21 – 25. 10. 2024

Universities for Gen Z: modern tools for education and research

Brno, Czech Republic

Why IW?

The IW 2024 will give participants an unique opportunity to find out more about our university, network and share best practices with other colleagues working for the international, study abroad offices or professional academics. 

Generation Z

Education

Research

Artificial intelligence

Information

  • Target Group both academic and non-academic staff of different fields of study
  • Language English (at least level B2 is required)
  • Duration 5 working days (21 – 25. 10. 2024)
  • Costs The fee will cover the programme, participants are expected to cover their travel and accommodation costs and field trips (it is recommended to use an Erasmus+ grant provided by your home university) 

University

Mendel University in Brno (MENDELU) is a public institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research that has driven new ways of thinking since 1919 and proudly bears the name of J. G. Mendel, the founder of modern genetics. There are over 8,300 students at the university. Mendel University offers more than 100 different graduate degree programmes in Czech and English languages. The University comprises one Institute and five faculties: AgriSciences, Horticulture, Business and Economics, Forestry and Wood Technology, Regional Development and International Studies. The university campus is based in Brno, just ten minutes from the city centre. The university provides students with modern well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and study rooms. A library, canteens and a pizzeria also form part of the campus, a large botanic garden, and an arboretum, a great place to study or relax.

Programme

Monday

TimeAgenda (21. 10. 2024)meeting point
to be updated
8:00Registration
9:00Opening ceremony
Welcome speech and introduction to the programme of International Week 2024
9:30Panel discussion
12:30Networking lunchcanteen (building X)
13:30Arboretum visit and campus tour
18:30Quiz NightARTBAR DRUHÝ PÁD
address: Štefánikova 1, 602 00 Brno
all dayLectures & Individual meetings at particular departments (throughout the day)

Tuesday

TimeAgenda 22. 10. 2024)meeting point
to be updated
Workshops
GoAbroad Fairbuilding Q (Atrium)
19:00International Market – with international studentsbuilding X (Canteen)
all dayLectures & Individual meetings at particular departments (throughout the day)

Wednesday

TimeAgenda (23. 10. 2024)meeting point
9:00Trip to Chateau Lednice & Horticulture facultymeeting in front of building A (Rectorate)
all dayLectures & Individual meetings at particular departments (throughout the day)

Thursday

TimeAgenda (24. 10. 2024)meeting point
to be updated
9:00Coffee with the Dean (Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies)meeting room (building Z)
Workshop
18:00Farewell dinner – Closing ceremonySaloon O
all dayLectures & Individual meetings at particular departments (throughout the day)

Friday

TimeAgenda (25. 10. 2024)meeting point
to be updated
10:30Brno city tour
all dayLectures & Individual meetings at particular departments (throughout the day)

Price list

  1. Payment Info – enter your payment amount (according to the selected type!) in Czech coronas to the third column – Participation fee, and country of origin in the Flywire form at https://pay.flywire.com/
    IW only: to be updated CZK
    IW + field trip: to be updated CZK
  2. Payment method – select your preferred payment method to complete your payment in your home currency. For debit/credit card payments, enter your card details online to complete your payment in your home currency. For bank transfers, follow the instructions provided to send your funds. Depending on your bank, payment may be made online, in person, or over the phone.  
    Note: Additional local payment options may be available depending on the country you are paying from.  
  3. Payer Info – enter some basic information to initiate your payment booking.  
  4. Info for the receiver – enter only your name, surname, and email and as the Program name write International Week 
  5. Review & Confirm payment information  
  6. Make payment 
Deadline for payment: September 30, 2024

Accommodation

We recommend the following: 

  • Hotel Continental 4* - use MENDELU as a reference to get a discount www.continentalbrno.cz
  • Hotel Passage 4*- walking distance 10 minutes, use MENDELU as a reference in order to get a discount https://www.hotelpassage.eu/
  • Cafe Placzek – write an email to cafe@cafeplaczek.cz and use Mrs Mensikova as a reference in order to get a discount www.cafeplaczek.cz
  • Hotel Amphone 3* - walking distance 15 minutes, www.amphone.cz 
  • Hotel Arte 4* – walking distance 10 minutes, www.hotelarte.cz 
  • Hotel International 4* - not within walking distance, about 30 minutes by public transport, city centre, www.hotelinternational.cz
  • Barceló Brno Palace 5* - not within walking distance, about 30 minutes by public transport, city centre, www.barcelo.com (please contact brnopalace.res@barcelo.com)  
  • University dormitories – https://skm.mendelu.cz/en

For Mobility Agreements, please use the following information:

Contact

IW Coordinator
Ing. Kateřina Mlejnková
building Q, office Q1.92
IW Coordinator
Mgr. Tereza Šmídová
building X, office X1.03a
Mendel University in Brno
Zemědělská 1665/1, 61300 Brno
IČO: 62156489
DIČ: CZ62156489