Apart from teaching and researching at one of our European partner universities, you can apply for a stay at one of our partner institutions in these countries:
Each teaching assignment must include at least eight teaching hours (teaching units) per week at the foreign university. The business trip generally lasts between one week (five working days plus one day for arrival and departure) and 14 days. The teaching assignment can only take place at one of our Erasmus+ partner universities. For possible partner universities, please contact the Erasmus+ coordinator of your department.
Congratulations, the International Office send you the approval of the application for a grant! Now you can focus on the practical organization of your stay abroad. These include:
Do you need further information on business trips? Please contact the Office for Travel Expenses.
Before the start of the mobility, you must submit the following documents to the International Office:
After the end of the mobility, please submit the following documents to the International Office:
You can apply for funding in the Staff Training Assignment programme at the International Office.
Application period: ongoing (approval depending on the available funds)
You can find the application form below (“Downloads”).
Please submit your documents to:
Mrs Jana Blumenstein
Fürstengraben 1, UHG
Documents to be submitted
Before the stay abroad
Mobility Agreement (working plan)
During the stay abroad
Letter of Confirmation
After the stay abroad
Survey of the EU
Do you want to brush up your language skills for the upcoming stay abroad or need to learn a new language? The Language Centre of the University offers preparatory courses in a wide variety of languages. Alternatively, many host universities offer language courses, too, so you might want to register for a language course abroad.
The University is committed to extend its excellent relationships in the Caucasus region beyond Georgia and to strengthen its scientific position sustainably. It strives for institutionalizing the exchange of visiting scientists and scholars with the partner universities and promotes young researchers.
Our specific funding programme for the Caucasus region gives you the opportunity to exchange with colleagues from the following institutions:
Being a visiting academic at one of the partner universities or hosting your foreign colleagues in Jena, you can:
Participants from our university:
Participants from other universities:
When does the participating departments receive their funds?
Every year, all departments participating in the funding programme receive a notification stating a fixed amount based on their application as at March 2016.
This website will provide you with support with the complete administration of the programme – all the necessary forms can be found at the end of the page. Please ensure that the deadlines are observed!
Does your guest require an invitation letter?
Please use a template below (“Downloads”), adjust the information accordingly, and send the final version of the invitation letter (including the stamp of the institute and signature) directly to your guest.
Do you need an account assignment for the travel agency/for the business trip request in QUISRKA web portal?
Please give us the details of the business trip planned. We will send you a booking form with all the necessary details for the account assignment.
You must book a business trip yourself. After the end of the business trip, you must enter the missing data into QUISRKA web portal and submit a printed travel expenses form to the International Office, including the receipts and the complete account assignment form (“Buchungsbegleitschein”).
How does visiting scientist or scholars on a short-term stay in Jena receive their costs reimbursed?
Your guests must submit the form “Abruf_Aufenthaltskosten.pdf”. The International Office then issues the account assignment form and send it to the Division for Finances. As a host department, you will then be informed about the next possible date on which your guest can collect the cheque at the Division for Finances (Please refer to the circular letter from the Division for Finances on issuing cheques from 11 January 2018.)
A doctoral candidate is coming to your department for three months. How can the quest receive a scholarship?
The scholarship holder must submit the form “Abruf_Stipendium.pdf”. The International Office then issues the account assignment form and send it to the Division for Finances. As a host department, you will then be informed about the next possible date on which your guest can collect the cheque at the Division for Finances (Please refer to the circular letter from the Division for Finances on issuing cheques from 11 January 2018.)
What are the deadlines for the submission of applications/request forms mentioned above?
Please submit the applications to the International Office by the closing date of the call for applications (refer to your yearly notification of funds granted). If your guest should arrive earlier, the application must be submitted to the International Office at least 14 days before the arrival to prepare the cheque in time. If the application is submitted later, we cannot guarantee the cheque being issued at short notice.
Please write a mandatory report on the mobility completed. We recommend you to schedule the time for completing the report together with your guest/your scholarship holder, as far as possible, together with the colleague(s) at the partner university.
Do you want to propose a new project with one of the partner universities above? Please do not hesitate to contact the International Office that reviews all new project proposals annually.
Please use the project application form below.
Have there been any changes to the project proposed, for example, related to the measures planned or finances? Please inform us in good time, so that we can adjust the funds available (e.g. increased or reduced demand).