IU-VNU would like to announce the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program (KA171) for Staff Mobility between A4U Universities and Non-European Partner Universities during academic year 2023-2024. More details are as follows:

1. About Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program and A4U:
 Alliance of 4 Universities (A4U) is a strategic partnership of four Spanish public universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (UPB), and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). One of the objectives of A4U internationalization strategy is to promote mobility with leading universities in non-European countries.
 A4U has been awarded funds under Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program, which enables staff from A4U universities and its partner universities to undertake a mobility stay.
 Value of award: 2,620 EUR (full week living allowance and travel expenses).
 Duration: 5 days with 2 days for travel, covering 7 days in total.

2. Candidate requirements:
 To have a contractual relationship with their home institution at the time of application and during the mobility.
 To have at least B2 level in the language in which planned mobility activities will be conducted.
 To take responsibility for performing the mobility 2023-2024 academic year during the period of academic activity based on the academic calendar of the host university. Exceptionally, a mobility can be postponed to 2024-2025 academic year. All mobilities should end by 31 July 2025.
 To submit all the required documents before the application deadline.
Note: Lower priority will be given to applicants who already received grants under
Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (KA107) Program.

3. Selection process:
Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis, based on the qualitative evaluation of applications by A4U Selection Committee consisting of 4 Vice-rectors for International Relations of A4U universities:

 Quality of the proposal in the Mobility Agreement, according to methodology, feasibility, teaching and learning innovation and/or curriculum development,
 Academic record of the candidate, including teaching experience, research, publications, etc. according to CV,
 Relevance and expected impact of the proposal for the host institution and added value upon return to the home institution,
 Motivation according to the statement in the mobility agreement.
The assessment will follow the standards of the “European Peer Review Guide” by the European Science Foundation. If two or more applications are of similar quality, the decision will be guided by:
 giving priority to applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds or with special needs/disabilities, according to the information provided by partner institutions,
 seeking gender balance.
 seeking a balanced distribution of grants among A4U universities.

4. Application guidance:

 Complete online application: for-staff/

 Required documents:
o Abridged CV
o Mobility Agreement form for teaching or training, signed by the applicant, and the responsible academic (head of host Faculty or Department, or the host academic) at home and host institutions. Scanned signatures are accepted.

Please download the forms at scholarships/ (scroll down to ‘Application for mobility for teaching, training or both’ section).
 Application deadline: Please complete your online application before 24 March 2023 (Friday).
 Successful candidates please contact the Center for International Mobility via email for later essential paperwork.

For more details about the program, please visit: scholarships/