Call for applicatons for staff and student mobility with Russia, South Africa, Iran, Indonesia and Vietnam is now open.

Alliance 4 Universities has been awarded funds under Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme (Action KA107). Through these funds, students and staff from partner universities in Russia, South Africa, Indonesia, Iran and Vietnam and from A4U universities have the opportunity to participate in mobility schemes.

Who can apply? The calls are open to Bachelor, Master and PhD students and staff from the participating universities (details can be found in the Calls below).

How long can the mobility be? For Bachelor, Master and PhD students the mobility can be from 3 to 5 months long. For staff, 7 days are covered by the grant: 5 days for teaching (or training, or both) and 2 days for travel.

What expenses are covered by the grant? A fixed monthly (for students) or daily (for staff) allowance and a travel quota to cover the travel expenses, which will vary depending on the distance between the sending country and Spain.

When can the mobility be carried out? Mobilities can be carried out during 2020-2021 and should end before 31 July 2021.

What are the application deadlines? 14 Feburary 2020 for PhD students and staff applications, and 27 March 2020 for Bachelor and Master students applications.

How to apply?

  • Read carefully the relevant call for applications.
  • Check the applicants’ guide (below) for step-by-step instructions on how to complete the application.
  • Check participating universities factsheets below for their course/research offer, available services and contact details.
  • Complete the online application form in your category of mobility, attaching the requested documents. Applicants are strongly advised to submit their applications well before the deadline so that their applications can be checked and omissions adddressed if any.

Call for applications for Bachelor and Master students

Call for applications for PhD students and staff

Applicants’ guides: for staff, PhD, Bachelor and Master students

Table of equivalence of B1 and B2 levels in English to other English certificates

Fields of education codes to be used in learning and mobility agreements

Participating universities’ factsheets:

Spain: Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universitat Pompeu Fabra en Barcelona

Russia: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)Higher School of Economics, Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH), Moscow Power Engineering Institute,  North-West Institute of Management branch of RANEPA (St. Petersburg),  Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic UniversitySouthern Federal University.

South Africa: University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch UniversityUniversity of Cape Town, University of the Free State, University of the Western Cape

Iran: Amirkabir University of Technology, University of Tehran, Allameh Tabataba’i University

Indonesia: Airlangga University, Bandung Institute of Technology, BINUS UniversityUniversitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Universitas Gadjah MadaUniversitas Indonesia, Telkom University

Vietnam: Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City

Application for mobility of Bachelor students

  • Application Form
  • – Transcript of Records
  • Learning Agreement (fill in the 1st page only. Those who apply for mobility to Spain should have their learning agreement signed by the sending institution and the applicant. Those who apply for mobility from Spain to Russia should have their learning agreement signed by both sending and receiving institutions and the applicant. Signatures can be scanned.)
  • – Letter of support provided by the sending university, indicating the average mark for the applicant’s transcript of records, and confirming that the applicant’s level of English is at least B2.
  • – Recommendation letter in Spanish or in English, to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu with “Recommendation letter” in the subject line before 27 March 2020).
  • – Motivation letter

Application for mobility of Master students

  • Application Form
  • – Transcript of Records for both the Bachelor degree and Master courses already taken.
  • Learning Agreement (fill in the 1st page only. Those who apply for mobility to Spain should have their learning agreement signed by the sending institution and the applicant. Those who apply for mobility from Spain to Russia should have their learning agreement signed by both sending and receiving institutions and the applicant. Signatures can be scanned.)
  • – Letter of support provided by the sending university, indicating the average mark for each of the applicant’s transcripts of records, and confirming that the applicant’s level of English is at least B2.
  • – Recommendation letter in Spanish or in English, to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu with “Recommendation letter” in the subject line, before 27 March 2020.
  • – Motivation letter

Application for mobility of PhD students

  • Application Form
  • Learning Agreement for PhD students (Fill in the first 2 pages only. Only proposals signed by both sending and receiving institutions and the applicant will be accepted. Signatures can be scanned)
  • – CV
  • – Recommendation letter in English or Spanish, to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu, with “Recommendation letter” in the subject field before 14 February 2020.

Application for mobility of staff

Contact details at A4U universities

Mobility Office at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB):

erasmus.ka107@uab.cat / +34 93 586 8256

Mobility Office at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM):

proyectos.internacionales@uam.es / +34 91 497 2935

Mobility Office at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M):

proyectos_internacionales@uc3m.es / +34 91 624 9596

Mobility Office at Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF):

oma.incoming@upf.edu / +34 935 422 504 (for queries of  Bachelor and Master students)

silvia.vilanova@upf.edu / +34 935 422 063 (for queries of PhD students and teaching staff)