At the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, we actively work to build an international academic environment. On these pages we have gathered relevant information regarding internationalisation for staff employed by the faculty.
The International Group
At the Faculty of Arts and the Humanities, internationalisation permeates our work and the international group supports all of the faculty on issues related to internationalisation.
The group's mission
- Constitute the faculty's management support in internationalisation issues, based on the Linnaeus University's governing document and in collaboration with the central committee
- Prepare governance documents for internationalisation work
initiate and prepare faculty-related matters concerning internationalisation
- Promote the dissemination of relevant information on issues related to internationalisation to staff within the faculty.
We meet 1-2 times per term and consist of the following representatives:
Piia Post (Chair)
Cecilia Hartwich (Secretary)
Lars Tallert (FOJO)
Linda Liedström (Faculty Office)
Zeenath Hasan (Design)
Student representative from the student union
Contacts - Who should I ask?
Cecilia Hartwich, Coordinator for International Possibilities
Cecilia manages students who want to study and do an internship abroad and with students who have already been nominated for exchange studies. She can answer questions related to the application process, how to find courses at the host universities, study plans and credit transfers.
Cecilia also works with the faculty's international cooperation agreements and international projects. In contacts with other higher education institutions you state Cecilia as the contact for international agreements. She manages new agreements and extensions or termination of agreements. All inquiries regarding agreements are sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda Liedström, Minor Field Studies & International Student Recruitment
Linda is managing our Minor Field Studies grants (MFS). She supports students in preparation for the central application and is a member of the central group for MFS at Linnaeus University. She also works with international student recruitment and how we best set up and market our programs for international independent students.
Piia Posti, Faculty representative at the Internationalisation Committee
Piia represents the faculty of the Internationalisation Committee at Linnaeus University. In order to carry out the work on internationalisation, the Vice-Chancellor has established a Committee for Internationalisation as support and preparatory bodies. The Committee is the university's management support for issues related to internationalisation. The Committee is chaired by the Vice-Rector for Internationalisation and Innovation.
Our International Office at Linnaeus University manages the entire inbound and outbound process for exchange students. They handle student applications for exchange studies, various scholarship programs, manage the payment of scholarships and more. Feel free to contact them with questions related to practical student mobility.
Charlotte Skoglund, contact person at External Relations
Charlotte is our contact at the Department of External Relations (ER). With a comprehensive knowledge of various processes and internationalisation, exchange programs and agreements, Charlotte can advise on difficult matters and is a general support in our internationalisation work.
Financial conditions and applications
Financial conditions and applications
Every year the Faculty of Arts and Humanities recieves and allocate funds from the Internationalisation committee to the departments that should be directed towards internationalisation.
Each departments receives funds in relation to the number of HST of that department the previous year. There is an established minimum amount per department.
Follow-up and planning for the allocated strategic internationalisation funds is done according to the following model during the institutional dialogues and with the international coordinator at the end of the year.
- Faculty management together with the department during the departmental dialogues.
- The head of department and the international contact person at the institution make an action plan.
- With HST and the action plan as a basis, a payment of funds is made.
- The department head allocate funds in accordance with their action plan.
- The department head evaluate and look at where the focus needs to be for years to come.
In addition to these funds, teachers and TA staff have the opportunity to seek funding from central administration for mobility. Either outside Europe with the help of Lnu mobility means or within Erasmus and Nordly's collaborations.
Seek funding for sustainable internationalisation
The Faculty of Arts and the Humanities has chosen to allocate internationalisation funds of SEK 75,000 kr towards sustainable internationalisation. This may include:
- Internationalisation at home
- Digital internationalisation
- Virtual partnerships / exchanges with foreign partners
- To promote contact areas between education and research through internationalisation
The application is open to all staff within the faculty and can be made individually or in groups and consists of a description of the activity for which funding is sought, budget and the desired outcome. The funds need to be used during 2020.
Decisions on allocation of funds are made by the dean.
The application period ended on May 18, 2020.
Funds are awarded to Cassandra Troyan for the project Multispecies Methods for Solidarity Stories— Using Multispecies Storytelling for Sustainable Change by Engaging with Decolonial and Anti-Racist Strategies held together with with Dr. Helen Pritchard at Goldsmiths University.