ERASMUS+ for incoming international (non-EU) STAFF
The call for applications for academic year 2017/2018 is now open!
Erasmus+ programme enables international academic and administrative staff mainly between the EU countries, providing generous financial support. From 2015 onwards, Masaryk University also offers wide range of mobility options under Erasmus+ programme available for prospective candidates from non-EU regions, particularly Western Balkan, South-Mediterranean countries, Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Erasmus+ programme is open both for teaching or training mobility (depending on the specific agreement).
Available scholarships (academic year 2017/2018)
The application for incoming staff under the Erasmus+ programme to Masaryk University is open for the forthcoming academic year 2017/2018.
- The scholarship is set to 140 EUR / day.
- Deadline for applications is February 12th, 2017.
- The programme covers your travel costs (flight ticket, bus) partially or in whole amount.
- Mobilities are offered for 5 days or 12 days + 2 days for travel – see the details in the online application.
Not sure if you can apply? See the current list of the partner institutions of Masaryk University in Erasmus+ programme below. You can also talk to your home university coordinator about the opportunities.
List of the partner institutions in academic year 2017/2018:
|Albania||University of Tirana|
|Argentina||Faculty of Humanities and Arts - University of Buenos Aires|
|Azerbaijan||Baku State University|
|Belarus||Belarusian State University|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||University of Mostar|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||University of Sarajevo|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||University of Tuzla|
|Cambodia||University of Battambang (UBB)|
|Canada||The University of British Columbia|
|Canada||University of Saskatchewan|
|Cuba||University of Granma|
|Dominican Republic||Technnologic Institute of Santo Domingo|
|Fiji||Fiji National University|
|Georgia||Ilia State University|
|Georgia||Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU)|
|Israel||Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design|
|Israel||Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya|
|Israel||Sapir Academic College|
|Israel||University of Haifa|
|Japan||Josai University Educational Corporation|
|Kazakhstan||Republican State Enterprise operating under the right of economic management A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University of Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan|
|Kosovo||University of Prishtina ''Hasan Prishtina''|
|Malaysia||Universiti Teknologi Malaysia|
|Malaysia||University Kuala Lumpur|
|Mongolia||National University of Mongolia|
|Mongolia||University of the Humanities|
|Papua New Guinea||University of Papua New Guinea|
|Russian Federation||Federal State Budget Institution of Higher Education "Pacific National University"|
|Russian Federation||Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia|
|Russian Federation||Udmurt State University|
|Russian Federation||Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin|
|Serbia||The University of Belgarde|
|Serbia||University of Niš|
|Sri Lanka||UNIVERSITY OF KELANIYA|
|Sri Lanka||University of Peradeniya|
|Ukraine||National University of Ostroh Academy|
|Ukraine||Odesa National Maritime University|
|Ukraine||Odessa National Polytechnic University|
|Ukraine||Pereyaslav - Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University named after Gregory Skovoroda|
|Ukraine||Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv|
|Ukraine||Zaporizhzhya National University|
|Vietnam||Hanoi University of Science and Technology|
|Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology|
While applying for the Erasmus+ (World) scholarship, please make sure you go through all the steps below:
- Go to our ONLINE APPLICATION
- Choose “Erasmus+ (outside Europe)”.
- Select your “Level of study/cooperation”.
- Select your “Country”.
- Find your home institution in the field “Partner institution”.
- Select the correct “Agreement”.
- Click on “Create new application” button.
- Fill in all the required data and upload all the necessary documents (no hard copies are required, electronic version only).
- Submit the online application.
You will be informed about the results via official e-mail once evaluation process is over, check it regularly.
For successful submission of the online application you will need to prepare following documents in English language:
- Motivation letter
- Structured CV
- Confirmation of English language skills
- Photo (passport size)
- A copy of the photo page of the passport
- Detailed intended work plan
- Letter of Pre-acceptance
Letter of Pre-acceptance
In order to receive a Letter of Pre-acceptance, please establish a contact with a relevant person or department at Masaryk University well in advance and ask the consent of supervision. The process may take several days at minimum and you will be required to provide your CV and Work Plan proposal for receiving the document. If you are not sure whom to contact, let us know. We will try to assist and connect you with a department of your academic interest.
Evaluation process and criteria
Once your application is successfully submitted and deadline of call for applications is over the evaluation phase starts. It usually takes a few weeks so please be patient. Here is the process and evaluation criteria explained.
First, a formal eligibility check is done at Masaryk University. Applications which does not fulfil formal requirements (e.g. are missing some documents or are not submitted properly) may be excluded from the assessment. Evaluation is afterwards done both at host and home institution separately. Each of the criterion has assigned a specific point value. According to the points earned, the best applicants are granted by the scholarship. To be the best applicant, see the criteria below:
|Motivation||max. 30 points|
|Professional performance||max. 25 points|
|Curriculum compatibility||max. 20 points|
|Language skills||max. 20 points|
|Previous experience & activities||max. 5 points|
Note that additional criteria may be taken into consideration during the evaluation phase, especially when deciding between equally ranked applicants. These are:
- Equal gender distribution of scholarships
- Disadvantaged groups or impaired persons
Once the assessment is done, you will be informed about your acceptance via official e-mail decision.