Erasmus Professors – STA Mobility
This action is addressed to incoming professors selected for didactic mobility under the Erasmus Plus Programme within interistitutional Erasmus Agreements signed between their institution and the hosting department in Catania. Joint mobilities in departments dealing with similar topics can be exceptionally performed if a specific authorization by the department that has signed the interistitutional agreement is included in the acceptance letter.
Such mobility will not be financed by the University of Catania and it can take place from October to July every academic year (in August and September there is no provision of didactic activities).
For verifying the elegibility, please click here (soon available)
Incoming professors | Academic Year 2019/20
Professors selected for the academic year 2019-2020 who have finished or want to suspend/postpone/cancel their staying in Catania, have to send a formal request to the International Mobility Office (IMO) - firstname.lastname@example.org and to the International Didactic Units (IDU) of the hosting department in order to receive via email the Attendance for the full period in Catania or to get the authorization to modify their mobiliy at UniCT. The IMO will provide more info on university administrative procedures to be used. Erasmus Departmental Cordinators will provide instructions on distance activities or other alternatives measures that can be taken into consideration for the final recognition outcomes.
The University of Catania has adopted precautionary measures in order to face the current health situation related to Covid-19 in accordance with the Italian Ministry policies.
Covid-19 Emergency procedures for E+ incoming professors and staff [download pdf]
Incoming professors | Academic Year 2020/21
Professors will be able to register their application using the University web-system from September 15th 2020 only for mobility periods to be performed physically and virtually at UniCT starting from January 15th 2021. The on- line application procedure is temporarily suspended until September the 15th 2020 and no visiting mobilities can be performed in 2020.
The incoming professors can performe a teaching mobility in a department in Catania that has signed an interistitutional Erasmus Agreements with the sending institution. Joint mobilities in departments dealing with similar topics can be exceptionally performed if a specific authorization by the department that has signed the interistitutional agreement is included in the acceptance letter.
Therefore the professor has to contact the colleague responsible for the Interistitutional Erasmus Agreement at the University of Catania, in order to get the Invitation Letter signed by the Erasmus Departmental Coordinator. This Invitation Letter must include dates, number of hours and topic of teaching activity to be provided, and has to be uploaded while filling in the application form online. The IMO, once received the application, will send an official Acceptance letter, by e-mail, to the applicant Professor. This letter will be signed by the Erasmus Institutional Coordinator and, upon his absence, by IMO Coordinator.
- Sample of acceptance Letter (soon available)
- Sample of acceptance Letter for yoint mobility (soon available)
Once in Catania, the incoming professor will perform the scheduled teaching activity, coordinated by the referring professor in Catania.
Teaching activities certification
The last day of the mobility, the incoming professor has to visit the IDU in order to deliver the Teaching Activity Report , signed by the referring professor in Catania. The IDU, after having cheked the documentation, will provide the the teaching activity certification, signed by the Erasmus Depatmental Coordinator. If it is not immediately available, the IDU will send the certification to the professor by e-mail in order to complete the procedure and to the IMO in order to close the dossier.
On planning their departure trip, professors must take into consideration IDU opening days and hours.