Faculty Exchange Opportunities

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Short-term summer faculty exchange

Passau Germany

The University of Passau is located in Passau, Germany.

Western Michigan University and the University of Passau invite applications for a short-term faculty exchange. The Visiting Professor will spend a month at one of the newest of the German universities in the lovely region of Bavaria. The Visiting Professor is usually invited to give one or two lectures in their area of expertise and afforded ample opportunity for reasearch and interaction with Passau faculty. The University of Passau will serve as host, providing office space, access to university facilities, and housing in the city.

The relationship between our two universities is entering its third decade, fostering numerous opportunites for cross-cultural interchange. This opportunity is open to WMU faculty members from any discipline. The scholar should plan on being in residence during a one month period between May 1 and June 30. German language skills are not required. There is no stipend with this exchange.

Eligibility: WMU faculty members from any discipline.

Application deadline: October 31

  • Interested applicants should submit a short curriculum vitae and a brief letter of interest which includes: a proposed list of topics the applicant might speak on, a brief plan for the visit, potential contacts to be made at the University of Passau. Send these to michelle.metro-roland@wmich.edu.
  • For questions about this exchange, contact Dr. Michelle Metro-Roland, Director of Faculty & Global Program Development, Haenicke Institute for Global Education at michelle.metro-roland@wmich.edu or at 387-3908.

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