Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries

Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries


Agreement duration: 2017 - 2021

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 Tsioukas Vasileios
Department: School of Rural and Surveying Engineering
Address: KTIRIO TOPOGRAFON
Tel: +302310994565
Fax: +302310996408
Email: tsioukas@topo.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/
Cyprus University of TechnologyCY LIMASSO02Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Chrisostomou Charalambos
Address: P.O.Box 50329, 3603 Limassol, Cyprus
Tel: +357 25 00 25 38
Fax: +357 25 00 27 63
Email:erasmus@cut.ac.cy
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Assistant Professor Skarlatos Dimitrios
Address: Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics
Tel: +357 25 00 23 60
Email: dimitrios.skarlatos@cut.ac.cy
General University Webpage: http://www.cut.ac.cy/
For Erasmus students: http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/
Course catalogue: http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/course-catalogue-2/


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 THESSAL01CY LIMASSO020707 - Engineering, manufacturing and construction2nd 3rd 2 students x 6 months2 students x 6 months
CY LIMASSO02G THESSAL010707 - Engineering, manufacturing and construction2nd 3rd 2 students x 5 months2 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 THESSAL01CY LIMASSO020707 - Engineering, manufacturing and construction1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 15 days2 staff member x 15 days
CY LIMASSO02G THESSAL010707 - Engineering, manufacturing and construction1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 10 days2 staff member x 10 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 THESSAL01GreekGreekB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekGreekB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
CY LIMASSO02GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
CY LIMASSO02GreekEnglishB2 - 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. Cyprus University of Technology

Student and Staff with Disability

The University is pleased to welcome students and staff with disability.

Please note that support services and infrastructure (i.e. accommodation) is subject to availability.
The Student Development Center hosts three study-rooms for students with severe motion problems for group study, tutorial support and individual reading
A support study room also operates for people with disabilities that works with specialized educational assistive technology equipment including:

  • Braille System
  • Video Magnifier (magnifier Writing / Visual)
  • Portable fm system for use by students with hearing problems
  • Talking calculators
  • Keyboards for use by students with motion problems
  • Touch & Ball mouse for use by students with motion problems

All students with disabilities and health problems are entitled to the following facilities according to the Rules for supporting people with disabilities of the Cyprus University of Technology:

  • Time extension of 30 minutes at the interim and final examinations
  • Grade is not affected by spelling / syntax errors
  • Support in the event of medical incidents
  • Support in taking notes / taking examinations
  • Assistant/Support in case of blind students/ students with quadriplegia
  • Course Notes
  • Class recording
  • Individual examination in the room for people with disabilities
  • Free tutoring support in two courses of their choice per semester

In order to join the Student Development Centre support program, students should provide the necessary medical certificates and afterwards they are being informed on everything they are eligible of depending on the problem they encounter.

For more information please contact the Studies and Student Welfare Service-Counseling Office webpage: http://www.cut.ac.cy/studies/counseling/erasmus/

Email: counseling@cut.ac.cy



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
CY LIMASSO02

31st May: Nominations for Fall Semester

30th June: Application Documents for Nominated Students 

31st October: Nominations for Spring Semester

15th November: Documents for nominated Students



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.

Cyprus University of Technology
2.

The receiving institution will send its decision within [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.


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

Cyprus University of Technology

CY LIMASSO 02: http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/erasmus-data-sheet/

 


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

CY LIMASSO02Erasmus assistant officer for Incoming Mobility George Nikola tel: +357 25 00 20 44
email: incoming@cut.ac.cy; erasmus@cut.ac.cy

http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/erasmus-data-sheet/





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

CY LIMASSO02Erasmus assistant officer for Incoming Mobility George Nikola tel: +357 25 00 20 44
email: incoming@cut.ac.cy; erasmus@cut.ac.cy
Incoming Students are expected to deposit an Insurance fee EUR 10,00

http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/erasmus-data-sheet/





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

CY LIMASSO02Erasmus assistant officer for Incoming Mobility George Nikola tel: +357 25 00 20 44
email: incoming@cut.ac.cy; erasmus@cut.ac.cy

http://erasmus.cut.ac.cy/erasmus-data-sheet/






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
CY LIMASSO02Dr. Charalambos Chrisostomou
Director, Erasmus Institutional Coordinator