Erasmus+ non-EU study programme (ICM)

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The key action KA107 of the Erasmus+ programme for International Credit Mobility (ICM) promotes the implementation of mobility projects outside the EU, in line with the strategy for the internationalisation of higher education institutions.

Contacts and Reservations

International Office - Project Partnerships Unit
Tel. +39 041 234  / 8142 - Fax 041 234 7924
 icm@unive.it
Access only with reservation

Ca’ Foscari offers its students the mobility opportunities of the new Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program (ICM), entirely funded by the European Union, with the objective of promoting international mobility of students and staff from and to non EU countries.

At the moment there are two different active projects, both based on single country projects:

  • the first one has a financial envelope of € 786.810,00, covering the 2016-2018 period, and will end  mandatorily on 31/07/2018;
  • the second one has a financial envelope of € 301.840,00, covering the 2017-2019 period, and will end  mandatorily on 31/07/2019.

Partner countries, toward which outgoing Ca' Foscari students mobility will be possible, are:

Number of places, eligible study cycles and study areas will be different for every country project and will be specified within the call.

By clicking on the partner Universities names it will be possible to access to their Course Catalogues, except for the Yerevan State University, that send the list of english courses directly to the UNIVE International Relations Office. 


Objectives

  • Promote excellence in Higher Education;
  • Strengthen key skills for entry to the labour market (spirit of initiative, digital and linguistic competencies);
  • Exploit the full potential of new technologie;
  • Favour social inclusion;
  • Raise the level of teaching and professional capacities.

Beneficiaries

Students of the three cycles (UG, MA and PHD) will have the opportunity to spend a mobility period at some important Universities in non EU Countries all over the world. Mobilities can last from a minimum of three months up to a maximum of 12 months per cycle of study. All details are defined in the call and in the annexes.

Duration

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility project (ICM) lasts 26 months, from 01/06/2016 till 31/07/2018, which is the deadline for the completion of activities. Scholarships are awarded through a specific call published and accessible in the reserved area of Ca’Foscari website, with the clear indication of requirements of participation and for the selection of applications.

Activities

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) scholarship is primarily finalised to obtain academic credits abroad and it is awarded for full time activities (study, preparation of final works “tesi”). Erasmus+ ICM allows students to live challenging cultural experiences in non EU Countries, to familiarise with new Higher Education Systems, to improve the knowledge of at least one extra EU Country language, to meet foreign people, while participating actively in the internationalisation process of Higher Education Institutions involved and of their own academic curriculum. During the Erasmus+ mobility, which must be continued and without  interruptions, it’s not possible to take exams at Ca’Foscari.

Benefits

Students have the opportunity to follow academic courses and to use the facilities of Higher Education Institution at the same conditions of students enrolled at the host University, without paying any fees in the host Institution and with the guarantee that all credits obtained abroad will be recognized. Furthermore, the Erasmus+ ICM project provides a scholarship of € 650,00 per month and a return ticket for the Country of destination. The amount of the Erasmus+ grant, will be trasnferred in full, after the subscription of the Grant Agreement, within 30 days from the beginning of the mobility. The host University will provide assistance to find accomodation and for the release of visa and stay permit when necessary. During the whole mobility, Ca’Foscari will provide support through its International Relations Office.


Calls and forms

Erasmus+ ICM extra-EU Call for students closed

The second E+ ICM call for students, for mobilities during the 2017-2018 a.y., closed on Sunday the 18th of July 2017. There is no open call at the moment.