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Virtual Staff Training Days 2020
Study and practice - cooperation between universities and companies

The Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes | University of Applied Sciences is pleased to invite you to its Virtual Staff Training Days, which will be held on December 1st – 2nd 2020 and it is designed for administrative and academic staff responsible for the international agenda. The Staff Days were originally foreseen to be face-to-face in Saarbrücken but, given the COVID-19 situation, the program has been switched to a fully online event.

This year’s Staff Training Days are dedicated to cooperation between universities and companies, we will discuss opportunities and challenges related to cooperation, share experiences, and best practices. The purpose of our first Virtual Staff Training Days is to promote the idea of internationalization (@ home) and strengthen our international partnership through virtual meetings and presentations. The event represents a unique opportunity to learn, benchmark, and network with colleagues from across the globe and is aimed at supporting institutions in making the most out of cooperation between universities and companies.


Expected Speakers:

  • 1 December (10:00-12:30 CET) | htw saar at its best and guests - with contributions by Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang (School of Engineering), Jonas Vogt (M. Sc. – School of Engineering), Prof. Dr. Frank Kneip (Business School); by international speaker Dr. Alexandra Trincão (ISEP – Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal)
  • 2 December (10:00-12:30 CET) | htw saar and its partners/guests - with contributions by Dr. Thomas Tentrup (Director of Development – Dürr Assembly Products GmbH), Prof. Dr. Peter Böttcher (School of Architecture and Civil Engineering), Prof. Dr. Stefanie Jensen (Business School); by international speaker Andrew Quinn (GCU – Glasgow Caledonian University)


Who can participate: Administrative and academic staff members from Higher Education Institutions across the globe, especially from our partner universities. 

Language: English

Costs: The event is free of charge. 

Full program: Is being prepared. (Please note: We plan to hold the Virtual Staff Days in the morning from 9:30/10:00 to around 12:30 CET)

Registration form:



Julia C. Spatzek

Study coordinator | International Project Semester

t:+49 (0) 681 58 67- 99148


htw saar

Goebenstraße 40

66117 Saarbrücken