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: Panagiotidis Panagiotis
Department: School of French Language and Literature
Address:
Tel:
Fax:
Email: pana@frl.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/
Galatasaray UniversitesiTR ISTANBU02Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Anadol Dilek
Address: Office of International Relations, Ciragan Cad. 36 Ortakoy 34357, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 212 227 51 49
Fax: +90 212 259 20 85
Email:danadol@gsu.edu.tr
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Baraz Sevgi
Address:
Tel: 0090-212 227 4480
Email: sbaraz@gsu.edu.tr
General University Webpage: http://www.gsu.edu.tr
For Erasmus students: http://uio.gsu.edu.tr/fr/
Course catalogue: http://ects.gsu.edu.tr/fr/


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 THESSAL01TR ISTANBU020231 (222)0231 (222) - Foreign languages1st 2nd 3rd 2 students x 5 months
TR ISTANBU02G THESSAL010231 (222)0231 (222) - Foreign languages1st 2nd 3rd 2 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 THESSAL01TR ISTANBU020231 (222)0231 (222) - Foreign languages2 staff member x 8 days
TR ISTANBU02G THESSAL010231 (222)0231 (222) - Foreign languages2 staff member x 8 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 THESSAL01GreekFrenchB2 - Vantage
G THESSAL01GreekFrenchB2 - Vantage
TR ISTANBU02TurkishFrenchB1 - Threshold
TR ISTANBU02TurkishFrenchB2 - 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. Galatasaray Universitesi

Enrolment. The incoming students can take their credits from all departments of GSU (if there are no specific requirements of the sending institution).
Galatasaray University welcomes applications from students with disabilities. Most of our campus facilities are accessible for disabled students. For further information, please contact our departmental academic adviser.
Staff Mobility. A letter of invitation issued by an authorised person from the receiving institution is required to start the Staff Mobility procedure for our University staff. (We also provide your incoming staff with a letter of invitation prior to their mobility.)
Admission to M2 and PhD Programmes at the GSU. In order to be admitted to a M2 or PhD Programme at the GSU, the student has to contact the academic coordinator for their subject area and obtain the approval of theresponsible of the relevant programme. It is possible to agree on a research-based mobility with the approval of an adviser from both sending and receiving programmes. Otherwise admission will be for the M1 Level in our bachelor programmes.

Languages to TR ISTANBU02: Minimum B1 Level in French language is required. Students who have knowledge in Turkish and English can fully benefit from all our courses offers. For most of our M2 and PhD Programmes, minimum B2 level in Turkish is required. For more details, refer to the course catalogue and contact the Academic Coordinators. During both semesters, Turkish basic language lessons are offered free of charge.



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
TR ISTANBU02

Nomination deadline: End of May

Nomination deadline: End of 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.

Galatasaray Universitesi
2.

We do not have a specific application procedure. The selected students must be nominated officially by their home institution's Erasmus Office by a letter of nomination including the basic informations about the students (area of mobility, e-mail adress, period of mobility) to be sent to our Erasmus Office via e-mail.
Incoming students will receive (as e-mail attachments) a letter ofadmission and a leaflet containing useful information on their academic exchange stay at the GSU. However, the Learning Agreement has to be sent by e-mail to our Erasmus Office before the beginning of the mobility.

The receiving institution will send its decision within 2-3 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

Galatasaray Universitesi

Note ECTS /

ECTS grade

Note locale/ Local grade

Points /

Grade points

Définition locale de la note /

Local definition of grade

 

A

AA

4.00

Excellent

B

BA

3.50

Very good

C

BB

3.00

Good

D

CB

2.50

Satisfactory

E

CC

2.00

Sufficient

F

F

0.00

Fail

FX

NP

The student neither did the final exam nor presented the required homework.

IA

The student did not attend the lectures.


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
TR ISTANBU02

Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkish-representations.en.mfa


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
TR ISTANBU02

Office of International Relations

Tel:  + 90 212 227 44 80 / 162

Fax: + 90 212 259 20 85

http://uio.gsu.edu.tr/docs/erasmus/erasmuslivret1314.pdflink Livret de l’étudiant étranger


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
TR ISTANBU02

Office of International Relations

Tel:  + 90 212 227 44 80 / 162

Fax: + 90 212 259 20 85

http://uio.gsu.edu.tr/docs/erasmus/erasmuslivret1314.pdflink Livret de l’étudiant étranger



G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
TR ISTANBU02

Institutional Erasmus Coordinator :

 Ms. A. Dilek ANADOL