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Lectureships in the Globalization Program

Call for applications for lectureships in the Globalization Program


Venice International University wishes to invite applications from tenured professors at one of the member universities or experienced scholars in employment* at the Italian National Research Council, who are willing and able to teach one or more courses during a semester of the Globalization Program at Venice International University during the period Fall 2017 – Fall 2018.  

*Candidates must be full-time employees at a member university or the Italian National Research Council.


Deadline: April 16, 2017


List of courses and submissions: 2017_VIU Call for Applications for Lectureships


Appendix 1: VIU Globalization Program and Guidelines for Professors
Appendix 2: VIU Globalization Program Course Abstracts



Teaching at VIU


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VIU provides a truly multicultural, international and interdisciplinary environment for students and professors of the member universities. Both students and professors come from different cultural backgrounds (with up to 20 nationalities represented in a semester) and from different academic traditions (e.g. some are accustomed to class discussions, others to lectures), and come from a range of disciplines (many come from Liberal Arts schools, others are studying for more discipline-oriented degrees such as economics, history, anthropology or environmental studies). Some students avail of the opportunity to study at VIU in order to take course that are not strictly in their field of study. Students in the program attend one or two semesters at Venice International University as part of their undergraduate or master’s degree at one of the member universities.

The program provides a powerful learning experience in which students develop their capacity for critical thinking, and creative problem solving. Students exposed to interdisciplinary approaches can think analytically and can creatively embrace new ideas. In addition, the intercultural nature of the program, with each student bringing her/his own personal experience to discussions, means that students are exposed to perspectives different from their own, and consequently experience the benefits of embracing difference. Students of the Globalization Program are thus more prepared for graduate and professional study and for careers in new and emerging fields.


Program Regulations for courses of the Globalization Program


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