Academics for SUCTIA Final Conference
June 2-3, 2022

Conference registration is closed.

Call for papers

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland is pleased to invite academics, PhD students, internationalisation experts and officers, scholars, educators and researchers to submit abstracts for “Academics for SUCTIA Final Conference”  (max. 300 words, excluding bibliography) for talks of 20 minutes plus ten minutes of discussion, which will take place on 2-3 June 2022.

Participation is free of charge.

The conference will provide a forum for discussion on internationalisation and its new perspectives. We are expecting proposals on the following topics/ themes:

  • Internationalisation of academics
  • Academic freedom vs. internationalisation
  • Internationalisation of staff at HEIs
  • Intercultural classroom and its management
  • Internationalisation and teaching
  • International and intercultural learning outcomes
  • Internationalisation at home
  • Comprehensive internationalisation
  • Quality measurements of internationalisation
  • Internationalisation of research/ publications
  • Digital internationalisation

 The deadline for proposal submissions is March 31st 2022. Please send an abstract to Successful applicants will be notified by April 8th, 2022.

Important dates

June 2nd -3rd 2022 – Conference
April 8th 2022 – notification of acceptance
March 31st 2022 – deadline for submission
May 29th – deadline for registration


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Conference programme

June 2nd, Thursday

VENUE: Morasko Campus, Wydział Historyczny,
ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7, Poznań
Room: 1.44

8.00 – departure from the city centre: Plac Mickiewicza/ Ul. Wieniawskiego 1, the university main building

9.00 – opening of the conference by AMU Vice-Rector

9.30 – 11.00 Session 1

CHAIR: Amanda Murphy
  • 9.30 – 9.50 “Is virtual teaching a good way of internationalising teaching?” Prof. Sabine Menu, EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg & Prof. UAM, dr hab. Lucyna Błażejczyk-Majka, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • 9.50 – 10.10 “Internationalising the academic classroom – what, why and how” Ulla Lundgren, The School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University & Lucie Weissova, International Office, Jönköping University
  • 10.10 – 10.30 “University teacher’s needs and concerns in English Medium of Instruction (EMI) A post-pandemic perspective” Elena Borsetto, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
  • 10.30 – 10.50 “Virtual Exchange – A Cost-effective Form of Internationalization at Home” Beata Bałczyńska-Chwalisz, Monika Kuśnierek, Katarzyna Radke , Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • 10.50 – 11.10 Discussion
  • 11.10 – 11.40 – Coffee break

11.40 – 13.30 Session 2
CHAIR: Marina Casals Sala

  • 11.40 – 12.00 “Improving Intercultural Communicative Competence through an Online Telecollaboration Project Polish and Turkish Poets and Culture” Ferit Kılıçkaya, Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Turkey
  • 12.20 – 12.20 “Multicultural Education in the State of Israel” Dr. Oranit Goshen Dr. Shiri Rosenberg
  • 12.20 – 12.40 “Pantelic Incorporating cultural diversity in the course design and delivery” Darko Pantelić, Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden
  • 12.40 – 13.00 “Embedding intercultural learning outcomes into the curriculum” Jeanine Gregersen – Hermans, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
  • 13.00 – 13.20 “EPIDI Best Practises Guide” Katarzyna Macedulska, PhD Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • 13.20 – 13.30 Discussion
  • 13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 – 16.30 Session 3
CHAIR: Uwe Brandenberg

  • 14.30 – 14.50 “Internationalization of Higher Education. The case of HEIs That Are Located in Conflict-controlled Areas” Mustafa Kayyali, Universidad Azteca.
  • 14.50 – 15.10 “Strengthening the role of academic freedom in international cooperation” Farkhad Alimukhamedov, Sciences Po Toulouse (France)
  • 15.10 – 15.30 “The ‘quest for relevance’: Reconceptualizing and redefining internationalization in South Africa” Dr Savo Heleta Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • 15.30 – 15.50 “Linking North and South. A Roadmap to Inclusive Internationalization” Julie Walaszczyk – University of Mons (Belgium), Ana Luiza Freitas – Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (Brazil)
  • 15.50 – 16.10 “Internationalisation in Kazakstan” Aktolkyn Kulsariyeva, Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
  • 16.10 – 16.30 – Discussion
  • 16.30 – departure to the city centre
  • 16.30- Bimba Bus Tour of the city (free of charge; meeting place Plac Mickiewicza/ ul. Wieniawskiego 1, University main building)
  • 21.30 – night tour of the city (meeting place Plac Mickiewicza/ ul. Wieniawskiego 1, University main building)



