Incoming Staff

INFORMATION FOR INCOMING STAFF

STAFF MOBILITY FOR TEACHING

 

Who can participate?

Teachers from higher education institutions (HEI) from Programme and Partner Countries1, which have valid Bilateral Agreements (BA) signed with Vilniaus kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (VIKO), as well as staff from enterprises, are invited to apply for Erasmus+ teaching mobility in any of the 7 faculties of VIKO.

 

How to apply?

Teachers and staff from enterprises, interested in teaching mobility, are invited to fill in one of the Application Forms, depending on the country they are coming from:
We expect your applications to be submitted no later than 2 months before the start of the planned teaching mobility. Exception: applications for teaching periods in September or October – please submit your applications not later than June 15.
The decision concerning proposed teaching visit takes place in respective faculty up to 2 weeks after the application is received.
You will be informed individually via email in two weekdays after the decision is made.

 

How to prepare for the mobility? Which documents should be submitted?

  • Signing the Teaching Mobility Agreement. This is a trilateral agreement, signed by the teacher, the authorized person at sending institution and a representative of VIKO.
For staff from enterprises only:
You will receive this document after the Teaching Mobility Agreement is duly signed.

 

What is the duration of teaching mobility?

Minimal duration of teaching mobility:

  • For teachers from Programme countries: 2 working days (travel days excluded), 8 hours of teaching.
  • For teachers from Partner countries: 5 working days + 2 travel days, 8 hours of teaching. The duration of these mobilities is strictly fixed: that is, 7 days in total, unless determined otherwise in the Bilateral Agreement between the universities.

 

What are financing conditions of teaching mobility?

  • Teachers from HEIs from Programme countries should apply for a grant at their home universities.
  • Nominated teachers from Partner counties, as well as teaching staff from enterprises, after their applications’ approval, will be granted funding from VIKO:

Individual grant norms in Partner countries (Table 2_Grant norms for Partner Countries)

 

After the mobility

After the mobility each participant will receive an electronic Certificate of Attendance, with duration and topics of the Erasmus+ teaching mobility included.
We would be grateful, if our guest teacher prepares a short press release about the teaching mobility at VIKO, and sends it to the email address: international@viko.lt
For staff from enterprises only: You should submit on-line report. The on-line report has to be filled no later than 30 days after receiving the invitation by e-mail from the European Commission to do so.

 

Additional information

ERASMUS code of Vilniaus Kolegija: LT VILNIUS10
Academic year at VIKO: September 1 – May 31. More information: https://en.viko.lt/international-relations/academic-calendar/
Please check the possibility to join VIKO international events during your proposed mobility: https://www.viko.lt/international-events/
For further information about Erasmus+ staff mobility please contact International Office: https://en.viko.lt/research/international-coordinators/
Project manager in charge of staff mobility: Sigita Leistrumienė s.leistrumiene@viko.lt

 

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STAFF MOBILITY FOR TRAINING

 

Who can participate?

All the staff members (academic as well as non-academic) from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Programme and Partner countries2 are welcome to apply for training mobility at Vilniaus Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences.
Please, note, that in case of Partner countries, staff members should be nominated by their home university.

 

How to apply?

Teachers and staff from enterprises, interested in teaching mobility, are invited to fill in one of the Application Forms, depending on the country they are coming from:

 

We expect your applications to be submitted no later than 2 months before the start of the planned training mobility. Exception: applications for training in September or October – please submit your applications not later than June 15.
The decision concerning proposed staff training visit takes place in respective faculty up to 2 weeks after the application is received.
You will be informed individually via email in two weekdays after the decision is made.

How to prepare for the mobility? Which documents are needed?

  • Signing the Training Mobility Agreement. This is a trilateral agreement, signed by the staff member, participating in the mobility, the authorized person at sending institution and a representative of VIKO.
For staff members from Partner countries only:
You will receive this document after the Training Mobility Agreement is duly signed.

 

What is the duration of training mobility?

Minimal duration of training mobility:

  • For staff members from Programme countries: 2 working days, 8 hours of training;
  • For staff members from Partner countries: 5 working days + 2 travel days, 8 hours of training. The duration of these mobilities is strictly fixed: that is, 7 days in total, unless determined otherwise in the Bilateral Agreement between the institutions.

 

What are the financing conditions of staff training mobility?

Staff members from HEIs from Programme countries should apply for grant at their home universities.
Nominated staff members from Partner counties, after their applications’ approval, will be granted funding from Vilniaus Kolegija.

 

What steps should be taken after the mobility?

All the staff members, participating in staff training mobility will receive electronic Certificate of Attendance with duration and topics of the Erasmus+ staff training mobility included.
We would appreciate if the staff member prepares a short press release and sends it to the email address: international@viko.lt;
For staff members from Partner countries only: You should submit on-line report. The on-line report has to be filled no later than 30 days after receiving the invitation by e-mail from the European Commission to do so.

 

Additional information

ERASMUS code of Vilniaus Kolegija: LT VILNIUS10
Academic year at VIKO: September 1 – May 31. More information: https://en.viko.lt/international-relations/academic-calendar/
Please check the possibility to join VIKO international events during your proposed mobility: https://www.viko.lt/international-events/
For further information about Erasmus+ staff mobility please contact International Office: https://en.viko.lt/research/international-coordinators/
Project manager in charge of staff mobility: Sigita Leistrumienė s.leistrumiene@viko.lt

 

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https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/programme-guide/part-a/who-can-participate/eligible-countries_en