Workshop co-organised by LEMONOC at the University of Basel

When: Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015, 2:00PM - 5:30PM

Nadelberg 6, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Learning mobility for mutual benefit: Perspectives of sending institutions in South and North

This workshop offers experts and stakeholders in student mobility, exchange programmes and joint study programmes a platform for exchange and networking. It addresses the potential and challenges of learning mobility between the ‘Global South’ and the ‘Global North’. The focus will be on the requirements concerning partnerships and the institutional setup for successful learning mobility to the benefit of both sides. Presentations will address the expectations and challenges, institutional processes and organizational enablers, and good practices and lessons learned from the perspective of sending institutions.

The following resource persons will provide input and join the discussion:

  • Veit Arlt, Executive Director, Centre for African Studies Basel (Switzerland)
  • Marianne Cox, Policy Advisor, EP-Nuffic (Netherlands)
  • Karine Hindrix, Project Coordinator, LEMONOC/University Colleges Leuven-Limburg (Belgium)
  • Axel Hoffmann, Secretary General, tropEd/Head Teaching and Training, Swiss TPH (Switzerland)
  • James Otieno Jowi, Executive Director, African Network for Internationalization of Education/Moi University (Kenya)
  • Bernadette Peterhans, Deputy Head Teaching and Training, Swiss TPH (Switzerland)
  • Gerhild Tesak/René Schegg, Higher Education Didactics and Technologies, University of Basel (Switzerland)
  • Erich Thaler, International Relations, University of Basel (Switzerland)

Download the detailed programme

Date: 10 February 2015
Time: 14.00h to 17.30h
Venue: Department of English, University of Basel (Nadelberg 6, 4051 Basel)
Fee: CHF 40 (CHF 20 for students)
Registration: Before 31 January 2015 on
Contact: Pascal Schmid, Centre for African Studies Basel - (0)61 267 34 82

The event is organised by the International Office of the University of Basel, the Centre for African Studies Basel (ZASB), the Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries (KFPE) and LEMONOC.


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