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[APPLICATION CLOSED] Staff Mobility under ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) @ L'Institut Agro Montpellier

ERASMUS+ KA107 International Credit Mobility @ L'Institut Agro Montpellier is now open for application. The information on the program can be found below.


1.    What is ERASMUS+ Program?

ERASMUS+ is grant under the European Union (EU) programme for education, training, youth and sports. More information on the grant can be found here


2.    Grant Target Candidate:

UPM teaching or administrative staff to spend a teaching or training period at L’Institut Agro

The staff member must be full time employed at Universiti Putra Malaysia for minimum 2 years while applying for the scholarship. Faculty members teaching in the following disciplines are prioritized to apply for the scholarship

a) Faculty of Agriculture

b) Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Food Security (ITAFoS)

c) Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products and;

d) Institute of Plantation Studies (IKP)

Priority teaching or training field is agro-ecological transition of agricultural systems.

Specific thematics are : agroforestry - circular economy - social and solidarity economy – participatory approach – participatory guarantee systems – sustainability standards and - certification.


3.   Eligibility Requirement for staff mobility:

Teaching Staff

a) Teaching assignments can come in various forms and take place as seminars, lectures and tutorials, for example. The minimum number of teaching hours is 8 hours for the duration of the mobility. Although e-mail tutoring or any other forms of distance learning as well as preparation are highly encouraged, they do not count in the minimum number of 8 hours of teaching.

b) Training course : Job shadowing and exchange of good practices or structured courses organised by L'Institut Agro

c) Carry out a combined mobility including teaching (4 hour minimum of teaching per week) and training Activities


Incoming Flows
Teaching Staff/Training Staff*
3 Teaching Staff
5 working days + 2 travel days


4.    Grant Information:

The grant for travel costs depends on the distance between the home institution of the applicant and the concerned L’Institut Agro Campus and is based on current costs, but limited to the maximum amounts in table 1.


a) Table 1: Travel Costs - maximum amounts regarding the distance between the home institution of the applicant and the Institut Agro.

Distance from Institut Agro
 For a distance of 8000 km or more
1500 EUR


b) Table 2: Amount of Individual Support

Host State
Amount of grant (EUR/day)*
160 EUR

*till 14th day of mobility. From day 15 to 60, the daily amount is revised to 70% of this amount.


Distance travelled can be referred here : https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources/distance-calculator_en


5.     Application Period:

Staff Mobility Nomination initiated : 1 December 2022 (Thursday)

Staff Mobility Application Deadline to  : 20 January 2023 (Friday)


6.      Application Procedure for Staff Mobility:

Complete the online application form by the deadline:https://international-mobility.institut-agro-rennes-angers.fr/en/teacherstaff-erasmus


For further information for interested teaching staff from Partners institutions, please contact:


7.      Disclaimer:

Please take note that a nomination does not guarantee scholarship to be granted to the candidates. 

Updated:: 30/03/2023


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