Erasmus+ Staff Learning Mobility

Within the Erasmus+ Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, opportunities are provided for staff of educational institutions to undertake a learning and/or professional experience in another country. Training mobility supports the professional development of higher education institution teaching and non-teaching staff in the form of training events abroad (excluding conferences) and job shadowing/observation periods/training at a partner HEI, or at another relevant organisation abroad. Bingöl University faculty and administrative employees may seek Erasmus+ funding for participation in a training mobility abroad.

Expected Outcomes of the Mobility

  • The mobility activities are expected to produce the following outcomes:
  •  improved competences, linked to professional profiles;
  •  a broader understanding of practices, policies, and systems in education, training or youth across countries;
  •  increased capacity to trigger changes in terms of modernization and international opening within their educational organizations;
  •  a greater understanding of interconnections between formal and non-formal education, vocational training, and the labor market respectively;
  •  better quality of their work and activities in favor of students, trainees, apprentices, pupils, adult learners, young people, and volunteers;
  •  greater understanding and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity;
  •  increased ability to address the needs of the disadvantaged;
  •  increased support for and promotion of mobility activities for learners;
  •  increased opportunities for professional and career development;
  •  improved foreign language competences;
  •  increased motivation and satisfaction in their daily work.

Pre-Requisites of Participation

Eligible applicants, regardless of nationality, must hold an employment contract with Bingöl University.

The sending and receiving organizations, together with the staff, must have agreed on the activities to be undertaken by staff members - in a 'Mobility Agreement' - prior to the start of the mobility period. These agreements define the target learning outcomes for the learning period abroad, specify the formal recognition provisions and list the rights and obligations of each party.

The venue of the Activity

Staff must carry out their mobility activity in any Program Country different from the country of the sending organizations and the staff country of residence. The Erasmus Program Countries are currently the following:

 Member States of the European Union (EU): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom Non-EU Program Countries: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Turkey

The receiving organization must be:

  • a Program Country Higher Education Institution awarded with an ECHE;
  • any Program Country public or private organization active in the labor market or in the fields of education, training, and youth;
  •  any public or private organization active in the labor market or in the fields of education, training, and youth. For example, such an organization can be listed as follows: a public or private, a small, medium or large enterprise (including social enterprises); a public body at local, regional or national level; a social partner or other representative of working life, including chambers of commerce, craft/professional associations and trade unions; a research institute; a foundation; a school/institute/educational centre (at any level, from pre-school to upper secondary education, and including vocational education and adult education); a non-profit organisation, association, NGO; a body providing career guidance, professional counselling and information services.

IMPORTANT NOTE

The following types of organizations are not eligible as host organizations:

  • EU institutions and other EU bodies including specialized agencies (their exhaustive list is available on the website: http://europa.eu/about-eu/institutions-bodies/index_en.htm) Ø organizations managing EU programs (e.g. National Agencies)

Eligible Activities Abroad

  •  Job shadowing
  •  Seminars
  •  Workshops
  •  Courses
  •  Practical training
  •  Study visits

Please, note that conferences are excluded.

Duration of the Mobility

The minimum duration for an Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility is 2 working days and Bingöl University provides a grant for a maximum of 5days.

Financial Rules

Successful applicants are eligible to receive funds to partially support their visit, which may not cover all the actual expenses incurred. Funds eligible for Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility are made up of two components:

  •  Individual Support (Subsistence) and
  •  Travel Contribution.

Staff members will receive their regular salaries while away on Erasmus training.

Individual Support (subsistence)

Receiving country

Amount (1-14 days)

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom

170 EUR/day

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, France, Italy,  Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

140 EUR/day

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

110 EUR/day

Travel Contribution

Travel contribution is calculated using a calculator supported up by the European Commission. Distance is calculated between the start and end location of the mobility in straight lines from one location to another. Please visit the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources/distance-calculator_en

The grants will be issued as follows:

Travel Distance Amount

Travel Distance

Amount

Between 10 and 99 KM

20 EUR per participant

Between 100 and 499KM

180 EUR per participant

Between 500 and 1999KM

275 EUR per participant

Between 2000 and 2999KM

360 EUR per participant

Between 3000 and 3999KM

530 EUR per participant

Beneficiaries proceeding on Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility should retain boarding cards/train tickets/other travel tickets which need to be submitted along with the documentation of the mobility. Travel arrangements not directly related to the Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility such as travel to conferences or any other visits before/after the Erasmus+ mobility will not be considered eligible.