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IETM Staff Exchange 2018

Our Staff Exchange Programme offers our members a unique opportunity to gain a short but valuable international experience by joining the team of another member organisation and hosting a professional from abroad. The duration of an exchange programme may vary from 1 week to 3 months or more.

The programme is aimed at helping you to get an insight of different working practices and professional cultures, to learn new approaches to deal with your tasks and exchange know-how with your international peers.

Participation is open for any staff member of your organisation - whether manager, professional, technician, artist, project coordinator, trainee or volunteer. The only condition to take part in the Staff Exchange Programme is to be a member of IETM.

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Application deadline: 9 April

What happens next?

All the applicants will be welcomed at the preparatory meeting, which will take place during the IETM Porto Plenary Meeting, 26 - 29 April 2017. So, if you apply for the Staff Exchange Programme, please make sure to register for IETM Porto and plan your trip in advance. Upon application, we may reimburse your travel costs to Porto (up to € 200) and as well your costs for accommodation (up to € 200).

The preparatory meeting will allow you to get to know other participants, present yourself, and select the organisation(s) (up to 3 options) where you would like to go for an exchange experience. After the meeting you will be invited to communicate your choices to our team.

We will try to meet the wishes of all the participants, and the exchange as such will take place between April 2018 and March 2019. 

The participating organisation is expected to cover the travel costs of its staff member going on exchange and to provide accommodation to the person they will host.