The Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT is part of an international education and research context, which is apparent in our activities, our staff, among our doctoral students, and students. As a teacher, researcher, and staff, you have the opportunity to go out into the world, but the world also has its natural place here with us. This is something we want to highlight even further. We are part of an ever changing world. We also house the Immigrant Academy, which aims at newly arrived academics.

Internationalisation and internationalisation back home

When we at the university talk about internationalisation, it is not only about how we as a higher education institution is part of a bigger, global community where knowledge is growing, gets shared, and where people move between different levels. It is also about being an active actor in this field, as well as creating the opportunities for staff, researchers, teachers, and students to participate in international contexts and experiences – something increasingly more important these days. The mission of higher educational institutions is to give more students the opportunity to travel abroad, but also to enable intercultural meetings back home. For us, this is an important component for building international experience. This is why it is important to us to enable international and intercultural aspects here, such as study environment and workplace. In fact, internationalisation has its own local action plan (in Swedish) and is also an integral part of the faculty’s vision (in Swedish).

These web pages are meant to provide the staff of the Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT with an image of the faculty’s work with internationalisation in general, as well as the opportunity for the staff to take part in internationalisation and contribute to it. In addition to this, we also want to contribute to increasing the understanding for the students’ opportunities to internationalisation, and how it all goes together.

We who work specifically for the faculty’s internationalisation are: