Egypt - Task Force For Internationalization in Higher Education - TFIHE

About the training:

TFIHE Training of Trainers (ToT) course aims at the development of a core mass of the university academic and administrative staff who have the competencies that enable them to manage the internationalization process through the Egyptian universities. The course provides an overview of internationalization in higher education through participative interactive training activities. Furthermore, a core task of the course is to qualify the participants with the basic abilities to hold training events aspiring to disseminate the internationalization culture throughout the higher education context in Egypt.

Expected learning outcomes:

By the end of the training course the participants are expected to be able to:

  • Clarify the main concepts of internationalization in higher education.
  • Outline the institution plan for Internationalization.
  • Communicate effectively in intercultural contexts.
  • Implement a change project in their university that enhances the internationalization process.
  • Deliver training events that target academic and administrative staff in their universities, aiming at enhancing the internationalization process.

Target group:

The course targets the academic and administrative staff working in higher education institutions in Egypt.

Training dates:

  1. Workshop I:  14th December - 18th December 2019

  2. Workshop II: 8th June - 11th June 2020 (Postponed to 09 -12 November 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak) 

Training committee

Rasha El Shiekh

Ain Shams University, Egypt

Iman Gawad

Helwan University, Egypt

Mohamed Hamzawy

Fayoum University, Egypt

Amira Waly

Zagazig University, Egypt


Gertrud Goudswaard

Certified Trainer for Intercultural Business Communication, the Netherlands, the USA, Germany

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