Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries

Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries


Agreement duration: 2019 - 2022

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: Professor Karatzas Konstantinos
Department: School of Mechanical Engineering
Address:
Tel:
Fax:
Email: kkara@meng.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/
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)D KARLSRU01Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Dr. Johnsen Julia
Address: Adenauerring 2, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Tel: +49 721 608-44911
Fax: +49 721 608-44907
Email:erasmus_agreement@intl.kit.edu
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Grohmann Steffen
Address:
Tel:
Email: Academic Contact Marion Benoit, marion.benoit@kit.edu
General University Webpage: http://www.kit.edu/
For Erasmus students: http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/3171.php
Course catalogue: https://studium.kit.edu/meineuniversitaet/Seiten/vorlesungsverzeichnis.aspx


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 THESSAL01D KARLSRU0107110711 - Chemical engineering and processes2nd 4 students x 5 months
D KARLSRU01G THESSAL0107110711 - Chemical engineering and processes2nd 4 students x 5 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 THESSAL01D KARLSRU0107110711 - Chemical engineering and processes2 staff member x 5 days
D KARLSRU01G THESSAL0107110711 - Chemical engineering and processes2 staff member x 5 days

Additional information:

Student mobility for Studies from D KARLSRU01 to G  THESSAL01 can also be 2 students x 10 months.



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
D KARLSRU01GermanGermanB1 - Threshold
D KARLSRU01GermanEnglishB2 - Vantage
D KARLSRU01GermanEnglishB2 - 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. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Further information about Learning Agreement requirements: http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/3377.php

 Project / Internship / Final thesis

If students are planning to do a project, internship or a final thesis at KIT, a supervisor/tutor at KIT is necessary and applicants are required to find both topic and supervisor on their own. Please be aware that carrying out a Master’s thesis will take about 4 -6 months or longer. Please contact the departmental coordinator for further details.



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
D KARLSRU01

Final date for nomination: 15 May

Final date for applications: 1 June

Final date for nomination: 15 November

Final date for applications: 1 December



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.

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2.
  1. Coordinator should nominate the selected students to KIT via e-mail to erasmus-in@intl.kit.edu
  2. More information will be sent to students via e-mail after the nomination by the sending institution
  3. Students will have to submit an online application and send the required documents via ordinary mail to
  4. KIT- International Students Office http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/3378.php
  5. International Students Office will send the decision within 4-6 weeks after the application deadline if the nominated students sent complete application files.

 

3.

A Transcript of Records will be issued by the receiving institution no later than [8] weeks after the assessment period has finished at the receiving HEI. [It should normally not exceed five weeks according to the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education guidelines]

The present bilateral agreement will be valid during the academic years 2019/20– 2020/21, unless either side terminates the agreement in writing at the latest by 1 September for activities taking placing during the next (n+1) academic year. Additional activities, cancellations or new subject areas are to be communicated by the same deadline.

The above-mentioned institutions agree to cooperate in the activities as contracted above under the terms and conditions of the Erasmus + Programme.

  • Both parties agree to abide by the principles and conditions set out in the Erasmus+ Guidelines for Applicants, and will work according to the principles of Erasmus University Charter.
  • Both parties agree to abide by the bilaterally agreed terms of this inter-institutional agreement and will endeavour to carry out the agreement to the best of their abilities.
  • Additional changes in mobility or in specific conditions of contract and termination of the inter-institutional agreement can be made annually, if communicated before January 1st.

 Neither the European Commission nor the National Agencies can be held responsible in case of a conflict.


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

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/6520.php


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. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/students/info/visa_residence

D KARLSRU01 http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/6194.php



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. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/students/info/medical_care

D KARLSRU01 http://www.intl.kit.edu/istudies/6195.php



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. Tolia Konstantina tel: +30 2310991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
https://eurep.auth.gr/en/accommodation-list

D KARLSRU01 http://www.intl.kit.edu/ischolar/6166.php




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
D KARLSRU01Dr. Julia Johnsen
ERASMUS Institutional Coordinator