Students' application call for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program ICM 

Call for Winter Term 2022/2023 for European Seats is open now!

DEADLINE: Tuesday, 15th of March, 11:45 pm Jordanian Time

 

Please note that the English version is the only official version. The Arabic version serves as a guidance. The International Office works exclusively with the English version. 

Last updated: 09.03.2022

 

Program Description

Erasmus+ is the European Union’s (EU) funding program for education and training between 2014 and 2020. The Erasmus+ Program builds on the achievements of 30 years of European programs in the fields of education, training, and youth.

German Jordanian University has successfully been established several partnerships with distinguished universities all over Europe under Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility ICM. It encourages the student to study and work and promotes trans-national co-operation projects among universities across European countries.

 

The Erasmus+ program provides GJU students with the opportunity to spend one semester at one of our partner universities. The program supports mobile students with a monthly scholarship that covers living expenses for about 5 months as well as travel allowance, More details about what you can expect from your home University and the receiving University at each step of your mobility, and rights and obligations as ERASMUS students you will find in the Erasmus Student Charter.

 

Who can apply?

For the German Program (closed for 2022):

  • All GJU undergraduate students who will do the study part of the German Year during winter term 2022/23 can apply to participate in Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility for the German Program.

For the European Program (open now!):

  • All GJU students who will be completed their third full year by the start of the mobility at the winter term  2022/23 can apply to participate in Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility. Having completed the German year is not required for applicants. 

 

Before applying: 

  • Students are required/asked to search the ERASMUS+ Partner Universities list for suitable universities that offer mobility programs  for their major.
  • Students are responsible to find English taught courses (for the non-German partner Universities) that match their study plan and will be recognized after their return to GJU.
  • For the courses recognition, students are asked to contact their exchange coordinators/officers at their schools to discuss the recognition and the equivalency of the potential courses abroad.
  • GJU requests their students to have a workload of a minimum of 18 ECTS for their ERASMUS+ semester abroad unless the partner university has other workload requirement which should be considered.
  • Read through the FAQ!

 

 

How to apply? 

 

The first step to applying is finding the perfect partner Universities that offer courses matches your major and your study plan. Under Partner Universities you can browse through all the Partner University Mobility offers for the winter  term 2022/2023 (start approx. September 2022). You can apply for up to two Universities that offer courses in your major.

All partner universities require proficiency in English. 

 

Documents:

The application needs to include the following documents:

  1. Application form:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=UoqClKBzY0-1cE1V7wXVy9ovkGM1oolJghRmVHvO1ylUMTdDSThaNUUwTjk4SVFIVzZRMUdQQ0FCOC4u                     
  2. Transcript of Record
  3. Updated CV
  4. Language Certificate English and/or German (optional)
  5. Letter of intent in English (one page)

The letter should state:

  • What do you wish to gain from a semester abroad?
  • How do you intend to share what you have learned once you are back in your community? 
  • Why did you chose this European university? 
  • Why did you apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship? 

You apply through the above mentioned Microsoft form and upload all your documents there. Please fill in the requested questions carefully and upload the required documents in PDF format.

 

Erasmus+ Scoring Criteria

There are four criteria on which the students are assessed on; each criterion is weighed on a different level. There are also two aspects set by the assessment center that will play a role in students’ ranking; the  Formal Aspect (application documents) and the performance of the students during the meeting  at the assessment center. A scholarship committee will review the students documents and rate their performance at the assessment center meeting in order to find suitable candidates at each stage. The weights/points assigned to each criterion are defined and approved by the IO and the presidency. The below table describes each criterion in details;

Erasmus+ Scoring Criteria Points /Weight (from Total Estimation)

Formal Aspects;

  • Academic Merit Scoring (GPA)
  • CV; quality, and experience
  • Letter of intent; grammar, structure and especially the content

60% including:

  • 80% weighed
  • 10%
  • 10%
Performance during the meeting at the assessment center

40%

 

After the deadline has passed, your application will undergo a selection procedure. Suitable candidates who belong to the top academic ranking in their cohort at each major will be invited to a meeting with GJU  Assessment Committee unless there are fewer applicants than required (in ration to the available seats). The results will be communicated to the candidates in due time via GJU email.

 

If you need feedback on your application or you are not satisfied with the result, kindly refer to the International Office Students' Complaint Policy section.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS:

Be sure to submit your completed application before Tuesday, 15th of March, 11:45 pm Jordanian Time.  Applications after the deadline will not be accepted.

 

EUROPEAN SEATS:

Suitable candidates for the European Seats will receive an invitation e-mail to the Assessment center latest Thursday, 17th of March. 

The assessment center appointments for European seats are planned on the Sunday, 20th of March. 

 

 

Please read through the FAQ carefully!!!

 

For questions regarding the Erasmus+ program or further inquiries please refer to the following contact person at the International Office for assistance:

 

 

N.N.

Scholarship Coordinator

Building F, Office 017

E-Mail:  Scholarship.Coordinator@gju.edu.jo