Share your knowledge with us!

We feel privileged to welcome you in VIVES. The professional visits of colleagues from our partner institutions, be it as a guest lecturer or as a guest researcher, are very important for maintaining the vitality and quality of our own educational standards.

Our own colleagues are keen on discussing with you didactics, methodologies, contents and new approaches of course materials. Our students are eager to listen to other perspectives than those from their regular lecturers and they enjoy this way of Internationalisation at Home.

Apart from teaching, we expect you to have discussions with our colleagues, who will probably take you out for a pub crawl after hours or take you to one (or several) of the many places of historical and cultural interest in West Flanders (Kortrijk, Bruges, Ypres, the seaside…)

You are of course welcome as an individual lecturer but we would also like you to come during our International Staff Weeks, held annually in some of our departments. This way you meet a large group of international colleagues and you can do some networking based on the wealth of knowledge and experience of often more than 25 colleagues from all over the world. Looking forward to welcoming you at VIVES.

Annual events for incoming staff

International and Intercultural Week at VIVES Applied Social Studies (IIW)

The International and Intercultural Week (IIW) at VIVES Applied Social Studies is held annually at our Kortrijk campus in November. As a guest lecturer, you are kindly invited to present a workshop or lecture to our second year students – mainstream students in Applied Psychology, Public Safety, Social Work and Socio-Educational Care Work.

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International Staff Week at VIVES Commercial Sciences, Business Management and Informatics (ISW)

This International Staff Week (ISW) is held annually in November at our Kortrijk campus in Belgium. We annually have over 30 people from about 15 different countries taking part in our International Staff Week. Needless to say that this event gives you the opportunity to expand your personal international network.

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International Education Week at VIVES Education (IEW)

During our International Education Week (IEW), which is held every year early spring, we want to share the international expertise on our seven 21st century competences. During this week the students of our teacher training college will follow your course, your workshop, your activity. 

International week at VIVES Health Care (GEZ) – Nursing

The international week Diversity in Care at VIVES Health Care- Nursing is held annually at the campus in Kortrijk in October.  As a guest lecturer you are kindly invited to present a workshop/lecture to our second year students nursing. 

International week at VIVES Health Care (GEZ) – Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedical professions.

The international week ‘Diversity in Care’ at VIVES Health Care- Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedical professions is held annually at our campus in Brugge in March.  As a guest lecturer you are kindly invited to present a workshop/lecture to our second year students nursing, midwifery and paramedical professions.