Erasmus+: International Credit Mobility

International Credit Mobility (ICM)

International Credit Mobility (ICM) supports the mobility of individual participants enrolled or employed at a higher education institution (HEI), namely:

  • Student mobility for short cycle, first cycle (Bachelor or equivalent) or second cycle (Master or equivalent) students, as well as third cycle doctoral candidates. The minimum duration of the mobility period is 3 months or 1 academic term or trimester. The total duration of the mobility period shall not exceed 12 months, including any zero-grant period, which shall only be used exceptionally.
  • Staff mobility for teaching for academic staff to teach at a partner institution abroad. The length of the mobility period must be between 5 days and 2 months.
  • Staff mobility for training for teaching and non-teaching staff in the form of training events abroad (excluding conferences) and job shadowing/observation periods/training at a partner HEI. The length of the mobility period must be between 5 days and 2 months.

Student and staff mobility can take place in any subject area or academic discipline. Staff teaching and training activities can be combined.

Contacts

Yvona VyhnánkováPetra SoldánováEva Ohnisková
Institutional coordinator Erasmus+
e-mail: yvona.vyhnankova@upol.cz
tel. +420 585 631 041
Coordinator of staff mobilities
e-mail: petra.soldanova@upol.cz
tel. +420 585 631 063
Coordinator of student mobilities
e-mail: eva.ohniskova01@upol.cz
tel. +420 585 631 085

Partnership


Country

University

City

Period

Website

Belarus

Belarusian State University

Minsk

2015-2017

www.bsu.by/en/main.aspx ; www.ums.bsu.by/en

 

 

Yanka Kupala State University

Grodno

2015-2017

www.en.grsu.by/

Bhutan

The Royal University of Bhutan

Thimphu

2015-2017

www.rub.edu.bt/

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sveučiliště u Mostaru (University of Mostar)

Mostar

2015-2017

www.sve-mo.ba/

 

University of Sarajevo

Sarajevo

2015-2017

www.unsa.ba/s/index.php?lang=english

Brasil

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande

Rio Grande

2015-2017

www.furg.br/

Canada

University of Alberta

Edmonton

2015-2017

www.studyincanada.ualberta.ca/

Israel

Beit Berl College

Kfar Saba

2015-2017

www.beitberl.ac.il/english/

 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jerusalem

2015-2018

www.new.huji.ac.il/en

 

The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences at Wingate Institute

Netanya

2015-2017

www.en.wincol.ac.il/#

Kazakhstan

S.Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University

Pavlodar

2015-2017

www.psu.kz/index.php?lang=eng

Marocco

Hassan II University of Casablanca

Casablanca

2016-2018

www.univh2m.ac.ma/#

Russia

Nekrasov Kostroma State university

Kostroma

2015-2017

www.ksu.edu.ru/

 

Siberian Federal University

Krasnoyarsk

2015-2017

www.sfu-kras.ru/en

 

Tomsk State Pedagogical University

Tomsk

2015-2017

www.tspu.edu.ru/en

 

Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Saint Petersburg

2015-2017

www.herzen.spb.ru/en/

Serbia

University of Niš

Niš

2015-2017

www.ni.ac.rs/en/

South Africa

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg

2015-2017

www.uj.ac.za/

Taiwan

National Taiwan Normal University

Taipei

2015-2017

www.ntnu.edu.tw/

USA

Hampshire College

Amherst

2015-2017

www.hampshire.edu

 

The University of Nevada

Las Vegas

2015-2017

www.unlv.edu

 

The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington

2015-2017

www.uta.edu/uta/

 

Valdosta State University

Valdosta

2015-2017

www.valdosta.edu/

Zambia

Zambia Catholic University

Kalulushi

2016-2018

http://www.zcuniversity.edu.zm/

Information for potential partners

Please find all the necessary information here: 
Quick reference guide for higher education institutions in Partner Countries

Information for students

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

  • Students apply to their HEI who carries out the selection of participants in the mobility action. The selection of students must be fair, transparent, coherent and documented and shall be made available to all parties involved in the selection process.
  • After your home institution has submitted your online nomination, you will receive an e-mail with information and a link to access the application form. (Please note that this year there may be a few days between the online nomination and the information e-mail being sent to you.)

