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: Katsifarakis Konstantinos
Department: School of Civil Engineering
Address:
Tel:
Fax:
Email: klkats@civil.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/
Università degli Studi della CalabriaI COSENZA01Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Dr. Morrone Franca Leonora
Address: P. Bucci, I 87036 Arcavacata di Rende-Italy
Tel: +39 0984 492297
Fax: +39 0984 493624
Email:international@unical.it
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Macchione Francesco
Address:
Tel: +39-0984934316
Email: f.macchione@unical.it
General University Webpage: http://www.unical.it
For Erasmus students: http://unical.llpmanager.it/studenti/
Course catalogue: http://www.unical.it/portale/ateneo/progetti/ects/


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 THESSAL01I COSENZA010732 (582)0732 (582) - Building and civil engineering1st 2nd 3 students x 5 months
I COSENZA01G THESSAL010732 (582)0732 (582) - Building and civil engineering1st 2nd 3 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 THESSAL01I COSENZA010732 (582)0732 (582) - Building and civil engineering2 staff member x 5 days
I COSENZA01G THESSAL010732 (582)0732 (582) - Building and civil engineering2 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 THESSAL01GreekEnglishC1 - Effective Operational Proficiency
G THESSAL01GreekGreekA2 - Waystage
G THESSAL01GreekEnglishC1 - Effective Operational Proficiency
I COSENZA01ItalianItalianB1 - Threshold
I COSENZA01ItalianItalianB2 - 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. Università degli Studi della Calabria

I COSENZA01:

A pickup service upon arrival is offered for all international students who request it by ESN http://www.esn.org/content/section-information?id=IT-COSE-ESN who will accompany students for the first week in university structures and introduce them to different people and aspects of being a student at the University of Calabria. More information can be found at  http://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_ects.cfm?34289 .

Language courses: in the Language Centre at the University of Calabria Italian Language Courses to non-native speakers of Italian are organised before the beginning of each semester.

http://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_ects.cfm?34288.

For more information send an e-mail to porchia@unical.it.  

The University of Calabria welcomes students and staff with disabilities. For questions regarding services to students in need of individual arrangements in connection with request for proper housing facilities and other special arrangements please contact the Erasmus Incoming Officer porchia@unical.it



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
I COSENZA01

30th June

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.

Università degli Studi della Calabria
2.

I COSENZA01: Once students have been selected and nominated by their home universities for an academic exchange stay at the UNICAL, they must fill in the online Application Form at the site http://unical.llpmanager.it/incoming/ and send in their LA as indicated at the previous web site

 

The accepted students will receive  a communication for admission at UNICAL  through   e-mail  together with the scanning of the signed LA

     The UNICAL will send the decision within a maximum of 4 weeks after the closing date of the   application period.

     A Transcript of Records will be issued by the receiving institution no later than 5 weeks after the mobility period has finished at the receiving HEI.

     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.

3.

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

Università degli Studi della Calabria

I COSENZA01:

Exams are certified according to the local grading system, which is a 30-point scale (marks range from 18/30, minimum mark to pass, to 30/30 cum laude), also the ECTS /CFU credits are indicated for the exams passed successfully. Credits reflect the quantity, while grades assess the quality of the completed work. In order to simplify the procedure of comparing and transferring grades, in a transparent way, from the University of Calabria to other European Universities and vice versa, grading tables are used. These include the percentage of students that, over the duration of the degree courses, have received “local grades” for each degree program or group of homogeneous programs offered by exchanging Universities. Grading tables have been organised according to Erasmus general ISCED subject codes

For grading tables link at http://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_ects.cfm?34454


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
I COSENZA01

porchia@unical.it

http://www.unical.it/ects



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
I COSENZA01

porchia@unical.it

http://www.unical.it/portale/portalmedia/2013-05/Insurance1.pdf



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
I COSENZA01

porchia@unical.it

 

Erasmus Student Network Cosenza

http://www.unical.it/portale/portalmedia/2013-05/accommodation1.pdf.   http://www.esn.org/content/section-information?id=IT-COSE-ESN




G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
I COSENZA01

Dr. Franca Leonora Morrone

Institutional Coordinator