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 Triantafyllou Sevasti
Department: School of History and Archaeology
Address: Faculty of Philosophy, New Building, Office 301A
Tel: +2310 997300
Fax: +2310 995222
Email: strianta@hist.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/
Universitat Autónoma de BarcelonaE BARCELO02Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Vilalta Marta
Address: Àrea de Relacions Internacionals, Plaça Cívica, Edifici N, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Tel: +34 93 586 8499
Fax: +34 93 581 3264
Email:Erasmus@uab.cat
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Olesti Vila Oriol
Address: FACULTAT DE FILOSOFIA I LLETRES – Edifici B Gestió Acadèmica – Oficina d’Intercanvis 08193 Bellaterra –SPAIN
Tel: +34 93 581 17 58
Email: intercanvis.lletres@uab.cat
General University Webpage: http://www.uab.cat
For Erasmus students: http://www.uab.cat/international-students/
Course catalogue: http://www.uab.cat/web/study-abroad-1345666325253.html


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 THESSAL01E BARCELO020222 (225)0222 (225) - History and archaeology1st 2 students x 6 months
E BARCELO02G THESSAL010222 (225)0222 (225) - History and archaeology1st 2 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 THESSAL01E BARCELO020222 (225)0222 (225) - History and archaeology1st 2nd 1 staff member x 5 days
E BARCELO02G THESSAL010222 (225)0222 (225) - History and archaeology1st 2nd 1 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
E BARCELO02SpanishSpanishB1 - Threshold

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. Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

E  BARCELO02

  • Enrolment. According to the exchange policy of the UAB, incoming students must enrol for at least 50% of their credits at the faculty of admission. The other 50% can be taken at the rest of the UAB centres/faculties, provided the groups are still open.

 

  • Teaching Staff Mobility. A letter of invitation issued by an authorised UAB contact person is required prior to implementing Teaching Staff Mobility.

 

  • Admission to Master’s programmes at the UAB. This is only possible when the agreement specifies a UAB Master’s programme. In order to be admitted to a Master's programme at the UAB as an exchange student, prior written approval from the coordinator of this Master is compulsory. Otherwise admission will be for fourth year courses in our 4 year bachelor programmes. 

 

  • Infrastructure to welcome students and staff with disabilities

      PIUNE, Programme for Students with Special Needs

fas.piune@uab.cat  Telf. +34 93 581 2697

http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite/life/special-needs-1101231886126.html

Termination of this Agreement, or amendments to it, can be made annually, if communicated before September 30th and will only take effect as of September 30th of the following academic year. Neither the European Commission nor the National Agencies can be held responsible in case of conflict.



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
E BARCELO02

Nomination deadline: June 1st

Application Form: May 1st to June 15th

  • Once students have been selected and nominated by their home universities for an academic exchange stay at the UAB, they must fill in the online Application Form at the site http://sia.uab.es.

 

  • The accepted students will receive via e-mail an admission letter and a document with useful information for their future stay at the UAB.

Nomination deadline: December 1st

Application Form: Nov 1st to Dec 10th



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.

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona
2.

The UAB will send their decision within 2-3 weeks after the closing date of the application period.

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

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

 

Grade

Catalan

Spanish

Equivalent to

Meaning

+

Matrícula d’Honor

Matrícula de Honor

A with honours

Outstanding performance

9 – 10

Excel·lent

Sobresaliente

A (excellent)

Highest level of Attainment

7 – 8.9

Notable

Notable

B (very good)

High level of Attainment

5 – 6.9

Aprovat

Aprobado

C (good)

Adequate level of Attainment

0 – 4.9

Suspens

Suspenso

F (fail)

The student has not achieved the minimum performance

NP

No Presentat

No Presentado

The student neither did the final exam nor presented the required course work

1 credit at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona equals 1 ECTS

 


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
E BARCELO02

International Welcome Point (IWP)
Tel. + 34 93 581 22 10 / Fax + 34 93 586 80 25
international.welcome.point@uab.cat

http://www.uab.cat/international-students/



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
E BARCELO02

International Welcome Point (IWP)
Tel. + 34 93 581 22 10 / Fax + 34 93 586 80 25
international.welcome.point@uab.cat

http://www.uab.cat/international-students/



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
E BARCELO02

International Welcome Point (IWP)
international.welcome.point@uab.cat

The University Village (Vila Universitària) vila@vilauniversitaria.com Tel:+34 93 580 3095

http://www.uab.cat/web/life-on-campus/services-1345666366658.html




G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
E BARCELO02

Ms. Marta Vilalta, Erasmus Institutional Coordinator