ERASMUS BILATERAL AGREEMENTS DRAFT

Key Action 1
Mobility for learners and staff – Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility

Inter-institutional agreement 2014-20[21] between programme countries
The institutions named below agree to cooperate for the exchange of students and/or staff in the context of the Erasmus+ programme. They commit to respect the quality requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education in all aspects related to the organisation and management of the mobility, in particular the recognition of the credits awarded to students by the partner institution.
A.  Information about higher education institutions

Name of the institution
(and department, where relevant)
Erasmus code

Contact details
(email, phone)

Website
(eg. of the course catalogue)

Celal Bayar University
Department of Archaeology

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CBU International Office
E-mail: erasmus@cbu.edu.tr
Tel: +90 236 201 11 23
Fax: +90 236 237 64 46

www.cbu.edu.tr
Course catalogue:
http://ebs.cbu.edu.tr/

B.  Mobility numbers per academic year
[Paragraph to be added, if the agreement is signed for more than one academic year:
The partners commit to amend the table below in case of changes in the mobility data by no later than the end of January in the preceding academic year.]

FROM
[Erasmus code of the sending institution]
TO
[Erasmus code of the receiving institution]

Subject area code[ISCED] Subject area name
Study cycle
[short cycle, 1st , 2nd or 3rd]

Number of student mobility periods

Student Mobility for Studies

[total number of months of the study periods]

Student Mobility for Traineeships *

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1st, 2nd, 3rd

2x5=5 months

2X3=3 months

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1st, 2nd, 3rd

2x5=5 months

2X3=3 months

* Inter-institutional agreements are not compulsory for Student Mobility for Traineeships or Staff Mobility for Training. Institutions may agree to cooperate on the organisation of traineeship; in this case they should indicate the number of students that they intend to send to the partner country. Total duration in months/days of the student/staff mobility periods or average duration can be indicated if relevant.]

FROM
[Erasmus code of the sending institution]

TO
[Erasmus code of the receiving institution]

Subject area code
[ISCED]

Subject area name

Number of staff mobility periods

Staff Mobility for Teaching

[total number of  days of teaching periods]

Staff Mobility for Training*

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2 person (2x5 days)

2 person (2x5 days)

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2 person (2x5 days)

2 person (2x5 days)

C.  Recommended language skills
The sending institution, following agreement with the receiving institution, is responsible for providing support to its nominated candidates so that they can have the recommended language skills at the start of the study or teaching period:

Receiving institution

[Erasmus code]
Optional: Subject area

Language
of instruc­tion 1

Language
of instruc­tion 2

Recommended language of instruction level

Student Mobility for Studies

Staff Mobility for Teaching

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English

Turkish

B1

B2


* See the list of subject taught in English (updated yearly)
For more details on the language of instruction recommendations, see the course catalogue of each institution [Links provided on the first page].

D.  Additional requirements
The UCBM is being pro-active in providing an inclusive and supportive environment for students and staff with disabilities.

E.   Calendar
1. Applications/information on nominated students must reach the receiving institution by:

Receiving institution
[Erasmus code]
Autumn term*
[month]

Spring term*
[month]

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15th June

15th November

[* to be adapted in case of a trimester system]
2. The receiving institution will send its decision within 8 weeks.
3. A Transcript of Records will be issued by the receiving institution no later than 5 weeks after the assessment period has finished at the receiving HEI.
4. Termination of the agreement
In the event of unilateral termination, a notice of at least one academic year should be given. This means that a unilateral decision to discontinue the exchanges notified to the other party by 1 September 20XX will only take effect as of 1 September 20XX+1. The termination clauses must include the following disclaimer: "Neither the European Commission nor the National Agencies can be held responsible in case of a conflict."]

F.   Information

1. Grading systems of the institutions
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Celal Bayar University grading system
The grading system is listed below: 
Letter Grade; Point Interval; Coefficients 
AA; 90-100; 4.0 
BA; 85-89; 3.5 
BB; 80-84; 3.0 
CB; 75-79; 2.5 
CC; 70-74; 2.0 
DC; 65-69; 1.5 
DD; 60-64; 1.0 
FD; 50-59; 0.5 
FF; 49-0; 0

2. Visa
The sending and receiving institutions will provide assistance, when required, in securing visas for incoming and outbound mobile participants, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources:

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)

Website for information

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erasmus@cbu.edu.tr

Tel: +90 236 201 11 23

http://international.cbu.edu.tr/english/index.php

3. Insurance
The sending and receiving institutions will provide assistance in obtaining insurance for incoming and outbound mobile participants, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.
The receiving institution will inform mobile participants of cases in which insurance cover is not automatically provided. Information and assistance can be provided by the following contact points and information sources:

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)

Website for information

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erasmus@cbu.edu.tr
Tel: +90 236 201 11 23

http://international.cbu.edu.tr/english/index.php

4. Housing
The receiving institution will guide incoming mobile participants in finding accommodation, according to the requirements of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education.
Information and assistance can be provided by the following persons and information sources:

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Contact details
(email, phone)

Website for information

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erasmus@cbu.edu.tr

Tel: +90 236 201 11 23

http://international.cbu.edu.tr/english/index.php

G.  SIGNATURES OF THE INSTITUTIONS (legal representatives)

Institution
[Erasmus code]
Name,function Date

Signature

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Expert Devrim Zerengök
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator

*According to the Article 21 of the Statute, University of Zagreb, in the 15th session of the 344th academic year (2012/2013), held on 11 July 2013 University Senate reached a Decision that all the agreements relevant to one faculty or academy can be signed by the Dean of the relevant academy/faculty

Higher Education Institutions have to agree on the period of validity of this agreement

Contact details to reach the senior officer in charge of this agreement and of its possible updates.

For an easier and consistent understanding of language requirements, use of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is recommended, see http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language-levels-cefr

Scanned signatures are accepted