Call for applications for mobility with Russia, South Africa, India, Indonesia and Iran

The call is now closed and will re-open in the beginning of 2019.

The Alliance 4 Universities has been awarded funds under Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme (Action KA107). Through these funds, students and faculty from Russian, South African, Indian, Indonesian and Iranian partner universities 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 (the details can be found in the Calls).

How long can the mobility be? The mobility period for Bachelor, Master and PhD students can be from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 5 months. The mobility period for staff 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 according to the category of the mobility and the receiving country, 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? The deadlines will be advertised in the beginning of 2019.

How to apply?

  • Read carefully the relevant call for applications
  • Check the corresponding 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 (now closed, the next call will be published in early 2019)

Selection results for PhD students and staff

Call for applications for Bachelor and Master students (now closed, the next call will be published in early 2019)

Selection results for Bachelor and Master students

Applicants’ guides: for staffPhD, 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 university factsheets (please check the call for applications for the full list of participating institutions):

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

Russia: Higher School of Economics, Southern Federal University, Moscow Power Engineering InstituteNorth-West Institute of Management branch of RANEPA (St. Petersburg), New Economic School

South Africa: University of the Free State, University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town

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

Indonesia: Airlangga University, Bandung Institute of Technology, BINUS UniversityUniversitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

India: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

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 B1
  • – Recommendation letter in Spanish or in English (to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu, att: Olga Belova, A4U International Project Manager)
  • – 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 B1
  • – Recommendation letter in Spanish or in English (to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu, att: Olga Belova, A4U International Project Manager)
  • – 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 (to be sent directly by the referee to coordinacion@a-4u.eu, att: Olga Belova, A4U International Project Manager).

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 8499

Mobility Office at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM):

proyectos.internacionales@uam.es / +34 91 497 2935, + 34 91 497 3283

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

proyectos_internacionales@uc3m.es / +34 91 624 9550

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)