Presentation on theme: "MARHABA Program for Excellence Academy Cooperation Exchange ERASMUS MUNDUS PROJECT Dr. Nadia A. Salih."— Presentation transcript:
1MARHABA Program for Excellence Academy Cooperation Exchange ERASMUS MUNDUS PROJECT Dr. Nadia A. Salih
2What is MARHABA? MARHABA is an Erasmus Mundus Project aiming at: Developing further collaboration among the European Union and Iran, Iraq for sending and hosting mobility of talented students and staff.Enhancing capacity, transparency and employability as well as skills and qualification of institutions and individuals.The MARHABA project promotes 125 flows of students and staff (to and from EU) in a collaborative framework which includes a balanced representation of 9 Universities in Iran and Iraq (5 in Iran and 4 in Iraq) and another 9 Universities in eight European countries (Spain, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, Bulgaria and Portugal).
3Brief descriptionThe project MARHABA, coordinated by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) is one of the proposals approved by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency for (Iran and Iraq), in 2014.Mobilities: 125Mobilities addressed to beneficiaries and citizens promotes flows of students and staff from the European Union towards Iran and Iraq and from Iran and Iraq towards the EU.Academic levels:undergraduate, master, doctorate, post-doctorate and staff.
4European partners: University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Technical University of Berlin, GermanyUniversity of Nantes, FranceBielsko-Biała School of Finances and Law, PolandUniversity of Minho, PortugalUniversity of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, BulgariaStaffordshire University, UKUniversity of Cagliari, ItalyUniversity of Almeria, Spain
5Third Country partners Iran University of Medical sciences, IranUniversity of Sulamani, IraqSharif University of Technology, IranAmirkabir University of Technology, IranUniversity of raparin, IraqUniversity of Tehran, IranHalabja University, IraqKoya University, IraqTehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
6Beneficiaries:Candidates belonging to one of the following target groups can be selected for Marhaba project:Target Group 1 (TG1): Students and Academic Staff registered in one of the partner universities belonging to the consortium. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution;Target Group 2 (TG2): Nationals from the third countries of the consortium in a particularly vulnerable situation due to social and political reasons.
7Amount of the grant:MARHABA includes travel and insurance costs and a monthly allowance of:1.000€ for Undergraduate1.000€ for Master1.500€ for Doctorate1.800€ for Post-doctorate2.500€ for Academic Staff
8Duration of the mobilities: Undergraduate: 6 and 10 monthsMaster: 6 and 18 monthsDoctorate: 6 and 34 monthsPost doctorate: 6 monthsAcademic Staff: 1 month
9Mobilities from EU to Iran or Iraq MOBILITY FROM EU TO MIDDLE EASTEuropeansTG1TG2TOTALUndergraduate04-Master08 0109Doctorate10Post-doctorate0102Staff- 320335
10Mobilities from Iran/Iraq to EU MOBILITY FROM MIDDLE EAST TO EUMiddle EastUndergraduateMasterDoctoratePost- doctorateStaffTOTALIran17910449Iraq1578241321618690
11mobilities (from Iraq) MOBILITY FROM IRAQ TO EUACADEMIC LEVELTG1TG2TOTALUndergraduate15- Master050107Doctorate0608Post-doctorate02Staff09-3741
15Student support services Practical arrangements for the reception of incoming students and scholars in the USCAssistance for obtaining visa (invitation letters, contact with the embassies, etc.)Administrative supportaccommodation arrangementsLanguage adaptation coursesSupport for residence permitAcademic guidanceStudents’ associationsReception upon arrival: welcoming eventsOpening bank accountsRegistration proceduresServices for students with special needs and/or disabilitiesAdvice on daily life eventualities (public transportation, healthcare services, social and cultural integration)
16Applicants are urged to work on their language proficiency qualification. That is why it is necessary to have one of these certificates (IELTS,TOEFL,PEARSON)The end time for application is 31/12/2014.This project is open to all fields of study
17Application Periods www.usc.es/marhaba The On-line application works with four periods for:Registration periodPre-selection periodSelection periodRemaining period…………………………………………
18The access will be through the emundus web site with the login and passwords provided. The USC will upload and create the program coordinators and the tool will authomatically send the login and password. Then program coordinator may create institution coordinators
19Coordination- Universities section As institutional coordinator, you will see a section called “universities”Coordination- Universities section
20Coordination-universities section Editing one university, there is access to the academic offer of that universtiy. This indicates the lot in which the university participates and the fields of study covered (offered). Program coordinators had been asked to fill in an excel file about the academic offer . This excel file, once uploaded, will be available for prospective candidates during the registration period.
21Coordination- students section Under the “students section”, as I mentioned, institution coordinators may see only students after the end of the registration period and only those who belong to his/her institution . Program coordinators can see at any moment the students who are registered (concerning his/her Institution).
22Supporting documentsCoordinators may also check all the uploaded documents.
23Setting timetable (as explained in previous presentations)