Higher education student and staff mobility between Programme and Partner Countries



Goal of the project is to increase international cooperation with partner countries

Type of project: Erasmus+

Full title of the project: Erasmus+ programme KA1 “Higher education student and staff mobility between Programme and Partner Countries”

Project number: 2018-1-LV01-KA107-046907 (-LV)

The target group: Students and staff from Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and its partner institutions

The leading partner: Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Cooperation partners:

  • Albania (University of Shkodra "Luigj Gurakuqi"; Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës) 
  • Egypt (Ain Shams University)
  • India (Dr. Y.S.R. National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management; Indira Gandhi National Tribal University)
  • Ukraine (Poltava University of Economics and Trade (PUET); Chernihiv National University of Technology; Mykolayiv National Agrarian University; National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)

Project implementation period: 01.06.2018. – 31.07.2020.

Main activities: Student and staff exchange

Study directions: Business administration, information technologies, communication and journalism, political sciences, tourism

Total budget:  201 005,00 (148 995,00 EU; 52010,00 Latvian national co-financing)

Project funding: EU funding, Latvian national co-financing

Erasmus+ Charter: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/sites/erasmusplus/files/files/resources/he-charter_en.pdf

Information for partners: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/sites/erasmusplus/files/library//guide-credit-mobility_en.pdf

Student selection: The selection process of students takes place at SENDING university based on following criteria:

  • Academic performance and achievements
  • Adequacy of exchange study content to the study programme
  • Already used abroad study and internship opportunities (preference is given to students who have not participated in Erasmus+ exchange)
  • Study semester
  • Motivation
  • English or particular national language skills
  • Involvement in various professional activities and projects
  • Other criteria of the partner university

Student selection has to be documented (including criteria used), after the selection partner university provides and sends an official letter or protocol to Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences of selection of particular student in order to participate in the particular Erasmus+ KA 107 project.  After the selection, university nominates the selected student and only final chosen student has to apply at ViA university for studies (fill in the online application), not all potential candidates.

Staff selection: The selection process of staff takes place at HOST university: Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences


Project manager at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences: Tatjana Mažāne

E-mail: tatjana.mazane@va.lvinternational@va.lv

Phone: +371 64250853, +371 22042022