Crossing Borders Staff Training week

22 - 26 May 2023

International week for higher education professionals in Health Care, Applied Social Sciences, Teacher Education & International Offices.

  • Engage in our first Blended staff week consisting of a short introductory online session followed by a 5-day programme on campus at KdG.
  • Centrally located in Belgium: KdG University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Antwerp.
  • Get an in-depth understanding of our Nursing, Social Work and Socio-Educational Carework programmes and their internationalisation activities and efforts.
  • Share best practices from your study field/profession and get answers to your learning questions.
  • Identify broad international collaboration options between institutions.
  • Visit our skills lab, get a campus tour, and join us on field visits to regional partners.
  • Network with international colleagues.

More questions?


  • Online: introductions & sharing of learning questions via MS Teams on May 8th, 2023, 6.00-8.00PM.
  • On campus: 5-day programme in Antwerp May 22nd – 26th, 2023

View the complete programme (pdf)

For whom?

The international week is open to staff from KdG partner universities and universities of applied sciences, preferably staff affiliated with study fields Nursing, Social Work, Socio-Educational Carework and/or International Office.  

As a candidate, you are:

  • Prepared to share good practices, to actively contribute ideas, to act as a ‘critical friend’
  • Employed at a partner higher education institution (please contact us via  if you have any questions about this)
  • Fluent in English (speaking, listening, reading, writing)

How to apply?

Registrations are open till April 17th, 2023

  • Register by filling in the online application form.
  • The week is free of charge.
  • KdG will select candidates based on the application form, the candidate’s motivation and the compliance with the described target-group requirements. 

  • For more information on the application procedure and selection, please contact


In order to make this possible, we organize this week as an Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme encouraging you to apply for Erasmus+ staff mobility funding at your host institution.

  • Apply in time for Erasmus+ Staff Mobility funding, following instructions from your host institution.
  • Please also check if your organization is eligible to engage in blended Erasmus+ activities.

Included in the programme

  • International dinner on May 25th
Registrations are closed


All meetings are located at our main campus, unless stated otherwise.

Campus Zuid
Brusselstraat 45

+32 3 613 18 00

Google Maps

  • Easily accessible by train, tram, bus, bicycle, scooter ...
  • Cozy coffee bar and food market
  • Lots of work places
KdG binnenplein campus Zuid
KdG Antwerp (photo by Frederik Beyens)
Antwerp - Grote Markt

Practical information

Where to stay?

We recommend Hotel B&B Antwerp South, close to our main campus and the historical center of Antwerp. 

  • Mail to   
  • Using the reference “Cross. Sign. Int. Staff Week" 
  • Approx. room rates 85 EUR/night

Antwerp is a fascinating city in which there is plenty to see, do and learn about. It's a city that is best discovered on foot or by bike. 

Important links:

You can buy the “Visit Antwerp Guide” with walks through Antwerp, it’s available in Museum shops and in Visit Antwerpen Visitor centers: Central Station helpdesk, Koningin Astridplein, Het Steen, Steenplein 1. 

Discover Antwerp, Belgium’s ‘capital of cool’

Remote video URL