The University of Bologna is very glad to host in presence the International Conference "International Service-Learning and Intercultural Competence: a discussion around the UNICORN and TICKET projects" on June 23, 2022

The Conference is a joint multiplier event of two Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships projects which share a focus on developing skills and competences through the 
internationalisation of higher education. These projects are TICKET (Transnational Intercultural Competence through Knowledge Exchange and Training) and UNICORN (University-Community-Learning).

The Conference will see the participation of distinguished keynote speakersProf. Michael Byram, Professor Emeritus of Durham University (UK), who will give a lecture on the topic of Intercultural Competence; and Prof. Seth Pollack, California State University, Monterey Bay (USA), who will discuss the concept and purpose of the Service-Learning approach.

The conference will begin with a welcome address by the Vice Rector for International Relations, Prof. Raffaella Campaner.

The event will then be split into a morning and an afternoon session, both proceeding as follows:

1. Keynote speech: theoretical approach and inspiration
2. Presentation of the project: tools and resources to apply the theory
3. Practical introduction to project results

Participation is free of charge, but registration is compulsory.

Registrations are closed since the maximum capacity of the Conference hall has been reached.