Call for applicatons for staff and student mobility with Russia, South Africa, India, Iran, Indonesia and Malasia

Application deadline for PhD students and staff: 23 January 2019.

Application deadline for Bachelor and Master students: 22 March 2019.

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, India, Indonesia, Iran and Malasia 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).

How long can the mobility be? For Bachelor and Master students the mobility is from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 5 months. PhD students should check the call for details. For staff, the mobility period is 5 days plus 2 days for travel. In total, 7 days will be covered by the grant.

What expenses are covered by the grant? Grants provide a monthly/daily allowance and a fixed travel quota to cover the flight expenses.

When can the mobility be carried out? Mobilities should be carried out during 2019-2020 and should end before 31 July 2020.

What are the deadlines? Deadlines for the new call will be indicated in the Call.

How to apply?

  • Read carefully the relevant call for applications
  • Check the applicants’ guide (below) for step-by-step instructions on how to prepare the application.
  • Check participating universities factsheets (below, to be published as they become available) 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 errors corrected if any.

Call for applications for PhD students and staff

Call for applications for Bachelor and Master students

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,  New Economic School, Saint Petersburg University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO), North-West Institute of Management branch of RANEPA (St. Petersburg),  Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Southern Federal University, Kazan National Research Technological 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

India:  Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), Indian Institute of Technology of Delhi, Jaypee Institute of Information Technologies, Indian Institute of Science of Bangalore, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Symbiosis International University, Pune

Malaysia: Universiti Sains MalaysiaUniversity of Malaya, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Application for mobility of Bachelor students

  • Application Form
  • – Transcript of Records
  • Learning Agreement (fill the 1st page only. Only proposals signed by both sending and receiving institutions, and the applicant will be accepted. Signatures can be scanned. In case of doubts on how to fill the form, check the footnotes)
  • – 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 22 March 2019).
  • – 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 the 1st page only. Only proposals signed by both sending and receiving institutions, and the applicant will be accepted. Signatures can be scanned. In case of doubts on how to fill the form, check the footnotes)
  • – 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 22 March 2019).
  • – Motivation letter

Application for mobility of PhD students

  • Application Form
  • Learning Agreement for PhD students (Fill 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 23 January 2019).

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):

erasmus.ka107.em@uam.es / +34 91 497 2935

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

bltoledo@pa.uc3m.es / +34 91 624 8658

Mobility Office at Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF):

laia.martinez@upf.edu / +34 935 422 170 (for queries of  Bachelor and Master students)

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