Call for Application for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program

Date : 31 October 2022

Call for Application for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program

About the Erasmus+ Program

Erasmus+ offers opportunities for students to study in higher education institutions (HEIs) beyond Europe. It also makes the same opportunities available for students from countries beyond Europe, to come to participating HEIs in Europe. This is known as International Credit Mobility (ICM) and this is an activity under Key Action 1 (KA107).

General Information

This call for application is made in accordance with the framework of Erasmus + Key Action 1 Mobility Projects in the Field of Education, Training and Youth between Program and Partner Countries. This action aims to contribute to the cooperation between the EU and eligible Partner Countries and reflects the EU external action objectives, priorities and principles.

This Erasmus+ Action 1 project between the University of León (ULe) and Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) provides an opportunity for students to spend a period at University of León (ULe) and receiving a grant as a contribution to their costs for travel and subsistence.

Applicants are expected to carefully read all the information before proceeding to fulfill and submit their applications.

Type of Mobility, Number of Grants, Duration and Deadline

Under this Mobility and for this call, three TUMS Ph.D. student are able to carry out a research period at University of León (ULe) for 3 to 5 months. After the mobility phase, the student returns to TUMS to complete his/her studies and get recognition for the obtained credits.

Mobility must be completed before end of July 2023. PhD students could carry out their mobility anytime, as long as there is a professor at ULe willing to receive them and tutor them during their stay.

The deadline for submission of the documents to the school’s International Relations Office is October 31st 2022.

 All TUMS Ph.D. Students are welcome to apply for this position. Please check the University of Leon’s website or follow the below link to know about the possible areas of knowledge for this mobility.


Please pay attention to the following points.

  • Candidates must have defended their proposal and passed their comprehensive exam before starting the mobility.

  • High motivation and excellent academic performance are required.

  • Candidates should not have done more than 12 months of Erasmus + or Erasmus Mundus mobility before.

  • Beneficiaries will need to take an accident and emergency insurance that covers the duration of their mobility, ULe require the Oncampus insurance for their extensive coverage.

  • Every mobility should have the possibility of academic recognition.


Mobility student will receive a grant as a contribution to their costs for travel and subsistence during the period of study and an amount to support them in covering their travel costs. Each grant will be financed as follows:

  • Individual support: 850 € per month (up to a maximum of 5 months)

  • Travel expenses: 820 €.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants should submit their application to the International Office of their schools.

  • CV

  • Motivation Letter

  • An English language proficiency certificate (at least B1)

  • A Spanish language proficiency certificate (recommended)

  • A proof of scientific, research, social and cultural activities (recommended) 


For more information, please refer to the International Office of your school.