Erasmus+ student mobility at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Erasmus+ Student Mobility Call for applications for 2017/2019 academic years Call for applications for students of gender studies of the University of Prishtina (Kosovo) to participate in the Erasmus+ student mobility at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)

The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam is happy to announce the Erasmus+ Student Mobility Fund that will allow students of gender studies of the University of Prishtina (Kosovo) to spend time at the ISS. The program is fully funded by Erasmus + funds.

The call for applications is open until 30th November 2017, for the academic years 2017/2019 (January 1st, 2017 to June 30th, 2019). The results of the application will be announced around the end of December, 2017.

Eligibility:

All MA and PhD students of gender studies of the University of Prishtina.

Conditions:

Students can apply to stay at ISS for one semester, up to 120 days per person.

All students visiting ISS must enrol in one of the relevant courses of ISS/SJP Women and Gender Studies specialization (or other courses with the substantial gender component). Both host and home institutions are obliged to respect Erasmus+ rules on exchange of educational credits. ISS will provide the necessary conditions for realizing the educational and research plans of the students from the University of Prishtina. All students will be provided with an ISS mentor during mobility. PhD students will also be stationed in the relevant ISS research group.

ISS will receive up to 3 MA or PhD students from the University of Prishtina.

Financial compensation:

Students will receive a monthly allowance of €800 and a travel grant of €275.

Application procedure:

All applications are reviewed first by the Selection Committee of the home institution, who then sends a proposal to the host institution’s Selection Committee. The host institution’s Selection Committee makes the final decision on the list of successful applicants. The list of the successful applicants will be forwarded to the EUR International Office that will take up further contact with the applicants and deal with all logistical issues (visa’s, finances, etc.).

Selection criteria:

  • Quality of the candidate;
  • Quality of the proposed plan for the mobility activities and the potential benefits of the mobility for the candidate and the institution;

Application documentation:

  • A motivation letter explaining the benefits of the proposed mobility and chosen educational/research programme for the candidate (for information about WGS and other relevant courses at the ISS click here);
  • A letter of permission from the programme director or examination board of the home institution. Both home and host institution have to agree on the suitability of the course/research activities for the student;
  • A letter of recommendation from the university lecturer;
  • Appropriate pass level on the IETLS or TOEFL, or other appropriate proof of English language proficiency;
  • A transcript of academic records;

Applications should be submitted before 30th November 2017 to the contact person at the University of Prishtina:  Vjollca Krasniqi [email protected] and Labinot Hajdari [email protected]