The University of Wolverhampton sets out the following
Institutional Strategy for ERASMUS.
The University of Wolverhampton has incorporated moves towards
greater internationalisation into its Strategic Plan and acknowledges the changing
landscape of European Higher Education.
Consequently it recognises the increased importance of
international intellectual activity and that a broad network of
links with foreign institutions is essential to sustain scholarly
exchange, research, curriculum currency and opportunities for
The University is currently addressing the issue of reciprocity
in student exchanges, focussing on the benefits of exchange
placements and has a University wide-languages programme,
accessible to the majority of students, to encourage confidence in
taking part in mobility programmes.
The University has accepted the principles of the Bologna
Declaration and is working towards ensuring that all staff are
provided with detailed information and an analysis of the changes
expected within the European Higher Education system.
The University will increase the profile given to ERASMUS
activities in line with its internationalisation strategy. The
ERASMUS University Charter and the EPS will be available via a link
from the university’s web page, and a summary of the statement will
be included in the publicity material and handed out to prospective
students at Open Days and to new students
on arrival. Links to the Charter from external sites – eg UCAS will
also be investigated.
The University will increase the frequency and profile of events
designed to publicise the ERASMUS scheme to its current students
and continue to ensure that staff are also aware of the staff
mobility schemes. Academic staff will also be encouraged be to more
flexible in accepting programmes of study from partner
institutions, within the parameters of professional and academic
The University of Wolverhampton is committed to a comprehensive
equal opportunities policy for both its staff and students.
Individuals are selected and treated on the basis of appropriate
merits and abilities and are given equal opportunities within the
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