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Call for applications

Start date: 13-June-2017 (00:00 CET)

End date: 30-August-2017 (23:59 CET)

Guidelines for applicants

This document contains detailed information about the application procedure. We strongly advise you to read it before starting to fill in the Application Form.

 

Application Form

Compulsory document to apply:

Application - Word version (.doc)

This form expects to be an easy and simple way to prepare your application, allowing you to introduce progressively the details and information required.
You must start creating your application form by setting your USER and PASSWORD. From the beginning, you have to choose the type of scholarship for which you want to receive the support of the Programme.

Before starting to fill in the Application Form, you must be sure of having all the certificates and language skills required to attend the sought programmes(s) and the institution(s). We also strongly advise you to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting.

If an applicant submits more than one application, the system will automatically consider the most recent one.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before applying

 

If you are an European student and want to travel to South Africa :

  1. Must be a national of one of the 27 eligible European countries;
     
  2. For Target Group 1 (TGI) – Only concerned: students need to be registered at one of the European countries HEIs within the partnership* at the time of submitting their application to the partnership.
     
  3. For Target Group 2 (TG2) - students need either to be registered in a HEI (not included in the partnership) of any European country or to have obtained a university degree or equivalent from a HEI of any European country;
     
  4. Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;

 

If you are a South African student and want to travel to Europe :

  1. Must be a national of one of the third-countries covered by the relevant lot;
     
  2. Must have not resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting their application to the partnership.
     
    • For Target Group 1 (TGI): students need to be registered at one of the third-country HEIs within the partnership* at the time of submitting their application to the partnership. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution;
       
  3. For Target Group 2 (TGII): students need either to be registered in a HEI (not included in the partnership) of the third-country concerned by the lot or to have obtained a university degree or
    equivalent from a HEI of these third-countries;
     
    • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries.

 

Academic and administative staff

In order to be eligible, academic and administrative staff hereafter referred as "staff":

  1. Must be a national of one of the eligible countries;
     
  2. For Target Group 1 (TGI): Third- country staff must work in or be associated to one of the third-country HEIs participating in the partnership. EU staff must work in or be associated to one of the EU HEIs participating in the partnership;
     
  3. For Target Group 2 (TGII): Third-country staff must work in or be associated to a HEI (not included in the partnership) of any third-country concerned by the lot. EU staff must work in or be associated to a HEI (not included in the partnership) of any European country.

The mobility assignments must be based on partnership agreements between the members of the partnership. The home and host universities and the individual staff must agree on the programme of lectures to be delivered by the visiting staff, on the research activities or on the type of training to be followed.

Priority will be given to mobility that:

  • Ensures that the visiting teacher's contribution will be an integral part of a program of the host institution
     
  • Will lead to the production of new teaching material
     
  • Will be used to consolidate and extend links between departments and faculties and to prepare for future cooperation projects between the home and host university (joint projects, joint degrees etc.)
     
  • Will help strengthen the international cooperation departments in the foreign universities
     
  • Will lead to progress in the application of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) and other systems for recognition of studies and qualifications in the partner institution
     
  • Will improve the university - enterprise cooperation
     
  • Will help to start up Doctoral Schools
     
  • Will lead to the improvement of quality assurance mechanisms at universities.