Intensive Courses

Five Intensive Courses (ICs) have planned to take place during the iPEN project. All the ICs will take place in Europe except the 1st one that has planned to take place in Weizmann Institute of Science. The main objectives of the planned ICs are: (a) to provide training to our students & academics in fields that cannot be found in transitional curricula; (b) help the Europeans and Israelis to realise the Israeli and European educational systems respectively; (c) to encourage the further collaboration between Europe and Israel. The venue, the date, the duration of the planned ICs follow:

 

1st IC October 2018, in Weizmann (Rehovot, Israel)

Date: 24 – 25th of October 2018

Topic: Modern Educational – Teaching Techniques, Development of Soft Skills, ICT tools in Higher Education

Duration: Two days – 16 hours of activities in total (8 hours per day)

Targeted number of participants: > 50 (students and academics)

Venue: Weizmann Institute of Science

Awarded ECTS: 3

Link to the IC webpage – please click here

 

2nd IC May 2019, in POLIMI (Milano, Italy)

Date: 13th to 16th of May 2019

Topic: Laser Technology, Laser Safety., Laser Spectroscopy, Soft Skills Development, Teaching Techniques – Evaluation Tips

Duration: Two days – 16 hours of activities in total (8 hours per day)

Targeted number of participants: > 50 (students and academics)

Awarded ECTS: 3.0

Link to the IC webpage – please click here

 

3rd IC November 2019, in FAU (Erlangen, Germany)

Date: October 2019

Topic: Laser Technology, Laser Sintering, Laser Patterning, AFM/SEM/XRD/IR imaging techniques, Soft Skills Development, Teaching Techniques – Evaluation Tips

Duration: Three days – 24 hours of activities in total (8 hours per day)

Targeted number of participants: > 50 (students and academics)

Awarded ECTS: 3.5

Link to IC page – please click here

 

Webinar in Online Teaching (online, zoom platform)

Date: 27th of April, 4th & 7th of May 2020

Topic: Technology and Pedagogy regarding Online Teaching along the Pandemic Era

Target Group: Teachers across the globe

Link to the webpage – please click here 

 

Webinar in Coronavirus and beyond: soft skills for university learning and research (online, zoom platform)

Date: 1st & 2nd of March 2021

Topic: Soft Skills for online learning & teaching

Target Group: Students & Teachers

Link to the webpage – please click here

 

Colloquial Talks in Photonics (online, zoom platform) in collaboration with the Department of Electronic Engineering of Bar Ilan, Israel

  • 17th of March 2021, Associate Professor Francesco Scotognela, POLIMI, Italy – Nanoparticle-based photonic devices /view it again
  • 21st of April 2021, Professor Guglielmo Lanzani, POLIMI & IIT, Italy – Opto-Bio Interfaces / view it again
  • 26th of May 2021, Dr. Emmanuel Stratakis, IESL, Greece – Laser engineering of biomimetic materials and related applications / view it again
  • 23rd of June 2021, Professor Nektrarios Papadogiannis, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece – Femtosecond Laser Secondary Sources: Modern approaches in nano-structured material diagnosis & Imaging / view it again

 

4th hosted by Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) – Postponed due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions/an online event will take place from the 30th of August to the 1st of September 2021 

Date: August 2021

Topic: NanoPhotonic & NanoPlasmonics

Duration: Three days – 24 hours of activities in total (8 hours per day)

Number of participants: already 400 registrations

Link to the webpage of the event: http://petridischania.hmu.gr/erasmus/ipen-nanophotonics/

 

5th IC, hosted by HMU & IESL – Postponed due to COVID-19 Restrictions / Further news will be released by the end of July 2021 

Date: End of September 2021

Topic: Laser Sources, Laser Doping, Laser Functionalization, Soft Skills Development, Teaching Techniques – Evaluation Tips

Duration: Four days – 24 hours of activities in total (8 hours per day) & symposium for academics

Targeted number of participants: > 50 (students and academics)

Awarded ECTS: 3.5