Teaching staff

 Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility

This element of the Erasmus+ programme aims to promote teaching visits for members of UNamur’s teaching staff in a partner university.

The objectives of this activity are the following:

  • reinforce bilateral relations between UNamur and the partner university,
  • provide teaching staff with opportunities for personal and professional development.


Eligibility criteria

  • funding is reserved for the Erasmus+ partners of UNamur which are in Europe and outside Belgium.
  • the missions must represent a minimum of eight hours (four hours if combined with a training mobility period) of classes per week (or for any shorter visit). The minimum length of a mission is two days.
  • the teaching undertaken must be an integral part of a degree programme in the host institution
  • the teaching plan must be the object of a teaching agreement between the teaching staff member and the partner institutions
  • eligibility of the teaching staff member: any member of staff paid directly by UNamur or FNRS (and associated funds) and appointed to a post within the university. Not eligible: contractors and self-employed individuals hired by UNamur

 

Erasmus+Training Mobility

This Erasmus programme activity enables teaching staff to undertake a training period of two to seven days in a company, university or any other institution in a participating country (EU + Norway, Iceland, Macedonia and Turkey).

The objectives are as follows:

  • to enable teaching staff in higher education to acquire knowledge or expertise through experience and practical exposure in another European country, as well as practical skills that will be of use in their current work and for professional development;
  • to aid with the development of cooperation between higher education institutions and businesses.

The visit spent in a company /university or another institution can take different forms: short period of secondment, observation visit in a workplace, study visit, workshop, etc. Conferences are not eligible.

Eligibility criteria

The application must detail the training plan mutually agreed between UNamur and the host company/university or institution. This plan must include, as a minimum:

  • the aim and objectives,
  • the expected results in terms of skills to be acquired,
  • the detailed programme for the training period,
  • a reasoned opinion of the line (and functional) manager at UNamur.

Financial support

Financial support from the Erasmus+ programme is calculated on a flat-rate basis:

  • The contribution towards travel costs is based on the one-way distance provided by the European Commission’s calculation tool 

      Distance Rate    Distance Rate
    Between 100 and 499 kms € 180   Between 3000 and 3999 kms € 530
    Between 500 and 1999 kms € 275   Between 4000 and 7999 kms € 820
      Between 2000 and 2999 kms € 360    8000 kms and over € 1500
  • The contribution to living expenses is based on the European Commission’s cost of living indexes.

 

Destination country Daily Rate
Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Iceland, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, Liechtenstein  € 180
Germany, Austria, Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal  € 160
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Macedonia  € 140

Administrative procedure

Funding requests may be submitted at any time to Henrich Brunke, International Relations Department coordinator.

For Erasmus teaching visits of a maximum of seven working days duration, the award of funding is usually automatic and immediate, subject to the confines of the annual Erasmus budget.