1. About the program
  2. Partners
  3. Outgoing PhD students
  4. Outgoing staff
  5. Disabled participants
  6. Incoming students and staff

About the program

Erasmus + is the European Union’s program in the field of education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. Its purpose is, among others, to support international cooperation of universities and scientific institutes through the implementation of some studies and internships abroad, promoting employee mobility and creating opportunities for them to participate in projects in cooperation with foreign partners.

To learn more about the Program, please visit: http://erasmusplus.org.pl/

The Institute of Human Genetics PAS has received the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education, therefore can implement actions and projects under this program.

Erasmus Policy Statement 2014 – 2021 (download)

Erasmus Policy Statement  2021 – 2027  (download)

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (2014-2021) (download)

The program enables the implementation of mobility with the following countries:

  • Program countries: 28 EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, Serbia, North Macedonia
  • Partner countries: Neighboring countries (divided into 4 regions): Eastern Partnership, Mediterranean, Western Balkans, Russia, other countries – participation depends on the action and the area (sector).

Partners

Country University Outgoings
Romania Universitatea “Lucian Blaga” din Sibiu 2 PhD, 2 Staff
Turkey Gebze Teknik Üniversitesi 1 PhD, 2 Staff

Outgoing PhD students

PhD students can apply for two types of mobility:

  • to study (SMS) – lasting from 3 to 12 months carried out in partner institutions (the interinstitutional agreement between HEIs is required)
  • for placement (SMP)- lasting from 2 to 12 months carried out in a foreign organization, enterprise, institute, research center etc.

Erasmus grant –  programme countries

Erasmus + scholarships are awarded to persons traveling under the program. The scholarship allows you to cover part of the costs associated with traveling and living abroad. The amount depends on the length of stay and is calculated on the basis of specific rates relating to the cost of living in each country.

Group of countries (Programme countries) Grant /month – studies Grant /month – placement
Group 1: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom 500 € 600 €
Group 2: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Malta, Germany, Portugal, Italy 450 € 550 €
Group 3: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, North Macedonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Hungary 400 € 500 €

 

Erasmus grant – partner countries (grant + flat rate for travel)

Grant/month Travel/flat rate
Incoming PhD students 800 € according to distance calculator
Outgoing PhD students 700 €

Flat rate for travel expenses  – calculated according to distance calculator: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmusplus/tools/distance_en.htm

Distance Flat rate (EUR)
10 – 99 km 20
100 – 499 km 180
500 – 1999 km 275
2000 – 2999 km 360
3000 – 3999 km 530
4000 – 7999 km 820
> 8000 km 1500

 

Exchange participants receive language support in the form of online courses offered by the European Online Linguistic Support system. https://erasmusplusols.eu/pl/


Outgoing staff

All employees of the Institute employed on the basis of an employment contract or other civil law contract may apply for a mobility. The Institute may decide on the preferential treatment of full-time employees. Staff may apply for mobility:

  • for teaching assignment (STA), (the interinstitutional agreement between HEIs is signed). During the stay (lasting  2 – 60 days) you should conduct a minimum of 8 hours of classes per week.
  • for training (lasting 2 – 60 days) to improve the skills and qualifications necessary for work (STT). This offer is addressed to all employees of the Institute, including administration employees.

Erasmus grant – programme countries (grant + flat rate for travel)

Each person nominated for the exchange receives a scholarship from the Erasmus + program. The scholarship allows to cover part of the costs associated with traveling and living abroad. The amount depends on the length of stay and is calculated on the basis of specific rates relating to the cost of living in each country and the distance between the sending and the receiving institution.

Group of countries (programme countries) Grant/day Travel/flat rate
Group 1: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom 180 €  

 

according to distance calculator

Group 2: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Malta, Germany, Portugal, Italy 160 €
Group 3: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, North Macedonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Hungary, Poland 140 €

 

Erasmus grant – partner countries (grant  + flat rate for travel)

Grant/day Travel/flat rate
incoming staff 140 € according to distance calculator
outgoing staff 180 €

Flat rate for travel expenses  – calculated according to distance calculator: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmusplus/tools/distance_en.htm

Distance Flat rate (EUR)
10 – 99 km 20
100 – 499 km 180
500 – 1999 km 275
2000 – 2999 km 360
3000 – 3999 km 530
4000 – 7999 km 820
> 8000 km 1500

Disabled participants

Participants with a disability may apply for additional funds. Applications for additional funds will be submitted to the National Agency of the Erasmus + Program. In addition, the grant amount awarded will be accounted on the basis of real incurred costs (invoices required).


Incoming students and staff

 Incoming students

Incoming students shall be nominated by their home university by e-mail, at this point the Institute of Human Genetics PAS reserves the right to interview the nominee by the electronic tools, e.g. skype. IHG PAS will inform by e-mail if you are chosen to interview.

Required documents:

  • Application form
  • Learning Agreement for Studies/Traineeships
  • CV (required for placement)

The documents should be sent by email: erasmus@igcz.poznan.pl

Deadline for application:

  • 30th June (winter term)
  • 30th November (summer term)

When those documents reach the IHG PAS, you will receive an official Letter of Acceptance.

Accommodation

Details concerning accommodation can be found here. (http://igcz.poznan.pl/en/phd-studies/ects-catalogue/).

Information on residence and visa are available here.( http://igcz.poznan.pl/en/phd-studies/ects-catalogue/)

Health insurance

Incoming students applying for a mobility at the Institute of Human Genetics PAS are expected to present insurance coverage such as health insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance. The students are asked to present the insurance  upon their arrival to the institute.

More information of health care is available here. (http://igcz.poznan.pl/en/phd-studies/ects-catalogue/)

Contact:

Email: erasmus@igcz.poznan.pl

Incoming staff

Incoming staff willing to visit the Institute of Human Genetics PAS  for teaching assignments or training is requested to send the Mobility Agreement to email: erasmus@igcz.poznan.pl. Details concerning each mobility will be agreed individually.