Within the Erasmus+ Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, opportunities are provided for staff of educational institutions to undertake a learning and/or professional experience in another country.
Following the signed agreement of academic cooperation between University of Kurdistan (UOK) and the ICD International Business School (Paris, France), Dr. Qobad Shafiee, Assistant Director of International Relations and Scientific Cooperation of UOK visited the ICD International Business School within the framework of the Erasmus+ KA 107 staff mobility program. This mobility took place from April 14 to April 20, 2019.
The main purpose of this visit was to participate in the 2nd International staff week organized by ICD from April 15 to April 18, 2019. Participants from several countries including France, Spain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Croatia and Austria attended this international staff week to learn and discuss about different aspects of leadership.
Developing further cooperation with ICD International Business School and IGS Group, Paris, as well as the Austrian partner of UOK, FH Joanneam University of Applied Sciences, find
ing new partners and discussing on possible ways of cooperation, and learning different aspects of leadership and internationalization has been the main outcomes of this staff mobility. It should be noted that within the framework of Erasmus+ KA107, three students and two teachers of UOK have been sent out to ICD and one ICD teacher visited UOK in the academic year 2018-2019. Ramin Amani, Araz Nader Mahmoudi (undergraduate students in Economics), Sahand Atlasi (Master student of MBA), Dr. Nematollah Azizi (Professor in Educational Sciences) and Dr. Khalil Gholami (Associate Professor in Educational Sciences) from UOK, and Dr. Dhouha El Amri (Associate Professor) form ICD has been exchanged between the institutions.
The Erasmus+ staff mobility grant is an EU-funded grant that helps finance EU and non-EU staff teaching and training mobility with other Erasmus+ partner institutions. The programme provides subsidies to promote European-leve cooperation, exchange, follow-up training and traineeships for university staff members.