Mobility call

WHO CAN APPLY?

This project involves mobility of Students and Staff to Poland and from Poland in a collaborative framework of institutions taking part. Candidates complying with the following basic requirements can be selected for a grant under Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 1 Mobility for Learners and Staff in the sector of Higher Education:
  • Student registered in one of the partner universities, enrolled in a full program of bachelor/ master/ doctorate studies
  • Academic staff employed in one of the partner universities, fluent in English and able to teach subjects that are relevant to the program

HOW TO APPLY?

It is recommended to follow the procedure described step-by-step below. The Candidate shall:
  1. Read very carefully "Call for Applications Guidelines" and "Required Documentation Guide".
  2. Check that complies with the General Admission Requirements and Specific Mobility Type Requirements.
  3. Check available scholarships within the project grant distribution.
  4. Look over the academic offer of the Host Universities in order to search the specific study program/ research activity/ teaching field a candidate wants to do.
  5. Create individual Erasmus+ account to log in, fill online application form with the information required, starting with Profile data and then Application Form.
  6. Attach the required documents. All documents must be submitted in English or translated to English. Candidatures without all compulsory documentation will be declared ineligible.
  7. Doctorate and Staff applicants need to upload a confirmation of supervision (Doctorate) or a pre-acceptance letter (Staff) from the Host University they apply for. Those applications (for these academic levels) that do not include this document will be declared ineligible.
  8. Submit application respecting deadlines for:

Student and Staff mobility: 11th December 2016 (23:59 CET)


The application will have to be submitted online and no paper versions will be accepted. Applications after this deadline are not accepted.

DOCUMENTS SPECIFIC FOR ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME

Candidates shall pay attention to the documents specific for Erasmus+ Programme:
  • Learning Agreement (compulsory for undergraduate and master students, optional for doctorate candidates). It is recommended to build a program of studies abroad replacing the program at host university for 30 ECTS credits in total (this rule is not applied to doctorate students). Please check academic offer of the university you would like to apply to and refer to guidelines on preparing a learning agreement form.
  • Doctoral Research Mobility Agreement (compulsory document for doctorate candidates)
    Candidates shall prepare a research proposal describing proposed activities related to their research. The following information shall be included: name of the research/ activity project, background and objectives, methods and materials, relevance of the research/ activity project, expected results, expected cooperation, further implementation of the results of training at the host university. Please note that accepting individual research/activity projects of Doctoral candidates depends on the availability of potential supervisors and resources at the Host University. Erasmus+ Programme does not cover any costs of research/activity projects to be carried out at the Host University. It is necessary to provide a confirmation of supervision letter from the host university/ department/ supervisor and attach along with the application form documents.
  • Staf Mobility for Teaching Mobility Agreement (compulsory document for staff candidates)
    Academic staff employed in one of the partner universities, fluent in English and able to teach subjects that are relevant to the program can be selected for an Erasmus+ mobility. Academic staff shall contact a respective counterpart at the host university in order to accordingly draw up a teaching/work plan. Participants have to deliver min of 8 teaching hours/week. It is necessary to provide a pre-acceptance letter from the host university/ department/ supervisor and attach along with the application form documents.
  • Staff Mobility for Training Mobility Agreement Training mobility available only for outgoing mobility from Canada and United States.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS. ALL CANDIDATES MUST:
have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction of the host university they apply to. Only official certificates will be accepted as proof of knowledge. Lack of a certificate is not an excluding criterion, however the project coordinating institution reserves a right to carry out a language interview via Skype before the mobility takes place to verify candidate's command of English.
check academic offer and specific requirements of potential host university before applying for a grant.
provide a passport soft copy to the e-mail address: erasmusplus_world@sggw.pl by 28th December 2016 for Student Mobility to ensure a mobility start in spring semester of the academic year 2016/17. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months upon returning to home university after study/ teaching period is completed.
have not exceeded "mobility capital" - grants cannot be awarded to those candidates who have studied and/or have been trained (internship) for more than a total of:
  • 12 months for the first-cycle studies (undergraduate), second-cycle studies (master) and doctoral studies - each cycle of studies is considered separately!
  • 24 months for the uniform Master's degree studies,
    using financing of the European Union Scholarship opportunities (Erasmus LLP, Erasmus+, Erasmus Training, Erasmus Mundus). This rule is not applied to staff members.
Prior participation in the project candidate's study and training experience shall be counted within the total period allowed in the current study cycle.
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES:Special attention is given to the less developed countries and disadvantaged candidates from poor socio-economic backgrounds and/or with a special needs. Proof of this vulnerable situation/disability is requested from all candidates alleging this status.

Proposed project includes 4 types of mobility according to the academic level of the candidates who need to meet the following specific requirements:

 

MOBILITY TYPE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Undergraduate must have successfully completed at least one year of studies at their home institutions.
Master must have obtained a Bachelor diploma and have been registered in a master program at the partner institution.
Doctorate must have obtained a Master diploma and have been registered in a doctorate program at the partner institution should contact their respective potential supervisors at the host institution before applying in order to get a confirmation of supervision letter to carry out a research project beyond a course work (*optional). Individual research projects depend on the availability of potential supervisor and resources at a host university. There is no financing provided to cover costs of a research to be carried out at a host university.
Academic Staff should contact their respective counterpart at the host university in order to accordingly draw up a teaching/work plan - Staff Mobility Agreement for Teaching Mobility Participants have to deliver min of 8 teaching hours/week. In all host institutions the teaching program and a pre-acceptance letter from a supervisor/university will be a priority condition for eligibility.
The fact that the candidate receives the confirmation of supervision letter (Doctorate) or the pre-acceptance letter (Staff) from the host university does not mean that he/she is already selected. The list of Grantees will depend on the results of the Erasmus+ selection and will be published officially.