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Narxoz Employees Abroad

Global Professional Development Opportunities

Narxoz faculty, staff, and administrators are the foundation for all university operations and success, and Narxoz' commitment to global excellence. There are many global opportunities for employees to develop the Narxoz community by expanding their international competencies, research, networks, and professional skills through exposure to outside models and networks.

Narxoz employees have participated in a variety of opportunities lasting one week to a year, the most common being:

  • ERASMUS Credit Mobility for Faculty Program

  • U.S. Department of State professional exchange programs

  • American Councils on International Education - UniCEN programs

However, faculty and staff are not limited to these programs and can also find other global professional opportunities to participate in from short-term visits and conferences to longer visiting opportunities. Employees can meet with the International Development and Partnerships Office to review the feasibility of outside opportunities.

It is important for employees to meet with their supervisor to align their professional duties at Narxoz with the program they are applying for, assuring they can both take an approved leave of absence for the duration of the program and also commit to using the knowledge and resources gained during the program to help develop the capacities of Narxoz University within their areas of expertise upon their return.
Go Abroad Locations

Narxoz employees have the opportunity to go abroad in any of the countries under the ERASMUS+ or U.S.-supported programs, which currently include the following countries. This list may vary depending on the time of the year and program availability. View the full list of Narxoz University's global partner locations and universities.
  • Austria
  • Armenia
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • USA

One week to one year
(Most opportunities last one to three weeks. Longer-term opportunities are rare and extremely competitive.)

Application Process and Deadlines

Applicants are responsible for following the individual program's application process. This process may include multiple components, such as multiple interviews, in-depth application, etc. Applicants can liaise with the International Development and Partnerships Office international coordinator anytime throughout the process for support.

Employees should start the application process at least two to four months before the application process to allow enough time to first discuss the feasibility of the leave of absence with their supervisor and complete all steps. Since application deadlines vary by program, it is the responsibility of the applicant to prepare in advance and coordinate with their Narxoz department and the International Development and Partnerships Office.

Most, but not all, programs align with these deadlines:

Fall semester: June 1

Spring semester: December 1

Summer term: April 1
Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements vary by program, so do your research to make sure you meet the eligibility requirements. To have higher chances of receiving approval to participate from your department, it is recommended that employees pursuing global professional development opportunities meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time employee

  • Completed at least one year of service at Narxoz University at the time of application

  • Have an appropriate level of language proficiency needed to effectively participate in the country of the program applying for (B2 level or above for programs in English)

  • High quality performance on job duties

  • No debts with the university

  • Commit to building the capacity of the Narxoz community through the skills, networks, and resources gained abroad after the completion of the program

  • Commit to provide reports on your experience abroad within one month after the end of the program

  • Complete all application requirements by the given deadlines
International Development and Partnership Department
+7 727 377 1271
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