Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries

Inter-institutional agreement between programme countries


Agreement duration: 2014 - 2020

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: Associate Professor Chatziathanasiou Vasileios
Department: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Address: P.O.Box 486, Thessaloniki 54124, GREECE
Tel: +30 2310 996295
Fax: +30 2310 996302
Email: hatziath@ece.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/
AGH University of Science and TechnologyPL KRAKOW02Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Pająk Tadeusz
Address: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Tel: +48 12 617 30 79
Fax:
Email:pajak@agh.edu.pl
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Kos Andrzej
Address: Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunication, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Tel: +48 12 617 34 35
Email: kos@agh.edu.pl
General University Webpage: http://www.agh.edu.pl
For Erasmus students: http://www.international.agh.edu.pl/eng/exchange-programmes/
Course catalogue: http://www.international.agh.edu.pl/eng/exchange-programmes/courses-in-foreign-languages/


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 THESSAL01PL KRAKOW0207 (5)07 (5) - Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction1st 2nd 2 students x 6 months
PL KRAKOW02G THESSAL0107 (5)07 (5) - Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction1st 2nd 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 THESSAL01PL KRAKOW0207 (5)07 (5) - Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction1st 2nd 3rd 1 staff member x 10 days
PL KRAKOW02G THESSAL0107 (5)07 (5) - Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction1st 2nd 3rd 1 staff member x 10 days

Additional information:

SMP & STT only by individual agreement.



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 THESSAL01GreekEnglishC1 - Effective Operational Proficiency
PL KRAKOW02PolishEnglishB2 - Vantage
PL KRAKOW02PolishEnglishB2 - 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. AGH University of Science and Technology

Criteria for incoming students: CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS , www.international.agh.edu.pl

After entering our website please follow the steps entering the sections:

1.       Education Offer  

2.       Short-term programmes 

3.       Exchange programmes

4.       Erasmus  or other exchange                                                                                           



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
PL KRAKOW02

Nomination: 15th June

Application: 30th June

Nomination: 15th November

Application: 30th November



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.

AGH University of Science and Technology
2.

PL KRAKOW02 will send its decision within 10 weeks after submitting all required documents.

3.

Transcripts of Records (documenting credits earned at the AGH UST) will be issued by AGH UST. Every student must pick up the transcript him/herself from the Centre for International Students. The AGH UST will NOT automatically send your transcript to your home university. If the student’s exam grades are not yet available when you leave, please make arrangements with the proper office to have your transcript sent to you.


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

AGH University of Science and Technology

AGH UST Study Regulations

https://international.agh.edu.pl/

 

1. The following grading scale shall be in force at the University:

1) 91 – 100% bardzo dobry (5.0) [polish equivalent of very good];

2) 81 – 90% plus dobry (4.5) [polish equivalent of good plus];

3) 71 – 80% dobry (4.0) [polish equivalent of good];

4) 61 – 70% plus dostateczny (3.5) [polish equivalent of satisfactory plus];

5) 50 – 60% dostateczny (3.0) [polish equivalent of satisfactory];

6) under 50% niedostateczny (2.0) [polish equivalent of unsatisfactory].

 

2. In exceptional situations, if there are no bases for assigning a grade, an academic teacher responsible for the course may recognize the course as completed using the descriptor “zaliczono (zal.)” (Polish equivalent of “passed”).

3. Grades shall be issued for compulsory classes and examinations, if provided in the study plan, subject to section 4.

4. Upon completing the physical education classes, due to specific nature of this course, the specific notations shall be made:

1) “zaliczono” (Polish equivalent of “passed”) – for students who have achieve the minimum required to complete physical education classes,

2) “niezaliczono” (Polish equivalent of “not passed”) – for students who have not achieve the minimum required to complete physical education classes,

3) “zaświadczenie lekarskie” (Polish equivalent of “medical certificate”).

5. The verbal descriptor “zal.” (Polish equivalent of “passed”) shall have no equivalent in the numerical grade and shall not be taken into account when calculating the average grade for the settlement period.


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
PL KRAKOW02

https://international.agh.edu.pl/



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
PL KRAKOW02

The European Health Insurance Card (or EHIC) is issued free of charge and allows anyone who is insured by or covered by a statutory social security scheme of the EEA countries and Switzerland to receive medical treatment in another member state for free or at a reduced cost, if that treatment becomes necessary during their visit

More details:

https://www.ekuz.nfz.gov.pl/content/information-entitled-persons-other-euefta-member-states

Central Office of the National Health Fund - The Department of International Affairs

Centrala Narodowego Funduszu Zdrowia - Departament Współpracy Międzynarodowej

ul. Grójecka 186, 02-390 Warszawa

tel. +48 (22) 572 62 68, fax +48 (22) 572 63 19

e-mail: ca17@nfz.gov.pl

https://international.agh.edu.pl/



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://new.eurep.auth.gr/en/accommodation-list
PL KRAKOW02

AGH UST Campus

ul. Józefa Rostafińskiego 7a, 30-072 Kraków

tel.: +48 (12) 617 34 71 fax: +48 (12) 637 24 16 

miasteczko@agh.edu.pl

https://akademik.agh.edu.pl/

http://www.miasteczko.agh.edu.pl/index_en.php?menu=spl

http://www.miasteczko.agh.edu.pl/index_en.php

https://international.agh.edu.pl/




G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
PL KRAKOW02

Prof. dr hab. inż. Tomasz Szmuc

Vice-Rector