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1.0. Main List

The main list for Erasmus+ KA107 (Non-European Countries) Staff Mobility for Teaching Assignments application results (1st Call) can be found in this link.

Applicants can check the results by using the numbers assigned for their applications. Applicants have already been informed about their application numbers via e-mail. In case of a problem about application numbers, applicants may a contact with akkol@metu.edu.tr.

 

2.0. Selection Criteria:

Applicants may visit this link in order to learn more about the application criteria used in the Erasmus+ KA107 (Non-European Countries) Staff Mobility for Teaching Assignments.

 

3.0. Required Procedures for Awarded Applications:

Applicants who submitted an invitation e-mail rather than the official invitation letter during the application period should obtain and send the official invitation letter (signed and stamped) to akkol@metu.edu.tr until 28 December 2018.

 

4.0. Withdrawal:

Participants who would like to withdraw from the program need to inform ICO until 28 December 2018. We would like to remind you that participants who inform ICO after the deadline will need to be subjected to 10 point deduction during the next call according to KA107 program rules.

Please bear in mind that 10 points will be decreased from the granted participants for their next Erasmus applications (with European or non-European countries) until the end of this call (15 May, 2019). Even though the participants do not conduct their mobility yet, 10 point will be decreased because of being selected and granted in this call. 

 

5.0. Duration of the Activities:

According to KA107 program rules, duration of teaching mobility must be minimum 5 working days excluding travel time.

The teaching activity has to comprise a minimum of 8 hours for every 5 working days. For activities that will last more than 5 days, the minimum teaching hour must be calculated in proportion to the minimum requirement (e.g., 16 hours for 10 working days, 24 hours for 15 working days).

The activity must have been finalized by 15 May, 2019.

 

6.0. Required Documents:

Before the Mobility

 

After the Mobility

  • Certificate of Attendance (original document confirmed by the receiving institution)
  • Boarding passes (for round trip)
  • EU Survey (to be sent by ICO advisor)

 

7.0. Erasmus+ Grants:

 

7.1. Daily Grant Amounts

For the mobility period, the grant per day is 160 € for all countries. For the mobility period exceeding 14 days, the grant per day is 112€.

 

7.2. Travel Grant by Distance

In addition to the daily grants, the travel grant is calculated by using the “Distance Calculator” below:

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm

The distance calculator is used to determine the distance between the location where the staff is residing and the place of activity. The kilometers in distance calculated by the distance calculator corresponds to the round-trip and the amount does not get multiplied by two.

 

Obtained “km” Value

Grant Amount (€)

100-499 km

180

500-1999 km

275

2000-2999 km

360

3000-3999 km

530

4000-7999 km

820

+8000 km

1.100

 

7.3. A Sample of Grant Calculation

For example, if you visit Israel for 5 working days, the total grant is calculated as follows:

  • Daily Grant: 160*5 (mobility days) + 160*2 (travel days) = 1120 €
  • Travel Grant: 275 €
  • Total Grant: 1395 € 

 

8.0. Additional Grant for Disabled Participants:

For disabled participants, it is possible to receive additional grants to meet their specific needs. In order for the disabled staff to be given additional grants, METU ICO is required to request additional grants from the Turkish National Agency. The applications for additional grants should be made during the term of the contract, but in any case up to 60 days before the contract end date. The Turkish National Agency will evaluate each application specifically and determine whether the additional grant can be granted, and if so, the appropriate grant amount. In order to learn more about the application forms, you may contact METU ICO.

 

9.0. Objection to Selection Results:

Academic staff who would like to object to the selection results can apply to ICO with a written petition within one week from the date of the announcement. The written applications will be evaluated by the University Exchange Programs Commission. 

If you have any questions about the Program, you can contact METU  International Cooperations Office (ICO): Mrs. Burcu Akpınar (Overseas Mobility Coordinator); akkol@metu.edu.tr; 210 7180