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The Saarland University in Germany and the Canadian Institute of Technology in Tirana, have been awarded with Erasmus+ scholarships for staff mobilities under the framework of the Key Action 107 for mobilities between Program and Partner Countries.

Saarland University is pleased to invite one staff from Engineering Faculty in a training week in the frame of Erasmus+ program, which will be held in the week 11.7.2022 – 15.7.2022.

 It is dedicated to the development of quality-oriented courses of studies. The offered workshop will focus on following topics:

• Outcome based curriculum design;

• Learning outcomes and qualification goals;

• Quality assurance for new study offers;

• International standards of quality assurance;

• Innovating and updating existing curricula;

• Internationalization of study programs;

• Quality enhancement.

The CIT Academic staff who will participate in that training week, as well as getting trained in below subjects, must elaborate in more details the collaboration between two Universities in areas of common particular interests.

She/ He will be of Engineering Faculty, specialized in Cyber Security and/or Artificial Intelligence;

He / She will bring a report and advice the CIT on:

  1. What is the best program, with most similar curricula, for collaborating with
  2. Possibilities for collaborating in the field of research and doctoral programs
  3. Possibilities in collaborating in joint research project and Horizon projects, 
  4. Possibilities in doing joint degrees

Selection process. Each partner university must conduct an internal selection process among the interested staff and send to Saarland University in Germany the list of nominations before 17h of June 2022 for the International Training Week, July 2022), including full name, e-mail address and field of teaching.

Nomination Criteria for academic staff:  

The nomination of the Academic Staff will be based on the specification terms of this call considering also the CIT Erasmus + Guidelines for the Erasmus+ Applicants, Nomination Process and Candidate Evaluation.

2. Acceptance/Enrollment Process. After receiving the list of nominated staff, the Saarland university will contact the candidates via e-mail to send them instructions about the application procedure.

All the application process will be via Saarland University Portal (Saarland University accepts only applications online, do not need original documents or documents sent via e-mail).

Upon the reception of these online applications and after checking they fulfill the requirements; the candidate will receive an acceptance letter confirming their acceptance so that they can start procedures.

3. Number of granted mobilities. 1(one) academic staff 5 (five) days per each participant.

Insurance. All applicants, have to hire a Health insurance coverage valid for Germany for the whole period of the stay.

5. Financial Conditions

The participant shall receive 140 Euros/day of teaching/training corresponding to individual support and 275 Euros corresponding to travel. All candidates will have to sign a grant agreement before starting their mobility. Saarland University will send them this document via e-mail to be signed before travelling. The document has to be sent back after being signed by the grantee.

Payment. Upon their arrival at the University of Saarland, academic staff will receive a cheque representing the 100% of the total financial support from Erasmus+ EU funds.  Applicants will receive payment upon their arrival, not before. They will have to book their tickets to travel to Saarland, as well as to book accommodation in advance.

6. EU Final Survey

Staff will receive an e-mail with information to complete and submit the online EU final report at the end of their mobility period. This must be completed within 30 calendar days upon receipt of the invitation.

This final report on your mobility experience will provide the EU’s Erasmus program with valuable information which will benefit both future staff and contribute to the continued improvement of the program. More information in the following links.

Documents required for the staff:

1.         Curriculum Vitae +List of your publications and your international mobility experiences;

2.         Copy of passport/ID; 

3.         A motivation letter, presenting his/her contribution on the terms of this call.

5.         A self-declare letter if you have done mobility before;

6.         A draft plan of mobility; 

The deadline for applications is 13 June 2022. 

Attached you can find:

Please feel free to contact us for any question or further information you are interested in. 

All the application documents must be sent electronically to the following address [email protected] no later than 13th of June 2022.

  • The list of nominated students will be sent to Saarland University no later than 17th of June 2022.

Please feel free to contact the International & Project Office ([email protected] ) in case you are interested for more information.