Outgoing Staff

STAFF MOBILITY

 

STAFF MOBILITY FOR TEACHING

 

Who can participate?

All the teachers of Vilniaus Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences are eligible for funding and are invited to apply for teaching mobility in Programme and Partner countries1.

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

Where to go?

 

How to apply?

Teachers, interested in teaching mobility, fill in one of the Application Forms:
The applications must be submitted from September 1st till September 30th of the academic year in question.
The selection of teachers takes place in each faculty by its Erasmus+ programme selection committee, appointed by the rector’s order. The selection procedure lasts one week after the end of the competition.
Participants are informed about the results individually via email in two weekdays after the committee meeting.

 

Main selection criteria

  • Profesional competence of the teacher;
  • Foreign language skills;
  • Whether this is the first mobility during the year in question;
  • Mobility, which results in development of new teaching material;
  • Mobility, which results in stronger cooperation between departments and faculties, and where new cooperation project ideas are developed;
  • Participation in strategically important projects for the Kolegija.

 

Preparation for the mobility and documents

After winning the Erasmus+ competition preparation procedure starts:

  • The teacher has to contact the higher education institution, to which he or she was selected in order to agree upon the dates and content of the teaching visit;
  • Signing the Teaching Mobility Agreement. This is a trilateral agreement, signed by the teacher, the dean (or an authorized person) of the faculty and a representative of the receiving institution abroad.
  • Signing the Grant Agreement – this document is prepared by the International Relations and Projects Department after the Teaching Mobility Agreement is duly signed.

 

Duration of teaching mobility

Minimal duration of a teaching mobility:

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

 

Grant norms

 

After the mobility

Upon return from the teaching mobility, the participant has to:

  • Submit documents, verifying the travel and accommodation costs, to the Financial Department within 3 workdays;
  • Submit a copy of Certificate of Attendance from the receiving institution to the International Relations and Project Department;
  • Submit on-line report (using Mobility Tool*). The on-line report has to be filled no later than 30 days after receiving the invitation from the European Commission to do so;
  • Prepare a short press release and send it to the email address: international@viko.lt

Note: Vilniaus Kolegija has the right to demand back part of the grant, or the whole grant, from the teacher, who did not fulfil any of the above given requirements or if he/she violates any conditions, specified in the Teaching Mobility or Grant Agreement.

 

Additional information

ERASMUS code of Vilniaus Kolegija: LT VILNIUS10
Please check the possibility to join 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) of Vilniaus Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences are eligible for funding and are invited to apply for training mobility in Programme and Partner countries1.

PLEASE, NOTE:

Competition to win a grant for staff training mobility continues during the academic year in question – from September 1 till May 31.
The staff members of VIKO are invited to submit online application no later than 1 month before the start of the training mobility, and no later than May 31 of the academic year in question.
ERASMUS+ Staff Training Mobility APPLICATION FORM
Exceptions: In case training mobility takes place in September or October, applications are accepted no later than 2 weeks before the start of the mobility.

1https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/programme-guide/part-a/who-can-participate/eligible-countries_en

The selection procedure

Staff member, interested in a training mobility, fills in online application form.

Differently from Teaching mobility applications, which are selected by Erasmus+ selection committees in respective faculties, applications for Staff training are considered by the central Erasmus+ Staff training selection committee, appointed by the rector’s order.

The application selection procedure lasts one week after the candidate submits the application. He or she is informed individually about the committee’s decision via email in 2 workdays after the decision is made.

 

Where to go?

Staff training mobility can take place in any university or enterprise of a Programme country, chosen by the applicant.
Number of staff training mobilities in Partner countries is strictly regulated, and in each individual case  has to be coordinated with the leadership of a respective faculty or department.

 

Main selection criteria

  • Actual teaching content (goals, planned results of the mobility, that are actual for the staff member, the faculty, the department or the whole Kolegija);
  • Foreign language skills, (working language skills);
  • Whether this is the first staff member‘s mobility during the year in question;
  • Mobility, which results in stronger cooperation between departments and faculties;
  • Participation in strategically important projects for the Kolegija.

 

Preparation for the mobility and documents

After winning the Erasmus+ competition, preparation procedure starts:

  • The staff member has to contact the higher education institution or enterprise, to which he or she was selected in order to agree upon the dates and content of the training mobility;
  • Signing the Training Mobility Agreement. This is a trilateral agreement, signed by the staff member, the dean (or an authorized person) of the faculty and a representative of the receiving institution abroad.
  • Signing the Grant Agreement – this document is prepared by the International Relations and Projects Department after the Training Mobility Agreement is duly signed.

 

Duration of training mobility

Minimal duration of training mobility:

  • In Programme countries: 2 working days, 8 hours of training. Recommended duration is 5 days, including travel days;
  • In Partner countries: 5 working days, 8 hours of training + 2 travel days (the duration of these mobilities is strictly fixed: that is, 7 days in total, unless determined otherwise in the Bilateral Agreement between the institutions).

 

Grant norms

  1. Individual grant norms in Programme countries (Table 1- Grant norms for Programme Countries)
  2. Individual grant norms in Partner countries (Table 2_Grant norms for Partner Countries)

 

After the mobility

Upon return from the staff training mobility, the staff member has to:

  • Submit documents, verifying the travel and accommodation costs, to the Financial Department within 3 weekdays;
  • Submit a copy of Certificate of Attendance from the receiving institution to the International Relations and Project Department;
  • Submit on-line report (using Mobility Tool*). The on-line report has to be filled no later than 30 days after receiving the invitation from the European Commission to do so.
  • Prepare a short press release and send it to the email address: international@viko.lt;

Note: Vilniaus Kolegija has the right to demand back part of the grant, or the whole grant, from the staff member, who did not fulfil any of the above given requirements or if he/she violated any conditions, specified in the Training Mobility or Grant Agreement.

 

Additional information

ERASMUS code of Vilniaus Kolegija: LT VILNIUS10
Please check the possibility to join 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