ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility - STUDENT FOR STUDIES

ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility - STUDENT FOR STUDIES

ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility (E+ ICM) is a programme within the Erasmus+ framework promoting the exchange of students, academics, and non-academic staff with partner countries of the ERASMUS+ program (i.e. mostly non-EU and non-EFTA countries and non-candidate countries of the EU).

Mobilities are realized via specific projects with partner universities, the period of implementation is usually 3 years. Projects are submitted in a yearly call in February and the results are usually announced in following August.

General information can be found here

Výsledek obrázku pro erasmus credit mobility

Current mobility offers

March 2021: The nomination process for fall and spring semesters 2021/2022 is currently announced. Please, contact a coordinator of the relevant Institute, if you are interested in mobility in one of the universities (see below): 

 

Projects 2019 - until 31st July 2022

(1st possible mobility in summer term 2019/2020 - last possible mobility in summer term 2021/2022)

Montenegro

University of Montenegro

Institute of International Studies (IIS)
Bosnia and Herzegovina University of Sarajevo

Institute of International Studies (IIS)

Armenia Yerevan State University Institute of International Studies (IIS)
Albania Epoka University Institute of Economic Studies (IES)

Projects 2020 - until 31st July 2023

(1st possible mobility in summer term 2020/2021 - last possible mobility in summer term 2022/2023)

Moldavia Moldova State University  Institute of International Studies (IIS)
Kazakhstan 

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University 

Institute of International Studies (IIS) in collaboration with the Hussite Theological Faculty

PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

  • The Faculty of Social Sciences receives funding for students' scholarships in accordance with budgets of the Czech Ministry of Education and EU, with their level being set by the Erasmus+ ICM program.
  • All regular Charles University students, regardless of their nationality and form of study (part-time and regular) are eligible for an Erasmus+ exchange.
  • In general, students may take part in exchanges abroad within both the Erasmus+ and Erasmus+ ICM programs in each study cycle (i.e. at Bachelor and Master levels and Doctoral candidates). The usual duration is one semester, in individual cases may last two. However, total time abroad (both study abroad and traineeships included) may not exceed 12 months within one cycle of study (Thus, if being previously on Erasmus+ study stay/placement, the number of months must be counted together, the E+ and the E+ICM to not exceed the 12 months for one study cycle).
  • Since the academic year 2016/2017, it is not possible to request extra funding from the special purpose scholarship for an Erasmus+ exchange.
  • Respective institutes of the Faculty select students on the basis of two criteria combined: the student´s quality (study achievements, language competence, and academic motivation) and suitability of chosen partner university.

MOBILITY LENGTH AND SCHOLARSHIP

Mobility Length:

  • The length depends on each particular project, the minimum stay is 3 months (90 days), the maximum is 12 months per study cycle. (If being previously on Erasmus+ study stay/training placement, the number of months on the E+ must be included in the sum of months and shall not exceed the 12 months for one study cycle).

Financial Conditions:

  • The financial support is composed of two parts, grant for living expenses (accommodation and other living costs) and travel allowance supporting the travel expenses.

Grant for Living Expenses:

  • Incoming Students: 800 EUR/month
  • Outgoing Students: 700 EUR/month.

Travel Allowance:

  • The amount depends on the distance between the home institution and the host institution.
  • To calculate the distance, use the official distance calculator.

 Travel Distance        

    Travel Allowance 

10  –  99 km

    20 EUR per participant

100 – 499 km

  180 EUR per participant

500 – 1999 km

  275 EUR per participant

2000 – 2999 km

  360 EUR per participant

3000 – 3999 km

  530 EUR per participant

4000 – 7999 km

  820 EUR per participant

over 8000 km

1500 EUR per participant

NOMINATION PROCESS: Required documents for Outgoing Students

  • Application form for Study Mobility (please, download here
  • Transcript of Records (from BA or MA studies) - total average grade highlighted 
  • CV in English 
  • Motivation letter in English 
  • Confirmation of English language ability at a level B2 (International language certificate or an official confirmation from your university language department)
  • Passport copy
  • Learning Agreement with a list of preferred classes (please, download here
  • A filled-in Information for Issuing A Grant Agreement form (please, download here

NOMINATION PROCESS

1. Follow the nomination process at your respective Institute. 

2. The Institute forwards the list of nominated students to FSV International Office including the filled-in Application form, Transcript of Records, CV, Motivation letter, Confirmation of English language, and Passport Copy.  The Institute also sends the Nomination Process’ Report from their side. 

3. The FSV International Office coordinator sends all the above-mentioned documents to the receiving institution and officially nominates the candidates. 

Students nominated by our Faculty may be rejected by the partner university if they do not fulfill their requirements. 

4. After the nomination is confirmed, the FSV International Office coordinator asks the nominated student to fill in and send these relevant documents:

  1. Acceptance letter from the University (NOTE: The receiving institution might ask students to fill in and send other documents) 
  2. Learning Agreement with a list of preferred classes. Please, focus on the section Before the Mobility and Recognition at the Sending Institution. Fill it in, print it and sign it, and let the form sign by the Responsible Person at the Sending Institution (i.e., a guarantor of your study program or the head of the Institute). Eventually, ask for the final signature at the receiving institution. 
  3. A filled-in Information for Issuing A Grant Agreement form

5. All the above-mentioned documents are passed on by the FSV International office to the European Office of Charles University that prepares a Grant Agreement stating the financial support depending on the length of your stay.

BEFORE DEPARTURE

1. The European Office of Charles University informs you once the Grant Agreement is ready for you to sign. 

2. The payment of the Erasmus financial support will be sent via a bank transfer to your account (preferably EUR currency account) a few days before your departure. This is processed by the European Office.

AFTER ARRIVAL

1. If you change your courses during the add/drop period at the receiving institution, please, consult those changes with your guarantor of the study program. After the add/drop period, fill in the section Changes to Learning Agreement which is a part of the Learning Agreement form. Confirm it by the International office coordinator at the receiving institution, and send it to the FSV International office. 

2. Ca 30 days before the end of the semester you will receive the EU Online Survey from the European Office of Charles University. 

3. Before your departure from the receiving institution, ask the International office to fill in and sign the Confirmation of Stay. (download here) Please, be aware that the dates of your stay should be the same as the dates in the Grant Agreement. The hard copy must be sent to the European Office of Charles University Rectorate (erasmus@ruk.cuni.cz). The copy should be delivered to the FSV International office. 

4. The Transcript of records should be approved and confirmed by the guarantor of your study program. After, ask the FSV Study department to accept relevant credits.

CONTACT

International Office:

Ms. Jessica Grossová

e-mail: exchange@fsv.cuni.cz  

European Office at the Rectorate, Charles Univesity:

Mr. Denis Žernov

e-mail: denis.zernov@ruk.cuni.cz