Application Call for Erasmus+ ICM Outgoing Staff Mobility (2018-2019 Academic Year)
17.10.2018
Announcement Date: 17 October 2018
Application Deadline: 9 November 2018 
Announcement of Results:

​​​​​​Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program 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:​

INSTITUTIONCOUNTRY
ADA UNIVERSITYAZERBAIJAN
HASSIBA BEN BOUALI UNIVERSITY OF CHLEFALGERIA
UNIVERSITY OF ELBASANALBANIA
WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITYCANADA
BELOIT COLLEGEUSA
UNIVERSITY OF SFAXTUNISIA
ALMATY MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITYKAZAKHSTAN
PRINCESS SUMAYA UNIVERSITY FOR TECHNOLOGYJORDAN
GERMAN-JORDANIAN UNIVERSITYJORDAN
INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVOBOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA
COMSATS INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYPAKISTAN
LEBANESE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITYLEBANON
NAT​IONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF UKRAINEUKRAINE​


TYPES OF MOBILITY:

  • 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.
  • 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:​

INSTITUTION
TYPE OF MOBILITY
ACADEMIC FIELDS FOR STA
ADA UNIVERSITY
S​TA + STT
Political Science, History, Philosophy
UNIVERSITY OF ELBASAN
STA
HASSIBA BEN BOUALI UNIVERSITY OF CHLEF
STA + STTPolitical Science, History, Management
COMSATS INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
STA + STTEngineering
PRINCESS SUMAYA UNIVERSITY FOR TECHNOLOGY
STA + STTEngineering, Management
GERMAN-JORDANIAN UNIVERSITY
STA + STTEngineering, Management
UNIVERSITY OF SFAX
STA + STTEngineering
ALMATY MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
STA + STTManagement
WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY
STTSociology, History
INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO
STA + STTHumanities and Social Sciences, Communication, Business, Engineering
BELOIT COLLEGE
STA + STTHumanities
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF UKRAINE
STA + STTEngineering, Management


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. 
IMPORTANT! For BELOIT COLLEGE, all mobilities must be completed until November 19, 2018 and/or until April 15, 2019.
The mobilities for other partner institutions must be completed until February 15, 2019.  
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 online application through the system by November 9, 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:
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​< 1 year = not eligible to apply
  • ​​1- 2 years = 1 point
  • ​​2-3 years = +3 points
  • ​​3-5 years = +5 points
  • ​​​> 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:
INSTITUTIONQUOTA for STTQUOTA for STA
ADA UNIVERSITY
  
HASSIBA BEN BOUALI UNIVERSITY OF CHLEF
22
UNIVERSITY OF ELBASAN
2-
COMSATS INTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
22
PRINCESS SUMAYA UNIVERSITY FOR TECHNOLOGY
-2
GERMAN-JORDANIAN UNIVERSITY
12
UNIVERSITY OF SFAX
22
ALMATY MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
22
WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY
11
INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO
33
BELOIT COLLEGE
12
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF UKRAINE
12

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: ​
COUNTRYAMOUNT
AZERBAIJAN275€
ALBANIA275€
ALGERIA360€
JORDAN​
275€
TUNISIA275€
KAZAKHSTAN530€
CANADA1100€
USA1100€
PAKISTAN530€
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA275€
UKRAINE275€