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1Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Info DaysWe start this kick of meeting byMy Name is Ana Fernández Vilas, professor at the department of telematics engineering of the University of Vigo and researcher at the Information & Communication Technology AtlantTIC. I’ts for me a great pleasure to be the general coordinator of this challenging project and I count with all of to reach a big success. Also, I take this opportunity to thank EU for its active support to this cooperation project.Thank you the Univeristy of Zenice and all their staff for organisisng this infodays. It’s reall importsnt for the project.Also, I would like to welcome all of you for being interestes in our project and encourage you to applying and being an Erasmus Mundus grantholder
2Agenda Erasmus Mundus Green-Tech-WB Project Academic & mobility offer Fields of study, number of mobilities, target groups;Grant conditionsflight tickets, health insurance, monthly allowance, etc.The application processSocial network, application forms, etc.The University of VigoInternationalSummary. Questions & AnswersFirst, we look through the agenda of the day.In this introduction, I start for describing the UVIGO team in the project and also our University.After that, I move on into the main aspects of the University of Vigo, coordinating institution of this project.Project: objectives & parners.Central issue:
3Green-Tech-WB The Project Smart and Green technologies for innovative and sustainable societies in Western Balkans
4Erasmus Mundus Green-Tech-WB is an Erasmus Mundus Project The Erasmus Mundus Programme is a cooperation and mobility programme in the area of Higher Education, implemented by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission
5Motivation & flash information Smart and Green Technologies for Innovative and Sustainable Societies in Western Balkans.The action shall run for months as of 15/07/2014 (“the starting date of action”) and shall end on 14/07/2018.20 full partners and 27 associated members.10 different EU countries, 9 at their first participation.Opportunity to work in a wider European framework, and in a broader international context (Spain, Poland, Portugal, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Lithuania, France and Italy).22 WB HEIs (12 as full partners).10 non-HEIs associate partners.153 Mobilities in 3 cohorts.This action takes its motivation in sustainability as a EU priority. Europe 2020 stresses the need of achieving a smart and inclusive economy in the continent. Taking this in mind, our action is designed around the triangle: cooperation in higher education, research and innovation under the umbrella of smart and green technologies to fosters .. . This proposal promotes European HEIs as centres of excellence in education and research around GREEN TECH and drives this excellence to multi-ethnic Western Balkan countries to contribute to their better governance and social cohesion, and further connect the region to the global economy.For this, we count on an ample consortium. 20 full partners and 27 associated membersfrom 10 different EU countries (Spain, Poland, Portugal, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Lithuania, France and Italy) (including 9 HEIs who never participated in the Erasmus Mundus action) the opportunity to work in a wider European framework, and in a broader international context. Our mobility plan that includes 153 undergraduate, master, PhD, post-doctorate and staff grants (28 for Europeans and 125 for WB) under target group 1, 2 & 3 is
6University Fan S Noli i Korçë Coordinator:Universidade de VigoSpainCo-coordinator:University Fan S Noli i KorçëAlbaniaAgricultural University of Tirana/ AlbaniaUniversity ''Ismail Qemali'' of Vlorë / AlbaniaUniversity of Sarajevo/B&HUniversity "Džemal Bijedić" of Mostar/B&HUniversity of Zenica/ B&HUniversity of Donja Gorica/MontenegroUniversity of Montenegro/MontenegroUniversity "Kadri Zeka" of Gjilan/Rep. KosovoUniversity ''Isa Boletini'' of Mitrovica/Rep. KosovoUniversity of Niš/SerbiaUniversity of Kragujevac/SerbiaWB (12)Universidade do Porto/PortugalUniversität Paderborn/GermanyUniversity of Ljubljana/SloveniaUniversity of Economics In Katowice/PolandUniversity of Split/CroatiaUniversity of Chemical Tech. & Metallurgy/BulgaryUniversidad de León/SpainThis is the stucture of our partershipFan Noli at KorcheLiubkianaKatovicheVloraDonya GoreezaMitrovicha [nîːʃ](kra-'goo-ye-vats)EU (8)
8Academic & Mobility offer Agriculture Sciences01,1 Agriculture01,2 Agricultural Economics01,3 Food Science and Technology01,4 Horticulture01,5 Fisheries01,6 Forestry01,7 Animal Husbandry01,8 Tropical/Subtropical Agriculture Law01,9 Others-Agricultural SciencesArchitecture, Urban and Regional Planning02,6 Transport and Traffic StudiesBusiness Studies, Management Science04,1 Business studies with languages04,2 Business studies with technology04,3 Accountancy, financial management04,4 Tourism, catering and hotel manag.04,5 Industrial relations & personnel manag.04,6 Secretarial Studies04,7 Marketing and Sales Management04,9 OthersEngineering, Technology06,1 Mechanical Engineering06,2 Electrical Engineering06,3 Chemical Engineering06,4 Civil Engineering06,5 Electronic Engineering, Telecom.06,6 Manufacturing Sciences06,7 Materials Science06,8 Aeronautical Engineering06,9 Others-Engineering TechnologyGeography, Geology07,1 Geography07,2 Environmental Sciences, Ecology07,3 Geology07,4 Soil and Water Sciences07,6 Geodesy, Cartography, R. S.07,7 Meteorology07,9 OthersHumanities08,3 HistoryLanguages and Philological Sci.09,1 Modern EC Languages09,2 General & comparative lit.09,3 Linguistics09,4 Translation, Interpretation09,6 Non-EC Languages09,8 Less Widely Taught LanguagesLaw10,1 Comparative Law, Law with Lang.10,2 International Law10,3 Civil Law10,4 Criminal Law, Criminology10,5 Constitutional/Public Law10,6 Public Administration10,7 European Community/EU Law10,9 Others-LawMathematics, Informatics11,1 Mathematics11,2 Statistics11,3 Informatics, Computer Science11,5 Actuarial Science11,4 Artificial Intelligence11,9 Others-Mathematics, InformaticsNatural Sciences13,1 Biology13,2 Physics13,3 Chemistry13,4 Microbiology, Biotechnology13,5 Nuclear and High Energy Physics13,6 Biochemistry13,7 Astronomy, Astrophysics13,8 Oceanography13,9 Others- Natural SciencesSocial Sciences14,1 Political Science14,3 Economics14,6 Intl. Relations, European StudCommunication and Information Sc.15,9 Others-Communication and Inf. Sc.