June 3rd, Friday

VENUE: Morasko Campus, Wydział Historyczny,
ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7, Poznań
Room: 1.44

  • 8.00 – departure from the city centre: Plac Mickiewicza/ Ul. Wieniawskiego 1, the university main building
  • 9.00 – 9.30 Let us tell you an internationalization story!
    • 9.00 – 9.15 – SUCTI, Marina Casals Sala
    • 9.15 – 9.30 – SUCTIA, Joanna Domagała
  • 09.30 -10.00 Where and how did we start? – Laura Rumbley
  • 10.00 – 10.30 How do we internationalize academics?
    • Manual on internationalization – Amanda Murphy
    • Train the trainers and what to teach? – Jane Pollard
  • 10.30 – 11.00 – coffee break
  • 11.00 – 11.30 – How do we reflect on the impact of the SUCTIA training? – Uwe Brandenburg
  • 11.30 – 12.00 Trainers round table
    Chair: Dolly Prodovic
  • 12.00 – 12.30 Partners round table
    Chair: Joanna Domagała
  • 12.30 – 13.00 – Challenges we face and the future of SUCTIA
  • 13.00 – 14.00 Farewell lunch

Practical information


The conference will take place at AMU Morasko Campus, Wydział Historyczny (Faculty of Historical Studies), ul. Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 7, Poznań, Room: 1.44.


Below is a list of some recommended hotels in the city centre.


  • Poco Loco Hostel
  • Fusion Hostel
  • Sleep Well
  • Very Berry Hostel

Self-catering apartments

  • Apartamenty Retro
  • Apartamenty Pomarańczarnia


  • Hampton by Hilton
  • NH Hotel
  • Hotel Royal
  • Hotel Mercure


By train/road:

Poznań is located about half way between Warsaw (280 km) and Berlin (240 km), and there are good, frequent rail connections between those two cities and Poznań.

Check your connections using the timetables of the Polish Railways (for connections from Poznań, please select the main station, Poznań Główny, if requested; the station to select in Warsaw is Warszawa Centralna; in Berlin, Hauptbahnhof or Ostbahnhof). You can also consult the German Railways route planner.

By Air:

Poznań’s Ławica airport has frequent daily connections with Warsaw (LOT Polish Airlines), as well as Copenhagen (SAS), and Munich (LOT and Lufthansa).
Poznań is also served by low-cost carrirers. Wizzair serve London Luton, Barcelona, Doncaster–Sheffield, Stockholm Skavsta, Oslo Torp, and Paris Beauvais. Ryanair provide connections with London Stansted, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Bristol, Dublin, Cork, Palma de Mallorca, Rome Ciampino and Oslo Rygge.
The airport’s timetable is available here. However, please verify with the respective airlines whether the flights are available.


The złoty (abbreviated PLN or zł) is the official currency in Poland. The approximate average exchange rate is 4.30 złoties to a Euro (or 3.60 złoties to a US Dollar). The latest exchange rates for all major currencies are available here.


Polish sockets are standard European sockets, with a voltage of 230 V/50Hz. All visitors coming from countries using appliances/plugs that do not work with such sockets/voltages (especially American and British guests) are advised to bring adapters.


All European mobiles will work without problems. Polish mobile phone operators use both of the two standard European GSM bands, 1800 and 900 MHz. Visitors coming from the US may need a tri-band (“world”) phone.
The international code for Poland is +48; the area code for Poznań is 61.

More tourist information may be obtained from the city portal: