Presentation on theme: "ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI Mobility Centre."— Presentation transcript:
ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI Mobility Centre
Activities for the promotion of Mobility in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Aristotle University Mobility Center Activities Aristotle University Mobility Center Activities Activities for the promotion of Mobility in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Aristotle University Mobility Center Activities Aristotle University Mobility Center Activities Workshop on the “exchange of good practices between the Greek and French Mobility Networks”
THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI The largest University in Greece and the Balkan Region 60.000 Students 2.200 Academic staff (teaching – research) 2.000 Technical and administrative staff 42 Departments, 12 Faculties Vast infrastructure, scientific equipment, sophisticated data and voice networks of high technological added value
Carries out 2.157 Research and Technological Development RTD Projects In the scientific areas of: environment, informatics, telecommunications, technologies for industry transport, biotechnology, biomedicine and health, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, education and languages, history and archaeology, social and economic sciences THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI
The Mobility Centre functions within the structure of the Research Committee (http://www.rc.auth.gr/) of Aristotle University (http://www.auth.gr/). http://www.rc.auth.gr/http://www.auth.gr/http://www.rc.auth.gr/http://www.auth.gr/ Its area of responsibility is the region of Central Macedonia. The Mobility Centre of AUTh
The Mobility Centre of AUTh (http://mobility.rc.auth.gr/) provides information to the incoming and outgoing researchers concerning the following fields: http://mobility.rc.auth.gr/ 1. Scholarships. 2. Research opportunities. 3. Social security. 4. Taxation. 5. Health insurance. 6. Day-care facilities. 7. Accommodation. 8. Admission and work permit. 9. Language course programmes.
The Mobility Centre of AUTh The Research Committee of AUTh in order to improve the services provided to researchers has established a Reception Mobility Office. The researchers have the opportunity to get closer information concerning their practical needs as well as to have the various problems they face solved. To this end, the Mobility Center has created a network, which consists of the various offices and institutions responsible for drawing the necessary documents to a foreigner, such as work and resident permit, tax office, ext.
A special role is attributed to the School of Modern Greek Language of AUTh, where the foreign researchers have the opportunity to learn greek and consequently to adjust to their new academic and social environment. (http://web.auth.gr/smg/) http://web.auth.gr/smg/ The Mobility Centre of AUTh
Has organized two conferences on Mobility: Launching Event of the Greek Network (November 2004). «Knowledge Based Society and Mobility in the Age of Globalization». Has helped and informed more than 150 outgoing and ingoing researchers. Has gathered more than 40 quality charters from research institutions, laboratories and organizations.
The Mobility Centre of AUTh Questionnaire for foreign researchers working in Greece Following the decision of the Greek Mobility Network, we proceeded with the development of a web-based questionnaire for foreign researchers working in Greece. The questionnaire is accessible through the URL: http://mobility.rc.auth.gr/questionnaire/mo bility.htm http://mobility.rc.auth.gr/questionnaire/mo bility.htm
The Mobility Centre of AUTh Questionnaire for foreign researchers working in Greece Our questionnaire is based on the one created by the Academy of Finland (with few adjustments) The Finnish questionnaire Has been used by other mobility networks as well (e.g. British) Provides the possibility for comparable statistical data across all member states of the Eramore
The Mobility Centre of AUTh Questionnaire for foreign researchers working in Greece 1. Assembling lists with the e-mails of foreign researchers by the MOC and the local academic institutions 2. Publishing hyperlinks to the questionnaire in the web sites of the MoCs (and other sites that we may have access to) 3. Publishing ads for the questionnaire in newsletters, relevant magazines etc 4. Sending e-mail and/or post invitations to researchers for filling out the questionnaire