9Academic & Mobility offer 1st Cohort: latest date for starting mobility 31st Dec2nd Cohort: latest date for starting mobility 31st Dec3rd Cohort: latest date for starting mobility 31st DecType of MobilityCohort 1Cohort 2Cohort 3TotalUndergraduates211557Masters1732Doctorates4Post-doctorates6214Staff1110829705825153Some flash information about the project you should know is the duration of the project and the deadlines for the three cohorts of beneficiaries.The action will run
15Target Groups & Eligibility You can apply if you are TG1, TG2, TG3You have to meet eligibility criteria
16Target Group 1 Undergraduate, master, doctorate, post-doctorate, staff Nationals of the third-countries concerned by the geographical lot who are registered in one of the third- country HEIs that is a member of the partnership.Nationals of European countries who are registered in one of the European HEIs that is member of the partnership.
17Target Group 2 Master, doctorate, post-doctorate, staff Nationals of the third-countries concerned by the geographical lot, who:are registered/work in a HEI of these countries that is not included in the partnership (students and staff);have obtained a university degree or equivalent by an institution of these countries (students only).This includes the possibility of providing mobility opportunities to third- country nationals working in public administration, public and private enterprises and non-profit organisations.Nationals of EU countries who:are either registered/work in a HEI (not included in the partnership) of any EU country (students and staff);have obtained a university degree or equivalent by a HEI of any EU country (students only).
18Target Group 3 Undergraduate, master, doctorate, post-doctorate Nationals of the third-countries concerned by the geographical lot who are in particularly vulnerable situations, for social and political reasons:1) having a refugee status or asylum beneficiaries (international or according to the national legislation of one of the European recipient countries) or2) it can be proved that they have been the object of unjustified expulsion from university on racial, ethnic, religious, political, gender or sexual inclination or3) they belong to an indigenous population targeted by a specific national policy or IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons)
19Eligibility criteriaApplicants must have not lived, nor developed their main activity (study, work, etc.) over more than 12 months in the last 5 years, in one of the EU member states.Applicants must have not benefited in the past from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same type of mobility.
20Eligibility criteriaMust respect the specific and additional criteria applicable to each type of mobilityMust respect the additional requirements for each academic offer (have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses, required diploma, etc.)It is strongly recommended that the applicants prepare their application in close contact with the contact person of their institution, so as to obtain clear information about the specific eligibility criteria established either in their Home institution or in the Host Institution which they intend to apply to
22Amount of monthly allowance Scholarship ConditionsType of MobilityAmount of monthly allowanceUndergraduate1,000 €MasterDoctorate1,500 €Post-doctorate1,800 €Staff2,500 €
23Scholarship conditions The GreenTech WB Coordinator (University of Vigo) will be responsible for:Booking and paying the grantees’ two way travel ticketContracting and paying the health, travel and personal accidents insurance valid in the host countryPaying the monthly scholarship to the grantee personal bank account.Paying the visa costs
24RecognitionIn cases of successful full training doctorate mobility (36 months) or successful full training master mobility (12-18 months), the host institutions will provide the grantee with a Diploma, if the Erasmus Mundus period is completed successfully.For any other kind of mobility (exchange students, for instance) the partner institutions will guarantee the academic recognition of the study/research period through the signature of the Learning Agreement.
26Required documents Bachelor Master Doctorate Post-doctorate Staff BachelorMasterDoctoratePost-doctorateStaffCopy of the passportXDetailed CV (in English) – Europass Template to be usedLetter of motivation (in English), max 1 pageCertified Copy of the lasts transcripts of records + Certified translation in English (optional al application time)xCertified Copy of the Bachelor Diploma and Bachelor transcript of records + Certified translation in English (optional at application time)Certified Copy of the Master Diploma and Master Transcript of records + Certified translation in English (optional at application time)Doctorate thesis subject and abstract in EnglishCertified Copy of the Doctorate diploma + Certified translation in English* (optional at application time)Certificate of language (language of instruction of the hosting programme), in case the applicant cannot provide an official test, a certificate from the language department of his/her home university is accepted. According to the academic offer, similar languages will be accepted. According to the academic offer, similar languages will be accepted. Also, linguistic requirements from host embassies or host HEIs can be established.optional2 Recommendation Letters (in English), duly signedPhD Research proposal (max. 1 page)Post-doctorate Research proposal (max 1 page)Staff Mobility programme proposal (max 1 page)Proof of registration (student certificate, card…) for TG1Proof of employment, duly signed by the employerLetter of the pre-acceptance of research or training proposal by the Host InstitutionDeclaration on honorX (WB )X (WB)Official certificate justifying the vulnerable situation (disability, economic situation…)Required documents
27Application Register in our social network Login to our social network Community groupJoin the Applicants groupYou need to upload a photoRead the academic offer and decideUpload the required documentationAt most three mobility options.You have time, the process is easy.15th, December (2014) – 20th, February (2015) (extended to 6th of March)