Register for the Student Global Village Professional Development Seminar

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What is the Student Global Village?

Mediated exchanges between university students from various academic disciplines via web-based videoconferencing.


How to start your own Student Global Village?

Thanks to a grant from Santander Universities and the Independent College Fund of NJ (ICFNJ), Rider University will help other institutions of higher learning join the Student Global Village.


When and where is the seminar?
October 18 - 19, 2014

Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


How do I register?

Register below for the seminar “Join the Student Global Village Network: Mediating International Dialogues.” You can also email [email protected] or call (609) 895-5761 for information.


What is the tuition?

The cost of tuition is $800 per person
Payment information is provided via e-mail once the registration form is completed. 

Includes: 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, and dinner on October 18, 2014.

Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) Members
If your university is a member of the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ), please contact us at [email protected].  Thanks to a grant from Santander Universities and ICFNJ, you may be eligible for one of five scholarships. To see if your university is a member, please check  


What does tuition cover?

 Tuition covers the two days of training plus technical assistance for one year.


Seminar Schedule

October 18, 2014
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • Research findings
  • Strategies for developing international partnerships
  • Working with your university’s bureaucracy and that of the partnering university
  • IT requirements
  • Student Outreach
  • Dinner Reception

October 19, 2014
8:30 am – 4:00 pm

  • Planning sustained dialogues, themes, and developing guidelines for a Civil Society
  • Effective teaching techniques for a virtual setting
  • Addressing cultural differences and culturally sensitive topics
  • Technical Assistance process
  • Working with the Student Global Village and its data archive

Partnering Universities
Over the last 10 years 

University of Dresden, Germany; Birzeit University, West Bank, Palestine; American University of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Notre Dame University in Beirut, Lebanon; Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania; University of Kufa, in Najaf, Iraq; and the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland


Please complete the registration form below: