Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries

Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries


Agreement duration: 2015 - 2020

The institutions named below agree to cooperate for the exchange of students and/or staff in the context of the Erasmus+ programme. They commit to respect the quality requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education in all aspects related to the organisation and management of the mobility, in particular the recognition of the credits awarded to students by the partner institution.

A. Information about higher education institutions

Name of the institution
(and department, where relevant)
Erasmus code Institutional Coordinator Contact details
(email, phone)
Departmental Coordinator Contact details
(email, phone)
Website
(eg. of the course catalogue)
Aristotle University of ThessalonikiG THESSAL01Institutional Coordinator/Head of the Office
Full name: Georgiadou Ioanna
Address: Department of European Educational Programmes, University Campus, Administration Building, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel: +30 2310 995293
Fax: +30 2310 995292
Email: erasmus-agreements@auth.gr
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Associate Professor Vlachonasios Konstantinos
Department: School of Biology
Address: Biology Building, Dept of Botany, Rm 9.19.
Tel: 2310998833
Fax: 2310998389
Email: kvlachon@bio.auth.gr
General University Webpage: http://www.auth.gr
For Erasmus+ students: https://eurep.auth.gr/en
Course catalogue: http://qa.auth.gr/en/studyguide/
Namik Kemal ÜniversitesiTR TEKIRDA01Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Prof. Dr. H. ŞAMLI Ersin
Address: Namık Kemal Mah. Kampus Cad. No:1 59030 - Tekirdag, Turkey
Tel: +90 282 250 21 76
Fax: +90 282 250 99 29
Email:esamli@nku.edu.tr; nku.erasmus@gmail.com; infoerasmus@nku.edu.tr
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Assistant Professor VELİOĞLU Murat
Address: Department of Agricultural Biotechnology
Tel: +90 282 250 22 99
Email: mvelioglu@nku.edu.tr
General University Webpage: http://www.nku.edu.tr/
For Erasmus students: http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr
Course catalogue: http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/catalogues/0/s/3953/4382


B. Mobility numbers per academic year

FROM
[Erasmus code of the sending institution]
TO
[Erasmus code of the receiving institution]
Subject area code
[ISCED]
Subject area name
Study cycle
[short cycle, 1st , 2nd or 3rd]
Student Mobility for Studies
[number of students x number of months per student]
Student Mobility for Traineeships
G THESSAL01TR TEKIRDA01051051 - Biological and related sciences1st 2nd 3rd 3 students x 12 months2 students x 3 months
TR TEKIRDA01G THESSAL01051051 - Biological and related sciences1st 2nd 3rd 3 students x 12 months2 students x 6 months


FROM
[Erasmus code of the sending institution]
TO
[Erasmus code of the receiving institution]
Subject area code
[ISCED]
Subject area name
Study cycle
[short cycle, 1st , 2nd or 3rd]
Staff Mobility for Teaching
[number of staff members x number of days per staff member]
Staff Mobility for Training
G THESSAL01TR TEKIRDA01051051 - Biological and related sciences1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 5 days
TR TEKIRDA01G THESSAL01051051 - Biological and related sciences1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 5 days

Additional information:


C. Recommended language skills

The sending institution, following agreement with the receiving institution, is responsible for providing support to its nominated candidates so that they can have the recommended language skills at the start of the study or teaching period:

Receiving institution
[Erasmus code]
Optional: Subject areaLanguage of instruction 1 Language of instruction 2 Student Mobility for Studies
[Minimum recommended level: B1]
Staff Mobility for Teaching
[Minimum recommended level: B2]
Comments about this language
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
TR TEKIRDA01TurkishEnglishB1 - Threshold
TR TEKIRDA01TurkishEnglishB2 - Vantage

For more details on the language of instruction recommendations, see the course catalogue of each institution


D. Additional requirements

1. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki:

Courses at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are normally taught in Greek. However, there are courses in other languages too, especially at the Foreign Language Faculties, Faculty of Law (courses in English, French and German language), School of Journalism & Mass Communications, School of Economics and School of Political Sciences. In all other cases, there are special arrangements for Erasmus+ students, such as assignment of essays in English with the use of English bibliography in small groups of students.

Information concerning courses and other academic matters can be obtained at the website of the University: http://www.auth.gr/en/faculties

Greek Language courses for Erasmus+ students

There are regular and online Greek language courses, which start at the beginning of each semester. These courses are organized specifically for Erasmus+ students with the support of the EU and are offered free of charge under certain conditions in regard to absences. You can find more information at the School of Modern Greek Language of AUTH: http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?lang=en


Students with disabilities

Social and Health Policy Committee of AUTH was established in 1997 with the aim to facilitate students with disabilities. Services have been developed and updated according to European and International standards. There are several fields that Social and Health Policy Committee is getting involved, always aiming to make student life easier so that all students can focus on their academic demands.

Services available

Students with visual impairment

- Converting books or notes in any file the student is using to study (text to speech, print them in Braille etc)

Students with hearing disabilities

- Interpretation in Greek Sign language everywhere in the campus of our University during working hours.

- Co-operation with Hellenic Federation of the Deaf in order to provide sign language interpreters for all lessons of deaf students.

- Unfortunately we do not provide interpretations in other foreign sign languages.

Students with mobility disabilities

- We provide transportation to students with mobility disabilities from their residences to the campus and vice versa in an everyday basis.

Services to all students

- blood donation days

- connect students with other institutions so that they will be given the professional care they need depending on their issue.

Social and Health Policy Committee is always personalizing its services adjusting them to the needs and wills of every single student.

Contact details: Tel. (+30) 2310 995360, (+30) 2310 995386, (+30) 2310 991376
E-mail: socialcom@ad.auth.gr

2. Namik Kemal Üniversitesi

-       Link for the application documents for incoming students

       http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/StudentMobility/0/s/3953/4072

 

-      Incoming staff must send a teaching/working programme which includes mobility dates and content to Namık Kemal University’s Erasmus office (infoerasmus@nku.edu.tr). The programme are forwarded to regarding department and it must be confirmed by regarding departmental coordinator and institutional coordinator.

-       In case of additional requirements in regard to academic, organisational or other aspects (e.g. students with special needs) please contact the Erasmus Office infoerasmus@nku.edu.tr



E. Calendar

1. Applications/information on nominated students must reach the receiving institution by:
Receiving institution
[Erasmus code]
Autumn term
[month]
Spring term
[month]
G THESSAL01Nominations: 15th June
Applications: 30th June
Nominations: 15th November
Applications: 30th November
TR TEKIRDA01

15th April – 15th July

15th April – 15th November



Aristotle University of Thessaloniki:
2. Following the receipt of the paper application (printed online application), AUTH will send its decision within 4-6 weeks.
3. A Transcript of Records will be issued by the receiving institution no later than 5 weeks after the assessment period has finished at the receiving HEI.

Namik Kemal Üniversitesi
2.

TR TEKIRDA01 will send its decision within 4 weeks after submitting all required documents.

3.

In the end of the semester, exam results and final course grades that belong to Erasmus incoming students are recorded to the University automation system by the academic units; and then Erasmus Office prepare official Erasmus transcript of records including local grades and the ECTS equals according to the data on automation system for each student. Normally, transcripts of records are issued as hard copy before students’ departure; but if some of the courses are at that time not recorded in the transcript, the final version will be sent to the student and/or to the home university within 4 weeks from the end of the semester. In this case, student should inform the Faculty International Coordinator about the missing courses and contact information.


4. Termination of the agreement

In the event of unilateral termination, a notice of at least one academic year should be given. This means that a unilateral decision to discontinue the exchanges notified to the other party by 1 September 20XX will only take effect as of 1 September 20XX+1. The termination clauses must include the following disclaimer: "Neither the European Commission nor the National Agencies can be held responsible in case of a conflict."



F. Information

1. Grading systems of the institutions

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki:

A scale of 1 to 10 applies to the marks of each subject in the Hellenic Higher Education

8,5-10

Άριστα (Arista) - Excellent

6,5-8,49

Λίαν Καλώς (Lian Kalos) – Very Good

5,00-6,49

Καλώς ( Kalos) - Good

0-4,99

Ανεπιτυχώς ( Anepitychos) - Fail

Namik Kemal Üniversitesi

Link for Namık Kemal University (TR TEKIRDA01) Grading System: http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/recognition/0/s/3953/4522


2. Visa
The sending and receiving institutions will provide assistance, when required, in securing visas for incoming and outbound mobile participants, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources:
Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)
Website for information
G THESSAL01Ms. Mantasasvili Kristina tel: +30 2310995166
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Paschalidou Vasiliki tel: +30 2310995287
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/students/info/visa_residence

TR TEKIRDA01Çılğın Serpil tel: +90 282 250 11 12
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com
Erdur Serkan tel: +90 282 250 11 10
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com

http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/





3. Insurance

The sending and receiving institutions will provide assistance in obtaining insurance for incoming and outbound mobile participants, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.

The receiving institution will inform mobile participants of cases in which insurance cover is not automatically provided. Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources:

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)
Website for information
G THESSAL01Ms. Mantasasvili Kristina tel: +30 2310995166
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Paschalidou Vasiliki tel: +30 2310995287
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/students/info/medical_care

TR TEKIRDA01Çılğın Serpil tel: +90 282 250 11 12
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com
Erdur Serkan tel: +90 282 250 11 10
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com

http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/





4. Housing

The receiving institution will guide incoming mobile participants in finding accommodation, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.

Information and assistance can be provided by the following persons and information sources:

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)
Website for information
G THESSAL01Ms. Mantasasvili Kristina tel: +30 2310995166
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Paschalidou Vasiliki tel: +30 2310995287
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
Ms. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/accommodation-list

TR TEKIRDA01Çılğın Serpil tel: +90 282 250 11 12
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com
Erdur Serkan tel: +90 282 250 11 10
email: nku.erasmus@gmail.com

http://intrelations.nku.edu.tr/






G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Professor, Dr Ariadni Stogiannidou
Vice Rector for Academic and Student Affairs
TR TEKIRDA01Prof. Dr. Osman ŞİMŞEK
Rector