Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries

Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries


Agreement duration: 2014 - 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, Administration Βuilding, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel: +30 2310 995293
Fax: +30 2310 995292
Email: Erasmus-agreements@auth.gr
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Assistant Professor Chourdakis Michail
Department: Medical School
Address:
Tel:
Fax:
Email: mhourd@auth.gr
General University Webpage: http://www.auth.gr
For Erasmus+ students: http://www.eurep.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
Course catalogue: http://qa.auth.gr/en/studyguide/
Julius-Maximilians-Universität WürzburgD WURZBUR01Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Branz Katharina
Address: Ref. 1.2 International Students Office, Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg, Germany
Tel: +49 931 31 84855
Fax: +49 931 31 82603
Email:international@uni-wuerzburg.de
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Deckert Jurgen
Address: Contact: Barbara MOLL, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2, D7 97080 Würzburg, Germany
Tel: 0093120155224
Email: moll_b@ukw.de
General University Webpage: http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de
For Erasmus students: https://go.uniwue.de/s3rd7
Course catalogue: https://go.uniwue.de/6p8ws


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 WURZBUR010912 (721)0912 (721) - Medicine1st 2nd 2 students x 10 months
D WURZBUR01G THESSAL010912 (721)0912 (721) - Medicine1st 2nd 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 THESSAL01D WURZBUR010912 (721)0912 (721) - Medicine3rd 1 staff member x 5 days1 staff member x 5 days
D WURZBUR01G THESSAL010912 (721)0912 (721) - Medicine3rd 1 staff member x 5 days1 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]
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekGermanB2 - Vantage
D WURZBUR01GermanGermanB2 - Vantage
D WURZBUR01GermanEnglishB2 - Vantage
D WURZBUR01GermanEnglishB2 - 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 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 Communication, and School of Economics. In all other cases, there are special arrangements for LLP/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 web site of the University http://www.auth.gr/en/faculties

Greek Language courses for Erasmus+ students

There are courses organized specifically for Erasmus+ students with the support of the EU at the beginning of each semester: in October and in March (beginners’ level). Moreover there are on-line courses at the beginning of each semester.

You can find more information at the School of Modern Greek Language of AUTh: http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?lang=en

Information on the website: http://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus/doc902_en.htm

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. Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

University of Würzburg: Language courses: International students with knowledge of B2
German or less are asked to participate in the intensive language courses before their
studies in Würzburg start. The courses are free of charge and are offered four weeks in
September and March (subject to change).
A tutor program is offered for all international students for having a better start with all
practical issues like opening a bank account, registrations procedures etc.:
http://www.international.uni-wuerzburg.de/en/studium_in_wuerzburg/tutoren
Faculty specific information is provided through Faculty of Medicine website:
http://www.uniwuerzburg.
de/ueber/fakultaeten/medizin/studium_und_lehre/internationales/incoming/

The University of Würzburg welcomes students and staff with disabilities and provides an
information and assistance center. Learn more at http://www.behindertenbeauftragter.uniwuerzburg.
de/kis/
Contact person: Mrs Sandra Ohlenforst, Universität Würzburg, KIS, Am Hubland, 97070
Würzburg. Tel.: 0931/31-84052, Email: kis@uni-wuerzburg.de
International staff will be assisted by the Welcome Office: welcomecenter.uni‐wuerzburg.de/en
Incoming students must select the whole subject on their Learning Agreements. It is not
possible to take only one or a selective part of the subjects, with exception of a clinical
practice. The exams will be for the complete subject. It is compulsory to take part in the
written exam for each subject (exception: clinical practice).
Würzburg Faculty of Medicine can try to arrange clinical practices upon request. Respective
inquiries must be placed 1 year prior arrival. The rooms at the student residences must be
rented for the complete semester period (October – March, April – September). Due to a
lack of private accommodation possibilities incoming students are requested to adapt the
length of their stays to the room rental periods at the student residences.



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 THESSAL0130th June30th November
D WURZBUR01

15th June, later nominations can be accepted

15th January, later nominations can be accepted



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.

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
2.

After having received the paper application (printed online application) the letter of admission will be sent within a max. of six 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

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Student performances are graded individually and not on a statistical basis. Besides, the distribution of student grades is not published.
In general, the University of Würzburg uses the grading system charted below.
Alternatively, departments may evaluate student performance by using the "pass" / "fail" distinction. For details please visit our webpage
https://go.uniwue.de/mk69t

Würzburg Grade

Meaning

1,0-1,3

"excellent"

1,7-2,3

"good"

2,7-3,3

"satisfactory"

3,7-4,0

"sufficient"

From 4,1

"failed"

 

Please note that the faculty of law uses a 1-18 grade system in case students want to take courses at that faculty:

Grades at faculty of law: 

excellent - outstanding performance with only minor errors                       12 - 18 Punkte

very good - above the average standard but with some errors                   9 - 11 Punkte

good - generally sound work with a number of notable errors                    7 und 8 Punkte

satisfactory - fair but with significant shortcomings                                  5 und 6 Punkte

sufficient - performance meets the minimum criteria                                4 Punkte

fail -some more work required before the credit can be awarded               1 - 3 Punkte

fail: considerable further work is required                                              0 Punkte


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 THESSAL01Incoming Students:
Ms. Sofia Fourlari tel. +30 2310995166
Ms. Vasiliki Mpoukla tel. +30 2310 991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
http://www.eurep.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
D WURZBUR01

Incoming students family names A-L: Ms. Nicole SCHMITT – Email: nicole.schmitt@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 2804
Incoming students family names M-Z: Ms. Angela FENSKE – Email: angela.fenske@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 8604

https://go.uniwue.de/qead2



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 THESSAL01Incoming Students:
Ms. Sofia Fourlari tel. +30 2310995166
Ms. Vasiliki Mpoukla tel. +30 2310 991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
http://www.eurep.auth.gr/index.php?lang=en
D WURZBUR01

Incoming students family names A-L: Ms. Nicole SCHMITT – Email: nicole.schmitt@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 2804
Incoming students family names M-Z: Ms. Angela FENSKE – Email: angela.fenske@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 8604

https://go.uniwue.de/6ojza



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 THESSAL01Incoming Students:
Ms. Sofia Fourlari tel. +30 2310995166
Ms. Vasiliki Mpoukla tel. +30 2310 991391
email: erasmus-incoming@auth.gr
http://eurep.auth.gr/en/accommodation-list
D WURZBUR01

Incoming students family names A-L: Ms. Nicole SCHMITT – Email: nicole.schmitt@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 2804
Incoming students family names M-Z: Ms. Angela FENSKE – Email: angela.fenske@uni-wuerzburg.de – Tel.: +49 931 318 8604

https://go.uniwue.de/t1s8h Please apply for housing as soon as possible. Housing in a student residence is guaranteed until 15th June for winter term and 15th January for summer term.




G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
D WURZBUR01

Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Ms. Katharina GÖTHNER, International Office, Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg, Germany;
Tel. +49 931 318 2298, Fax +49 931 318 2603;
E-mail: international@uni-wuerzburg.de