Call for Application for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program

18 October 2019 | 12:25 Code : 441 News
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Call for Application for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program

About the Erasmus+ Program

The European Commission has established an initiative program called Erasmus+. The program is to fund mobilities among EU countries and between EU countries and Partner Countries from the rest of the world. This program has been set up for the period 2014-2020 and, a new call for proposals will be open every year in order to promote socio-economic changes, the key challenges that Europe will be facing until the end of the decade, and to support the fulfilment of the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion.

Although the Erasmus program was initially earmarked only to the Program Countries (EU), in 2015, for the first time, part of the EU funding was allocated for mobility actions between Program Countries and Partner Countries. In this regard, the Erasmus+ Program is planned to support efforts of Program Countries to efficiently use the potential of Europe’s human talent and social capital, while confirming the principle of lifelong learning by linking support to formal, non-formal and informal learning throughout the education, training and youth fields. The program also enhances the opportunities for cooperation and mobility with Partner Countries, notably in the fields of higher education and youth.

General Information

This call for applications 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 Almería (UAL) and Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) provides an opportunity for teaching staff to spend a period at UAL (Spain) for teaching and receiving a grant as a contribution to their costs for travel and subsistence.

The home universities (TUMS) will be responsible for announcing this call, selecting the taching staff and sending them to UAL (including preparation, monitoring and recognition related to the mobility period). Applicants are expected to carefully read all the information before proceeding to fulfill and submit their applications.

    1. Type of Mobility, Number of Grants and Duration

Under this Mobility and for this call, 1 TUMS teaching staff is able to teach at UAL (Spain) for one week.

    1. Admission Requirements

All TUMS faculty members at school of nursing and midwifery, are welcome to apply for this position.

    1. Application

Teaching Staff candidates are required to contact a UAL professor in the same academic field, present a week´s workplan to and obtain her/his written acceptance.

    1. Required Documents:
  • Invitation Letter (from a UAL profesor)
  • CV
  • Mobility Agreement
  • Proof of Employment

    1. Evaluation Basis and Selection Critera of Applications
  • CV
  • Proposed work plan
  • Language level

    1. Funding

The grants offered in the Erasmus+ Mobility between Program and Partner Countries are merely a contribution to bearing the additional cost of the stay abroad and do not cover all the expenses.

An additional amount to cover travel expenses is calculated according to the distance band appearing below:

Between 10 and 99 km:

20 EUR per participant

Between 100 and 499 KM:

180 EUR per participant

Between 500 and 1999 KM:

275 EUR per participant

Between 2000 and 2999 KM:

360 EUR per participant

Between 3000 and 3999 KM:

530 EUR per participant

Between 4000 and 7999 KM:

820 EUR per participant

8000 KM or more:

1500 EUR per participant

* The distance is the distance between the city of the home university and Almería (Spain).

UAL will be in charge of the payment of the grants to the incoming scholarship holders once they have started their mobility at UAL and have signed the Confirmation of Arrival and the Grant Agreement. 

Important Notes

Grantees must have a Staff Mobility Agreement signed by home and host universities, before starting the mobility period. These agreements specify the formal recognition provisions and list the rights and obligations of each party.

Contact Us for More Information:

Please do not hesitate to contact us in case you may need further information.

Project Coordinator: Ms. Malihe Alaeddini

Tel.: (+98 21) 8880 0332

Email: dira_gsia@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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