Art. 1 Purpose of the call and general regulations
Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport covering the period 2018-2020. It offers a wide range of opportunities for students and staff to study and train abroad and obtains credits which are then recognised by the sending institution.
Art. 2 Mobility types and available places
Under this call for applications the following places are available for prospective candidates from the Faculty Biology from Yerevan State University:
The present call for applications provides mobility grants for the 2nd semester of 2019-2020 academic year.
Art. 3 Admission requirements
3.1 In order to apply prospective candidates must be enrolled at Yerevan State University at the moment of application and for the whole duration of the mobility.
3.2 Language proficiency
Applicants are required to be proficient in English at level B2 level (according to University of Tartu and YSU Inter-Institutional Agreement) respectively, and to provide certifications or self-certifications of the required level.
Art. 4 Activities
Mobility for teaching and training:
Erasmus+ grants for teaching are awarded to HEI teaching staff for a period of teaching in a partner host university. Teaching assignments can come in various forms and take place as seminars, lectures and tutoring. Actual teaching in this context should require the teacher to be physically present with the students. Although email tutoring or any other forms of distance learning as well as preparation are highly encouraged, they do not count in the minimum number of 8 compulsory hours of teaching per week.
Erasmus+ grants for training support the professional development of HEI teaching and non-teaching staff in the form of training events abroad (excluding conferences) and job shadowing/observation periods/training at a partner institution.
Art. 5 Grants
5.1 Grantees will receive a grant as a contribution to their costs for travel and individual support during their mobility.
They are specified in the table below:
Travel costs will be covered by the project
(up to the amounts defined by the E+ programme on the basis of the distance bands. Changes will not be covered)
5.3 The mobility period must be carried out continuously and it must not be split into different periods.
5.4 Selected candidates accepting the scholarship will sign a scholarship contract listing their duties and responsibilities. They will be required to comply with the local admission requirements and registration procedures at the Host University.
Art. 6 Admission procedure
6.2 Required Documentation
Art. 7 Selection process
7.1 The Selection process includes the following steps:
YSUwill review the submitted applications and evaluate the technical components (eligibility requirements, full documentation, completeness and authenticity of documents attached) to identify the eligible candidates.
Only valid and eligible applications will be evaluated and ranked by YSU Selection Committee.
7.8 Appeal Procedure
Art. 8 Data protection
Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on "the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data".