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 Papadopoulos Konstantinos
Department: School of Economics
Address: Panepistimioupoli, Law School Building, Office 113
Tel: +302310997120
Fax: +302310996426
Email: kpap@econ.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/
Universität ErfurtD ERFURT05Institutional Coordinator/Head of International Office:
Full name: Linde Manuela
Address: International Office, Nordhaeuser Strasse 63, 99089 Erfurt
Tel: +49 361 737 5031
Fax: +49 361 737 5039
Email:manuela.linde@uni-erfurt.de
Departmental Coordinator:
Full name: Professor Königstein Manfred
Address: Nordhaeuser Strasse 63, 99089 Erfurt
Tel: +49 3617374581
Email: manfred.koenigstein@uni-erfurt.de
General University Webpage: http://www.uni-erfurt.de
For Erasmus students: http://www.uni-erfurt.de/en/international/incoming/exchange-students/
Course catalogue: http://sulwww.uni-erfurt.de/PublicServices/Veranstaltungsverzeichnis/default.aspx


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 ERFURT050311 (314)0311 (314) - Economics
D ERFURT05G THESSAL010311 (314)0311 (314) - Economics


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 ERFURT050311 (314)0311 (314) - Economics3rd 1 staff member x 5 days
D ERFURT05G THESSAL010311 (314)0311 (314) - Economics3rd 1 staff member x 10 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
D ERFURT05GermanEnglishC1 - Effective Operational Proficiency

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. Universität Erfurt

The teaching buildings and central utilities are gradually being converted to accommodate people with disabilities as part of the modernisation and renovation programme for the university campus. Unfortunately, there are still some access difficulties to some of the buildings, particularly for people in wheelchairs. Fellow students and the staff of the Student Services Department and the International Office are happy to help you. Detailed information can be obtained from each individual faculty or from the university representative for people with severe disabilities:

Schwerbehindertenbeauftragter (University Representative for Students with Disabilities):

Bernhard Becher, Registrar
Abteilung Studium und Lehre
Verwaltungsgebäude, Raum 142
Telephon: +49(0)361/737-5101
Fax: +49(0)361/737-5009
schwerbehindertenbeauftragter(at)uni-erfurt.de
 
The Studentenwerk provides appropriate accommodation for people with disabilities in the residence halls.



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 ERFURT05

15th 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.

Universität Erfurt
2.

The University of Erfurt will send its decision within 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.


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

Universität Erfurt

 

The evaluation scale is divided into five levels, i. e. 10 positive grades can be used with interim grades (form 1.0 to 4.0) and one negative grade (5.0).

 

1 = "very good"

=

an excellent performance

2 = "good"

=

a performance which is considerably above the average requirements

3 = "satisfactory"

=

a performance which meets the average requirements

4 = "sufficient"

=

a performance which still meets the requirements, despite its weaknesses

5 = "insufficient"

=

a performance which fails to meet the requirements on account of considerable weaknesses

Individual grades may be increased or decreased by interim values of 0.3 with the exception of the grades 4.3, 4.7 and 5,3.


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 ERFURT05

International Office
University of Erfurt
Nordhaeuser Strasse 63
99089 Erfurt
Germany

Tel. +49 361 737 5030
Fax +49 361 737 5039
E-mail: international@uni-erfurt.de

http://www.uni-erfurt.de/en/international/incoming/general-information-for-studying-and-living-in-erfurt/#c14597



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 ERFURT05

International Office
University of Erfurt
Nordhaeuser Strasse 63
99089 Erfurt
Germany

Tel. +49 361 737 5030
Fax +49 361 737 5039
E-mail: international@uni-erfurt.de

http://www.uni-erfurt.de/en/international/incoming/general-information-for-studying-and-living-in-erfurt/#c14596



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 ERFURT05

Studentenwerk Thüringen
Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts
Philosophenweg 22
07743 Jena

Tel. +49 361–7371821
Fax  +49 361–7371991
E-Mail: wef@stw-thueringen.de

http://www.stw-thueringen.de/english/housing/application-for-accomodation/bewerbung-auf-wohnplatz-neu.html




G. SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name, functionDate Signature
G THESSAL01Prof. Dr. Despo Ath. Lialiou
Deputy Rector
D ERFURT05

Prof. Dr. Kai Brodersen
President