KA-107: Universidade de Vigo – Egypt

(Project Number: 2017‐1‐ES01‐KA107‐037557)

Grant Recipients


Institutions:

  • Universidade de Vigo (coordinator) - UVIGO
  • Beni-Suef University- BSU
  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport – AASTMT

1. Target groups

This mobility project focuses exclusively on the following two target groups: (i) academic staff and (ii) PhD students.

The academic staff should fulfill the following requirements (eligibility criteria):

  • Be enrolled, associated or working (fulltime) in one of the aforementioned institutions at the time of submitting their application.
  • Have a doctoral diploma.
  • Those applicants enrolled at UVIGO should be advisors at the Doctoral Programme of Information and Communications Technology (DocTIC, http://doc_tic.uvigo.es).
  • Those applicants enrolled at BSU should be advisors at the Doctoral Programme of Computer Science.

The PhD students should fulfill the following requirement (eligibility criteria):

  • Be enrolled as a PhD student at BSU

2. Mobilities distribution & grants

This mobility project offers the following available scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019:

  • 2 PhD students from BSU to UVIGO (6 months)
  • 1 PhD student from BSU to UVIGO (5 months)
  • 1 academic staff from BSU to UVIGO (5 days + 2 travel days)
  • 1 academic staff from UVIGO to BSU (5 days + 2 travel days)
  • 2 academic staff from AASTMT to UVIGO (5 days + 2 travel days)
  • 2 academic staff from UVIGO to AASTMT (5 days + 2 travel days)

Each PhD beneficiary will receive a monthly payment of 800 €; whereas the academic staff will receive 120 €/day (maximum of 640 €). Additionally, each beneficiary will received 530 euros for travel costs.

3. Fields of study

The research activities to be developed during the grant period at the host institution should be aligned with the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) field and, more specifically, with the following thematic fields:

  • Architecture and Telematics Services;
  • Communication Electronics;
  • Data Networks;
  • Digital Communications;
  • Radio Communications; and
  • Signal Processing.

4. Schedule

STEP

PERIOD

1- Application

From 15th April to 31st May, 2018

2- Evaluation & selection of candidates

From 31st May to 10th June, 2018

3- Publication of the results

11st June, 2018

4- Acceptance of the grant

From 12th June to 22nd June, 2018

5- Mobility period

From 1st September, 2018 to 31st July, 2019

Table 1: Schedule for applicants

5. How to apply?

The applicants will be asked to submit, together with the Application Form, a digital copy of several documents (summary in Table 2). The candidate is responsible for submitting all mandatory documents; otherwise the application will be immediately excluded.

 

PhD students

Academic Staff

Formal identity document/passport

X

X

CV

X

X

Enrolment statement (students) or full time working conditions statement (staff) at home institution

X

X

Obtained degrees

(Doctoral Diploma for academic staff, Master and/or Bachelor degrees for PhD students, English or Spanish)

X

OPT

Declaration of honor

X

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Transcript of records (English or Spanish)

X

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Language skills (English)

OPT

OPT

Invitation letter from the host institution

X

X

Brief summary of the foreseen activities at the host institution

X

X

Table 2 Summary of the documents to submmit with the application form

The application form and the required scanned copies should be submitted by email to this address (doc_tic@uvigo.es), with the keyword [KA107] at the beginning of the subject of the email.

Academic staff from DocTIC need to fill in the form available at SEIX. All the information is available HERE

6. Evaluation and selection process

The submissions that entail a mobility flow with BSU will be assessed by an international committee composed of 2 academic staff from UVIGO and 2 academic staff from BSU. The submissions that entail a mobility flow with AASTMT will be assessed by an international committee composed of 2 academic staff from UVIGO and 2 academic staff from AASTMT. All the applications will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • Academic merit (up to 75%): transcript of records, quality and relevance, project proposal, teaching/working experience, etc.
  • Others aspects (up to 25%): language skills, etc.

As a result of the assessment process, three lists will be available: (i) selected beneficiaries; (ii) reserve lists, and (iii) no-eligible beneficiaries.

7. Acceptance process

All the selected candidates will send an acceptance document (signed) to the same email address used for submitting the applications (doc_tic@uvigo.es, with the keyword [KA107] at the beginning of the subject of the email).

This document has to be received by 15th June, 2018. Those selected candidates who do not send this acceptance document, will be excluded and the reserve list will be used.

8. Documents

9. List of grant recipients

Staff Positions:

  • Dr. Mohammed Sayed Kayed (Beni Suef University)
  • Dr. Mohamed Abaza (Arab Academy for Sciencies)
  • Dr. Nashwa Elbendary (Arab Academy for Sciencies)

PhD Positions - Beni Suef University:

  • Amr Mohamed AbdelAziz (6 months)
  •  Hytham Mahmoud Mohamed (6 months)
  • Mohammed ElSayed ElAraby Mohamady (5 months)