
Arrival  
17:00: Bus from Tønsberg city center to Verdens Ende
Welcome reception and dinner - Official Opening by Rector Pia Bing-Jonsson

Tuesday, June 4th:
09:00 - 09:15 Registration Campus Vestfold 
USN Partney Days Opening
USN presents Outbound mobility 
Presentation of outbound mobility by 3 partners
Lunch at Midgaard
Group work on outbound mobility
Presentation of the work
Wrap up
18:00 Tønsberg Tour (optional but recommended)
19:00 Dinner at Haugar/URO
 

Wednesday, June 5th:
08:45 - 09:00 Meet up Campus Vestfold 
09:00 Campus Tour
USN Research
EDUC / alliances
Walk & talk Adalstjern
Lunch
Exchange programs USN
Workshop: 3 tracks: Staff mobility, BIP, or KA 2
Presentation of group work
Closing and wrap up

 

6th - 7th of June: 
Possible to travel to other USN campuses for meeting with USN staff.

Registration and fees:

We have a registration fee of 600 NOK, which includes working materials and all the meals in the program. You will need to cover your own travel and accommodation expenses. However, we encourage our partners to use Erasmus+ staff mobility funds available at their home institutions to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

The staff week is open to staff from International Relations offices and Erasmus Offices who are involved in or interested in developing their international activities. The working language of the staff week is English.

Click here to registrate for the USN Partner Days 2024 – Campus Vestfold.

The number of participants is limited, and the maximum number of attendees per institution is two.

  • Registration deadline: 15. April 2024

Travel:

Tønsberg/ Campus Vestfold can be reached by bus or train from either Gardermoen airport or Torp airport. Train tickets can be booked via VY: www.vy.no/en You can also by train tickets on OSL or the train. 

How to get to campus:

https://www.usn.no/english/about/campuses/vestfold/how-to-get-to-campus-vestfold
For bus from Tønsberg city (Tønsberg rutebilstasjon) to Campus vestfold (Bakkenteigen), check out VKT  

Hotels:

Quality Hotel Tønsberg, 30 rooms have been booked to a price of NOK 1310 pr night, included breakfast. Due to a new booking system it is not yet possible to book, but booking code will come after March 20th. 

Thon Hotel Tønsberg Brygge: 35 rooms have been booked to a price of NOK 1895 pr night, included breakfast: https://www.thonhotels.com/event/universitetet-i-sorost-norge/ 

The rooms will be reserved until April 26th.  

 

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn, share, and network with your peers from different European HEIs. Register now and secure your spot for the staff week at Tønsberg i Vestfold Norway. We look forward to seeing you here!