Third Call for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) Outgoing Staff Mobility
12/21/2017
Application Deadline: 14 January 2018
Application Result Announcement Date: 18 January 2018
​​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:

  • ​ADA University - AZERBAIJAN
  • Hassiba Ben Bouali University of Chlef (UHBC) - ALGERIA
  • Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) - CANADA
  • Beloit College - USA
  • University of Sfax - TUNISIA
  • Almaty Management University (ALMAU) - KAZAKHSTAN
  • Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) - JORDAN
  • World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU) - JORDAN
  • German-Jordanian University (GJU) - JORDAN
  • International University of Sarajevo - BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA
  • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - PAKISTAN 


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 MobilityAcademic Fields for Staff Mobility for Teaching
ADA University AzerbaijanSTA + STTPolitical Science, History, Philosophy  
Hassiba Ben Bouali University of ChlefAlgeriaSTA + STTPolitical Science, History, Management  
COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyPakistanSTA + STTEngineering
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)JordanSTA + STTEngineering and Management
World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU)JordanSTA + STTIslamic Studies
German-Jordanian University JordanSTA + STTElectrical Engineering and Management
University of SfaxTunisiaSTA + STTEngineering
Almaty Management UniversityKazakhstanSTT-
Wilfrid Laurier UniversityCanadaSTTSociology and History
International University of SarajevoBosnia and HerzegovinaSTA + STTHumanities and Social Sciences, Communication, Business and Engineering


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 Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU) and German-Jordanian University (GJU), the mobilities must be completed until March 17, 2018. 

  • For International University of Sarajevo (IUS) and ADA University, the mobilities must be completed until April 15, 2018. 

  • The mobilities for other partner institutions must be completed until May 30, 2018. 

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/ 


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, please click on "ŞEHİR Staff Outgoing" on the top-left corner then click on "Select all" text box and choose either ICM Staff Training or ICM Staff Teaching from the menu.
3. Step: Choose your teaching/training mobility destination and click "Apply Now" button. 
4. Step: Complete the application form with the necessary information. Please ignore the Checklist Items and do not upload any documents (Invitation Letter or Teaching/Training Agreement) at the time of application. 
5. Step: Submit your on-line application through the system by January 18, 2018. 

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 İstanbul Şehir 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
PartnersCountry Quota for STTQuota for STA
ADA University Azerbaijan11
Hassiba Ben Bouali University of ChlefAlgeria11
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)Jordan44
World Islamic Sciences and Education University (WISU)Jordan1-
German-Jordanian University (GJU)Jordan64
University of SfaxTunisiaNA1
Almaty Management UniversityKazakhstan1NA
Wilfrid Laurier UniversityCanadaNA1
International University of SarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina22
Beloit CollegeUSANA1
COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyPakistan22​



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: 
  • ​​​Azerbaijan: 275€
  • Algeria: 360€
  • Jordan: 275€
  • Tunisia: 275€
  • Kazakhstan: 530€
  • Canada: 1100€
  • USA: 1100€
  • Pakistan: 530€
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 275€