UDE International Staff Week - EU Research Funding and Information Managers

EU Research Funding and Information Managers, Preliminary Programme

25.11.2019, Campus Essen

11:00 Arrival and Registration (all groups)

Welcome to UDE (all groups)

  • Welcome adress
  • Introduction to the staff week and getting acquainted
  • Icebreaker
13:00 Lunch 
14:00 UDE Services (all groups)

Campus Tour (all groups)

Explore the facilities of UDE


German Language Survival Kit (all groups)

Introduction to German language


Welcome Reception (all groups)


Tuesday, 26.11.2019, Campus Essen

Time Content

Get to know

  • Get to know each other and our expectations towards collaboration and exchange among EU grant officers.
  • Learn more about how EU grant information and support is organized at our universities (each participant is expected to give a 5-10 minutes poster presentation)
12:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:00

Successful impact strategies and networks for EU applications

  • Share expertise about successful impact strategies and networks from different disciplines.
  • Share knowledge about innovative tools for science support
  • Participants are invited to present own concepts, projects, support tools for applicants’ support

Christmas Market Essen

Experience the magic of the pre-Christmas season

Wednesday, 27.11.2019, Campus Duisburg

Time Content

Support programmes for applicants

  • Share knowledge about successful and innovative support programmes and services for scientists to remove barriers to participation in the European Framework Programmes.
  • Participants are invited to present own concepts, projects, support tools for applicants’ support
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Support programmes for applicants (continued)
15:00 - 16:00 Wrap-up session
16:30 Snack

Torchlight Tour: Landschaftspark Duisburg, https://www.landschaftspark.de/en/

British newspaper the Guardian includes it in its list of the ten finest parks in the world. On an area covering 200 hectares, it combines culture and nature, sports and festivals, sociability and adventure. 

Thursday, 28.11.2019, Campus Essen


Closing session (all groups)

Feedback, certificates, paperwork, secret Santa                          

12:00 Lunch


Any Questions?

Please contact us at:

+49 203 279 4493 or

+49 201 183 2032

Email: staff.week@uni-due.de