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: Assistant Professor Ververopoulou Zoi
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Media Studies
Address: 46, Egnatia str, 55133 Thessaloniki
Tel: 2310 99 20 73
Fax: 2310 99 20 98
Email: zoiv@jour.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/
Université Rennes 2F RENNES02Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: JOUFFE - EL AMRANI Amal
Address: International Office, Place du Recteur Henri Le Moal, CS 24307, 35043 Rennes cedex, France
Tel: +33 2 99 14 10 92
Fax: +33 2 99 14 10 95
Email:international@univ-rennes2.fr
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor
Address:
Tel:
Email:
General University Webpage: http://www.univ-rennes2.fr/
For Erasmus students: http://www.univ-rennes2.fr/service-relations-internationales/etudiants-echange
Course catalogue: https://www.univ-rennes2.fr/service-relations-internationales/guide-ects-enseignements


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 THESSAL01F RENNES02032032 - Journalism and information2nd 2 students x 10 months
F RENNES02G THESSAL01032032 - Journalism and information2nd 2 students x 10 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 THESSAL01F RENNES02032032 - Journalism and information1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 10 days
F RENNES02G THESSAL01032032 - Journalism and information1st 2nd 3rd 2 staff member x 10 days

Additional information:

COMMUNICATION - MASTER FRANCOPHONIE



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 THESSAL01GreekEnglishC2 - Mastery
G THESSAL01GreekFrenchC2 - Mastery
F RENNES02FrenchFrenchB2 - Vantage
F RENNES02FrenchFrenchB2 - 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. Université Rennes 2

Students with specific needs, especially those with disabilities, must directly contact the
International Office which will examine their particular situation and needs before
referring them to the Disability Office, which aims at facilitating everyday life for students
with disabilities. That office offers guidance and, if required, organizes timetable
adjustments to allow disabled students to complete their exchange period in the best
possible conditions.
Contact : international@univ-rennes2.fr
Information about the Disability Office: http://www.univ-rennes2.fr/devu/relais-handicap



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
F RENNES02

1st May

1st October



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.

Université Rennes 2
2.

Rennes 2 University usually trusts its partners and admits the students they select, except if there are specific problems. Rennes 2 University sends its decision within a maximum of 8 weeks.

3.

The International Office establishes and sends its partners their students' final transcripts (grades and ECTS). It will be issued no later than 8 weeks after the assessment period has finished at Rennes 2 University.


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

Université Rennes 2

A course guide is available on line: http://www.univ-rennes2.fr/service-relations-internationales/etudiants-echange . It presents the courses that international students on an exchange programme can choose for free as well as the teaching schedule and procedures (ECTS per course, assessment and evaluation procedures, etc.).

General principles: international students on an exchange programme can choose their courses in a maximum of two departments, plus the language support class in French as a Foreign Language at the CIREFE if necessary; at least 50% of the selected courses must be connected to the students' Major. Priority is given to the students for whom there is a specific agreement with the department. International students can have access to courses in a department for which there is no specific agreement only within the limit of the number of places available.

International students on an exchange programme who failed their exams (grades below 10/20) can retake their exams in June to try and improve their results. Retake exams take place in June only and at Rennes 2 University only, even for the students who were on an exchange programme in the 1st semester (Autumn semester) only.


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

F RENNES02 You may be required to apply for a visa, depending on your country of residence. Information about visas (who is concerned, how to apply, cost, etc.) can be found on the Campusfrance website.
If you do require a visa, please plan ahead, as the process can take some time. Depending on the country of origin, there are different entry and residence regulations for students.
http://www.campusfrance.org/fr/page/le-visa-de-long-sejour-pour-etudes-titre-de-sejour-vls-ts



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

F RENNES02 Adequate health insurance is obligatory for all exchange students. There are different regulations depending on the students’ country of origin and age.




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

F RENNES02 International students can ask the International Office to make a reservation for a room in a university residence through their application procedure.
The International Office deals with room reservations and prior to the students’ arrival it sends them their letter of admission in a university residence.
http://www.univ-rennes2.fr/service-relations-internationales/incoming




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
F RENNES02Dr Amal JOUFFE - EL AMRANI
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator