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The University of Granada will host the 6th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development from 12 to 15 June 2018, marking the conference series’ 10th anniversary and the first time it has been held outside Portugal.

The International Conference ‘The History and Memory of Hunger during the Franco Regime (1939-1951)’ will be held at the University of Granada from 7 to 8 June 2018, bringing together speakers from six Spanish universities and prestigious international institutions such as the University of London, the University of Nottingham, and the Lyon Institute of Political Studies.

The renowned flamenco singer Estrella Morente and the alternative rock band Lagartija Nick will perform a symphonic poem with the “Manuel de Falla” Choir, an ensemble from the Orchestra of the University of Granada, and the pianist David Montañes, at the PTS University Campus on 6 June.

The UGR has now opened the 2018-2019 edition of its Mentor Programme (in Spanish: Programa Mentor), a student-oriented initiative designed to help our international community with their cultural, academic and social integration at the UGR. 

The Conference on Employability, Social Entrepreneurship and Territorial Development, which will be held at the UGR’s Melilla Campus in North Africa on 31 May and 1 June 2018, aims to serve as a forum for the discussion and exchange of ideas and best practices for boosting employment prospects.

The University of Granada features in the international press more than any other Andalusian university, according to a comprehensive study published by the International University of La Rioja.

Within the framework of European Maker Week, UGR-MediaLab, the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Albayzín Centre will come together on the 25 May 2018 for Maker Day Granada, raising awareness about the importance and potential of this pan-European initiative for the city of Granada.

The 2018 spring edition of the Granada Ecocampus programme, a pioneering educational and environmental initiative that takes place throughout Andalusian universities every year, kicked off on 5 May and will run until 10 May at the University of Granada.

The University of Granada is pleased to announce that its 11th International Staff Training Week, an Erasmus+ Programme initiative, will be held from 7 to 11 May 2018. The five-day programme includes plenary sessions, round tables, workshops, guided tours and social events. Over 50 higher education professionals from 40 EU and non-EU Partner Countries will attend this semester’s Staff Training Week

The University of Granada will hold a highly practical workshop on the 26 April, entitled ‘Strategies for Professional Integration in the EU’, which will examine key topics in the areas of job seeking, employability, and professional integration in the Europe Union and EU bodies.