Faculty and Staff Exchange Opportunities

*For 2018-2019 FY, funding is not available for faculty exchange. If you have questions, please call the SAGE Office.

The SAGE office has funding for faculty to travel overseas to gain a greater understanding and appreciation for another country and culture in order to internationalize their curriculum. The overseas experience may involve any of the following activities:

  • job shadowing and interviews
  • guest speaking / teaching
  • research
  • classroom observations
  • meetings on best practices
  • curriculum review
  • conference attendance
  • social and cultural tours

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FUNDING AMOUNT: Depends upon the costs of your program and availability of funds.

PROGRAM APPROVALS: Proposals will be submitted to the INZ Committee for final approval. Not all projects may be approved. Funding is limited.

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT: You must enroll in the Internationalizing the Curriculum workshop and develop a course internationalization toolkit. You can enroll in the course either prior to or after travel but it must be in the same academic year.

RECIPROCAL EXCHANGES: You must complete the Hosting Department Sign-Off Form in advance of applying.

BEFORE YOU APPLY: Read these detailed instructions - Faculty/Staff International Exchange Program Instructions


Faculty/Staff International Exchange Program Proposal Form

Hosting Department Sign-Off Form

Building Cross-Cultural Components into the Exchange Visitor Program

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Faculty/Staff Exchange Opportunities

The list below is only for programs options for exchanges. Faculty and staff can also identify other international partners to create a program. We have other institutional partnerships in England, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic to create MOUs for exchanges if you are interested.


Koning Willem I Faculty/Staff Exchange Program

s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS

RADIX (ROC Association for Dutch International ConneXions) has the pleasure in offering a two-week professional and cultural exchange with Valencia. A faculty member or administrator from the Netherlands will be matched with an American counterpart with similar job responsibilities. However, other match factors such as age, gender, personal interests and family situation will also be taken into account, if necessary. As a rule, the two weeks’ exchange, will consist of nine days of professional exchange and three days of leisure time (weekend) plus an orientation day upon arrival. The common language is English, which will add an extra dimension to the personal and professional aspects of the exchange.  The deadline to apply for this program is March 2 each year.

Valencia faculty and staff can apply for funding for spring break or summer programs at Koning Willem as well. These programs are not reciprocal, do not have a 2-week minimum, and do not involve homestay. The deadline to apply for SAGE funding is October 1.

Zealand Institute of Business and Technology

Koge, Denmark

Valencia faculty and staff can apply for funding for this exchange opportunity during spring break or summer. Please note that no Valencia faculty or staff have participated in an exchange with this institution to date. The deadline to apply for SAGE funding is October 1.

IAU College Faculty Fellows Program

Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE

IAU College in Aix-en-Provence, France is pleased to announce its Faculty Fellows Program, designed for visiting professors on sabbatical leave from their home institutions for an academic year. Collaborative teaching opportunities between home institution and IAU College are also possible. The Fellow can choose to participate in the IAU College program of their choice for a semester or the full academic year (fall and spring semesters), promote intellectual and cultural exchange through a series of public lectures in their field of expertise, conduct smaller seminars and discussions with students and faculty and develop their own research. They will have full access to all IAU resources including library, classrooms, WIFI and an affordable Resident Fellow apartment in Aix. Stipends and housing subsidies are available to qualified faculty from IAU partner institutions. Interested U.S. faculty may find additional information, including the IAU Resident Fellows Application, at ResidentFellows. The deadline to apply for SAGE funding is October 1.

Any questions can be directed to Professor Alan Roberts, Director of IAU College’s Marchutz School of Fine Arts and Chair of the Resident Fellows selection committee, at


Fulbright Scholar Program There are a variety of programs for faculty and administrators. Visit the website for details: The deadline to apply is August 1 each year. The deadline to apply for SAGE funding is October 1.