INFORMATION FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS

Palacký University introduces a new online nomination and application process for Erasmus+ and other exchange international students in the upcoming academic year 2017/2018.

From this year on, we will only accept nominations and applications via our new online system. No further documents will be required by post as all parts of the application can be submitted online.

When clicking on "více" (more), you will find more detailed information on what to do before, during and after the mobility as well as information about insurance, visa and scholarships.

Before the mobility

  1. An information e-mail about UP application procedure is received by the nominated student
  2. Online Application Form including Accommodation Request Form and the Orientation week request is submitted by the student (see deadlines)
  3. Learning Agreement (study plan) is submitted by the student. The obligation to obtain a minimum of 20 ECTS credits does not apply to students in doctoral study programmes, provided that they are sent abroad for scientific and/or research purposes. In such cases, the minimum requirements shall be indicated in the Learning Agreement or specified in an annex thereto.
  4. Letter of acceptance is sent to the nominated/accepted student.

To read the UP online application guidelines please go to WIKI UPOL.

INSURANCE

  • The participant shall have adequate insurance coverage. The insurance policy must cover the comprehensive health care with an insurance company that is authorised to provide its services in the Czech Republic.
  • Palacky University shall reimburse the costs of health insurance.

VISA

  • Check the current conditions on the website of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs and contact the nearest Czech embassy for updated and complete information.
  • You must apply for (and obtain) a visa before your departure for the Czech Republic. The processing time is up to 60 days (but it might take longer) and therefore it is recommended to apply for your visa or long-term residence permit as soon as you receive the letter of acceptance and proof of accommodation.
  • Read carefully Instructions for Visa Students
  • Contact person is Eva Ohniskova (eva.ohniskova@upol.cz), coordinator Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

SCHOLARSHIP

  • The student mobility grant (scholarship) is a flat rate grant calculated at a monthly rate.
  • Grants are a contribution towards the costs of the planned Erasmus+ mobility period.
  • The scholarship will be paid upon signature of the Grant Agreement.
  • The scholarship is a single payment transferred to the bank account of the student (to CZK account).
  • Financial support cannot be used to pay for costs already reimbursed from other events / programs of the EU. Students cannot be the recipient of Erasmus Mundus scholarships (Joint Master Degree) and Erasmus +.
  • Scholarship consists of 2 amounts.
  • Accommodation costs are 800,- Euros per month. For the purpose of calculating the scholarship for one month is considered 30 days. If not observed, the duration of the study period in full months, the scholarship for the last month is calculated by the number of days one day = 1/30 monthly rates.
  • Travel costs (depends on the distance between UP and partner university, see distance calculator).

500-1999 km

275 EUR

2000-2999 km

360 EUR

4000-7999 km

820 EUR

8000 km a více

1100 EUR

 

During the mobility

  1. Learning Agreement changes - The participant shall ensure that all changes in the Learning Agreement are agreed upon in written form by both the sending and host institutions as soon as they take place. Modifications to the Learning Agreement made after the arrival of the student at the host institution must be reported within 30 days of the commencement of the study period at the latest.
  2. Student has to inform International Relations Office immediately of any changes (shortening or extension of stay), and any problems with the performance of the learning agreement. Contact person is your coordinator (Eva Ohniskova).

 

After the mobility

At the end of the mobility the participant shall receive the following documents from the receiving institution:

  1. The participant shall receive an invitation to complete the online EU Survey 30 days before the end of the mobility period. The participant shall complete and submit the survey within 15 days upon receipt of the invitation. Participants who fail to complete and submit the online EU Survey may be required to partially or fully reimburse the financial support received.
  2. Confirmation of Erasmus Study Period (stating the confirmed start and end dates of the mobility period);
  3. Transcript of Records – without undue delay and not later than one and a half months after the termination of the mobility period.

Docs & Forms for Students

  • Bank Account Information
  • Grant Agreement
  • Erasmus+ Student Charter
  • General Conditions