The EUF Open Space is a 3-day event that brings together Higher Education professionals to discuss and prepare new EU funded projects.


Day 1


09:30 Arrival and registration

10:00 Welcome speech by the rectorate

10:10 Introduction to the EUF and the goals of the Open Space

10:40 What is the institutional impact of Erasmus+ projects on universities?

11:00 Introduction to the Project Idea Corner 

11:30 Coffee break & Project Idea Corner

12:00 How does the Erasmus+ programme contribute to the modernisation of the EHEA?

12:50 Introduction to Erasmus+ calls

13:10 Lunch

15:00 How to develop and EU project proposal — Theory & Idea generation

16:30 Coffee break & Project Idea Corner

17:00 Writing a project proposal — a practical approach

Evening20:00 Social dinner at Akron Neotaverna

Day 2


09:00  Arrival

09:30 Introduction to the day

09:40 Strategic Partnerships, Knowledge Alliances and Capacity Building

11:00 Coffee break and Project Idea Corner

11:30 Key criteria for a successful application #1

12:00 Key criteria for a successful application #2

13:15 Lunch
Afternoon16:00 Join us for a guided tour of Thessaloniki (approximately 3 hours) together with Nancy Kyriakou, Laboratory Teaching Staff, School of History and Archaeology.

Day 3


09:30 Arrival

10:00 Introduction to the day

10:10 Project management — key aspects

10:30 Project management — role play

11:30 Coffee break & Project Idea Corner

12:00 Parallel sessions

13:00 Wrap-up and feedback

13:30 Lunch
Afternoon15:00 Optional project incubation sessions & Networking


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Key dates

20 - 22 June, 2018

Early bird registration until: 15/04/2018

Normal registration until: 06/06/2018