Administrative Staff Exchange Programme

As part of the internationalization strategy of the University of Kurdistan, administrative staff are also encouraged to participate in international mobility programmes for training purposes. Training staff mobility allows staff members of an institution to participate in short-term training activities at partner institutions or organizations in different countries. The objective of training staff mobility is to promote professional development, enhance the skills and competencies of staff members, and facilitate the exchange of best practices and knowledge between institutions. Training staff mobility programs may be sponsored by governments, international organizations, or universities themselves. These programs typically cover the costs of travel, accommodation, and living expenses for the duration of the training activity, and may also provide additional support such as language courses, cultural activities, and networking opportunities.
Training staff mobility programs may involve a wide range of training activities, including workshops, seminars, job shadowing, and on-the-job training. The training activities may be focused on a specific subject or field, or may be more general in nature.
The benefits of training staff mobility are numerous. For staff members, mobility provides an opportunity to enhance their professional skills and competencies, gain new perspectives, and expand their international network. For institutions, training staff mobility can promote the exchange of best practices and knowledge, foster new collaborations and partnerships, and contribute to the development of a skilled and motivated workforce. In addition, training staff mobility can benefit the wider community by promoting the sharing of best practices, the dissemination of new knowledge, and the development of innovative solutions to common challenges.
In summary, training staff mobility is an important tool for promoting professional development, enhancing the quality of education and research, and supporting the development of a skilled and motivated workforce in institutions around the world.

Application and Selection Process
The selection procedure for administrative staff training mobility programs can vary depending on the specific program and the organization offering it. However, in general, the selection process is competitive, and applicants are evaluated based on a combination of factors such as their qualifications, work experience, language proficiency, and motivation for participating in the program.
General Selection Criteria:

  • Submission of Application Form (Click Here) which typically includes personal information and overall objectives and outcomes of the training mobility
  • Submission of statement of purpose in English
  • Submission of CV in English
  • A valid English language certificate (B2 Level) or host university official language of teaching

Once the application deadline has passed, the International Affairs Office selection committee will review all applications and evaluate them based on the eligibility criteria and selection criteria specified in the program guidelines. Successful applicants will be notified of their acceptance and provided with further instructions on how to proceed with the program, including any necessary visas or permits, travel arrangements, and pre-departure orientation sessions.

After Completion of Mobility Programme
Administrative staff having completed their training at a university abroad are required to complete the feedback form given by the host institution as well as that given by the University of Kurdistan International Affairs Office.