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Training Week about Sustainable Development and Innovation at Université Catholique de Lille

Dear Colleagues,

As you know, our University has chosen Innovation and Sustainable Development as two major strategic research and action fields across the whole campus.

In order to open our activities to other international initiatives, we would like to invite 10 colleagues from our Erasmus+ partner universities to join our Training Week about “Sustainable Development” and “Innovation”. Please find below all practical information:



6 to 10 April 2020


Colleagues from partner universities of Université Catholique de Lille, involved in sustainable development and/or innovation projects at the home university. 10 places available.


Université Catholique de Lille, Lille, France

What for?

Mornings = Innovation (visit of labs and facilities, presentation of innovative teaching techniques and specific trainings to foster innovation amongst students and professionals; meeting with counterparts);

Afternoons = Sustainable Development (presentation of UCL’s project for a 0-carbone campus; visit of eco-friendly buildings; meeting with counterparts; presentation of interaction with local partners and student participation; financing such projects; integration of this topic in students’ programs)

Cultural and linguistic immersion


How to apply?

Candidates send to their Erasmus coordinator CV and/or description of their project in link with sustainable development and/or innovation.

The Erasmus+ coordinator at the home institution nominates 1 candidate to erasmus(at)univ-catholille.fr before 30 January 2020.

A selection committee will take place in early February based on the main topics of the week. We will then confirm selected applicants.


UCL will cover tuition fees + 3 meals included in the program.

Participants will cover transportation, accommodation, other meals and other expenses.

Administration fees: 100€.

This week is eligible to Erasmus+ STT funding (training for staff).