6. Academic Coordinator: all applications must be approved by the Academic Coordinator of the University of Valencia. We advise you to contact the academic coordinator beforehand to define the text of the agreement. Then the Academic Coordinator of the University of Valencia will forward us the application A/B. Please contact our International Relations Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need information about our academic coordinators. It is recommended that higher education institutions in partner countries and programmes sign this agreement as soon as they have been selected to finance international mobility and, in any case, before mobility takes place. 2. One discipline: you can only choose one specialty for each bilateral agreement (A/B). The number of agreements (A/B) must be the same as the number of courses for which you are applying. Professors wishing to launch new agreements or exchanges under existing Erasmus agreements should agree on the likely mobility with their colleagues. It is advisable to use the pre-agreement form (rtf – pdf) as it contains all the information necessary for the drafting of the proposal for a bilateral agreement on higher education, including the Erasmus identification code of the partner institution (for more information on the eligible bodies – link to the external website). European universities are invited to sign erasmus bilateral agreements with the University of València in all fields of study.
The conditions for submitting an application are as follows: interinstitutional agreements can be signed between two or more higher education institutions (HEIs), which allows mobility between groups of institutions. * Please note that after Switzerland`s vote on 9 February 2014, the EU has suspended for the time being the ongoing negotiations on Switzerland`s participation in the Erasmus+ programme. Student exchanges with partner universities continue within the framework of the new “Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP)” with bilateral exchange agreements. Scholarships for students are covered by Switzerland. For more information on funding opportunities, visit the website of the selected university. The University of Florence has long chosen to establish “bilateral university agreements” with partner institutions instead of individual school contracts. Since bilateral agreements are global academic agreements, they are signed by the legal representative of the University of Florence or by an officially appointed delegate and elaborated by the Erasmus Central Office – Area Servizi alla Didattica – Mobilità internazionale – and submitted to the partner institutions to be duly signed and stamped for acceptance by the official representative of the partner institution. Students of the University of Wrocław can, within the framework of bilateral agreements, apply for studies abroad for a semester or a full academic year at one of our foreign partner universities. By signing an interinstitutional agreement, the participating institutions undertake to cooperate in the field of student and/or staff exchanges within the framework of Erasmus+.
7. Document: You can use the following document: Presentation of a bilateral agreement Artur Silva, Work Package Lead for Mobility at ECIU University and Vice-Rector at the University of Aveiro in Portugal, explains the importance of the agreement: “It is important because instead of bilateral agreements between institutions, as we traditionally practiced recently, we now have a multilateral, Interinstitutional Agreement involving all the partners of the ECIU University Alliance. . . .