Call for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) Outgoing Staff Mobility
8/9/2017
Announcement Date: 9 August 2017
Application Deadline: 5 September 2017
Application Result Announcement Date: 15 September 2017
​Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme enables to exchange staff and faculty members between ŞEHİR and its following partners for teaching and/or training mobility activities. This call opens for the applications to the following ERASMUS+ ICM partners: 

  • Beloit College - USA
  • Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) - JORDAN
  • World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU) - JORDAN
  • International University of Sarajevo -​​ BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
  • National Technical University of Ukraine Kiev Polytechnic Institute, NTUU-KPI in UKRAINE

1. Teaching mobility - STA
The objective of the mobility is to encourage higher education institutions to broaden and enrich the range and content of courses they offer. 

2. Training Mobility - STT
Aim of the activity is to allow the staff to learn and transfer new knowledge relevant to their field and to learn experiences and good practices of partner institution and develop practical skills required for their current job. 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? 

  • ​Full-time academic and administrative staff employed at İstanbul Şehir University can apply for staff mobility.
  • Applicants are expected to have knowledge of sufficient foreign language to carry out the activity.
  • For the faculty exchange, an agreement must be signed by the parties in the relevant field. Please check the list of the partners and the relevant field before submitting your application. 

Our Agreements include the following fields and the types of mobility:

Partners

Country

Type of Mobility

Academic Fields for Staff Mobility for Teaching

Beloit College

USA

STA + STT

Humanities and Social Sciences

International University of Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

STA

Humanities and Social Sciences, Communication, Business and Engineering

Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)

Jordan

STA + STT

Engineering and Business

World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU)

Jordan

STA + STT

Islamic Studies

National Technical University of Ukraine Kiev Polytechnic Institute

Ukraine

STA + STT

Engineering and Business​



DURATION OF MOBILITY

Staff mobility activities can last from 5 days to 2 months, excluding travel time. İstanbul Şehir University embraces the policy of keeping the mobility 5 business days per staff in order to allow more ŞEHİR staff to benefit from the mobility with the available grant.

  • For Beloit College, the mobility must start on October 23rd, 2017 and end on October 27th, 2017.

  • For National Technical University of Ukraine Kiev Polytechnic Institute, the mobility must take place between September 25th, 2017 and October 12th, 2017.

  • For Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU) and International University of Sarajevo (IUS), the mobilities must be completed until December 4th, 2017

A teaching activity has to comprise a minimum of 8 hours of teaching per week.  

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMINGS 

1. Consult the Director/Manager of the Department or Dean of the Faculty/ Director of the Graduate School for initial approval of your proposed mobility and absence (ensuring any teaching/ work responsibilities can be covered) 

2. Complete the Erasmus+ ICM Application Form at https://sehir-staff-out.dreamapply.com/ 

3. You will be notified of the status of your application by 15 September 2017.

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION

1. Step: Click "Become an Applicant" at https://sehir-staff-out.dreamapply.com/​
2. Step: Once you log in the system with your Applicant Code, choose your teaching/training mobility destination and complete the application form with the necessary information.
3. Step: Please ignore the Checklist Items and do not upload any documents (Invitation Letter or Teaching/Training Agreement) at the time of application. 
4. Step: Submit your on-line application through the system by September 5th, 2017

SELECTION 

At the selection stage, the following selection criteria will be taken into account. In case of an equivalency, the preference will go to those who have been selected/invited by the host institution. 

1. Job experience at Istanbul Sehir University 
a) < 1 year: - 
b) 1-2 years: + 3 points
c) 3-5 years: + 5 points
d) > 5 years +: + 7 points

2. Erasmus Faculty/Department Coordinators at the time of application: + 5 points

3. For each previous participation in the Erasmus Staff Mobility within KA103 (Erasmus+ Staff Exchange between the program countries): - 2 points

4. For each previous participation in the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility within KA107 (Erasmus+ Staff Exchange between Program and Partner Countries): - 5 points

5. Members of the Department/College/Institute taking part in the Erasmus+ KA107 program for the first time: +5 points

6. Participation in Erasmus programme in the country of nationality: - 10 points

7. Academic/Administrative staff who have directly contributed to the ŞEHİR Erasmus+ exchange activities by finding new Erasmus+ partners from Europe: + 5 points 

8. Academic/Administrative staff who have directly contributed to the ŞEHİR Erasmus+ exchange activities by finding new international partners from non-European countries: max.+ 20 points (for each agreement: + 5 points) 

9. Contribution to KA107 project writing process and/or relevance of the project: 0 – 30 points 

10. Disadvantaged staff (The statement from a doctor or other relevant authority confirming the special needs should be submitted to the International Relations Office during the application period): +10 points

QUOTA

Partners

Country

Quota for STA

Quota for STT

Beloit College

USA

1

1

International University of Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1

-

Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)

Jordan

12

12

World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU)

Jordan

National Technical University of Ukraine Kiev Polytechnic Institute

Ukraine

1

1



FUNDING

1. Individual Support for Participants

Every participant will receive a mobility grant composed of subsistence support according to the length of stay (in days). 
  • Outgoing staff (from ŞEHİR to the partners): EUR 160/day

2. Travel Support for Participants

Each selected individual participant will receive a travel contribution. Travel grant will be paid before the participants’ mobility period.  The amounts can be found below: 
  • ​Jordan: 275 Euro
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 275 Euro
  • USA: 1100 Euro
  • Ukraine: 275 Euro