The 10th edition of Winter School Robert Roe – Bernhard Willpert

The 10th edition of Winter School Robert Roe – Bernhard Willpert From the 20th February to 4th March, the Gandia International Centre (CIG-UV) is hosting 56 students from 24 countries, for the classroom phase of the 10th edition of the Winter School “Robert Roe – Bernhard Wilpert”.

The Winter School is part of the training organized for the Master Erasmus +: Erasmus Mundus in Work, Organizations and Personnel Psychology (, taught in the consortium of five European universities (Barcelona, Bologna, Coimbra, Paris-Descartes and Valencia). A dedicated team of professors from the School of Psychology and the research institute of the University of Valencia – IDOCAL coordinates the Winter School.

This year besides hosting students from the five WOP-P Consortium universities, and two collaborating Universities University of Guelph (Canada) and University of Brasilia (Brazil), we also have participants from various American Universities such as the University of Baltimore, University of Colorado and Florida Institute of Technology.

This intensive joint learning takes place in three stages: First, Virtual Teamworking where students work in teams of 4-5 international members virtually to deliver assignments. Second, Intensive Residential Phase where participants congregate at Gandia International Centre for series of workshops and lectures. Lastly, Integration where participants work independently with the support of the online platform (virtual classroom) of the University of Valencia.

The training team comprised of leading researchers, academians and practitioners in the field of Work, Organization and Personnel Psychology. They include Rob Briner (University of Bath, UK), Dirk Steiner (University of Nice, France), David Guest (King’s College, University of London, U.K.), Eric Andriessen (University of Delft, The Netherlands), Vincent Rogard (Université Paris Descartes, France) Fred Zijlstra (Maastricht University, The Netherlands), Ana Cristina Costa (Brunel Business School, U.K.) Leonor Pais (University of Coimbra, Portugal), Neil Anderson (Brunel Business School, U.K.) Vicente González Romà (University of Valencia, Spain), Salvatore Zappalà (University of Bologna, Italy).

The Winter School was made possible with the coordination of Professors from the University of Valencia – Professor J.M Peiro, Carolina Moliner, and Esther Gracia with the support of Jorge Magdaleno and Nia Djourova; and the University of Bologna – Professor Salvatore Zappalà and the University of Coimbra – Profesor Leonor Pais.