Application Procedure and Documents

ERASMUS+ INCOMING MOBILITY AT CUT-ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018

The Application Procedure for an interested incoming Erasmus student at CUT is the following:

All incoming students wishing to come to Cyprus University of Technology as Erasmus students must be OFFICIALLY NOMINATED by their home universities. A valid Erasmus+ bilateral agreement for the academic year 2017-2018 must be in place prior to the mobility between the student’s home university and Cyprus University of Technology in the relevant subject area.

OFFICIAL NOMINATION PROCEDURE

Studies Autumn term and Full year 

For studies during Fall and during the Full academic year :

Nomination must reach incoming@cut.ac.cy by 31st May 2017

Application Documents must be uploaded on CUT PORTAL  by 30th June

Studies Spring term

Nomination must reach incoming@cut.ac.cy by 31st October

Application Documents must be uploaded on CUT PORTAL by 15th November 

The nomination must include the following information for each student:

FAMILY NAME

FIRST NAME

DATE OF BIRTH

GENDER

PERIOD OF STAY (1ST SEMESTER, 2ND SEMESTER, WHOLE ACADEMIC YEAR)

VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS

LEVEL OF STUDIES: 1ST, 2ND OR 3RD CYCLE

ISCED SUBJECT AREA CODE/HOME DEPARTMENT

RECEIVING DEPARTMENT AT THE CYPRUS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ACCORDING TO THE AGREEMENT

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES

Erasmus+ exchange application documents must must be uploaded on the CUT PORTAL by June 30th for students coming for Fall and full academic year and November 15th for students coming for the Spring semester.

ERASMUS+ APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

  1. Learning agreement for studies 2017-2018 – While we are happy to sign partners’ Learning Agreements, we have to use the one issued to us by our National Agency, so please make sure your students submit the correct version!
  2. Recent Transcript of Records from home university
  3. Official proof of knowledge of English (e.g. IELTS, IGCSE, TOEFL etc)minimum level B2
  4. Copy of Identity /Passport
  5. Copy of the European Health Card

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Erasmus Students can apply for accommodation as soon as they receive an acceptance letter on the part of the Erasmus Office and not before. Accommodation options, such as residences situated outside the campus or accommodation in private houses with other students are all within walking distance from the campus. Students are invited to contact incoming@cut.ac.cy for further information on available accommodation.

Please note that due to the lack of available university accommodation lodging, in the centre of Limassol, the Erasmus Office provides assistance for student´s residing in independent accommodation in the area close to the University.

LANGUAGE POLICY FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Greek is the official language of instruction at CUT.

Incoming students are expected to have knowledge of the English language up to level B2 at least. They should include in their application documents official language examination certificates, such as TOEFL, IGCSE or a similar language proof. In case these are not available the students must present a certificate from their home university which verifies their knowledge of English Language up to level B2 and at the same time indicate the courses and level of English attended on their Transcript of Records. It is up to the host department to decide whether this certificate is considered enough for the student’s acceptance.

The medium of English is used in order to facilitate incoming students through one to one tutorials, project based assignments, given bibliography and exams for courses that are pre-agreed with the academics in the relevant departments.  Check carefully whether your modules will run in the first or second semester.

Departments at CUT

Language Centre

Greek but also other language courses are available at the University´s Language Center.(French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian)

GREEK LANGUAGE COURSE

Incoming students are expected to attend the Greek Language course offered by the Language Centre of the University.

Greek language and Culture Course offers 4 ECTS (LCE 660)

RECOGNITION OF COURSES 

Incoming students and their home university receive an original Transcript of Records with all the subjects, corresponding ECTS credits and grades that were achieved during the exchange period.

Grading  Scale

 The grading system is numeric from 0 to 10 rounded to the nearest half unit and 5 is the passing grade. A student must satisfy the program requirements as described in the University’s prospectus corresponding to the year of entry:

Grade Point

Meaning

9.5 – 10.0

Excellent with Distinction (Άριστα μεΔιάκριση):

8.5 – 9.49

Excellent (Αριστα)

6.5 – 8.49

Very Good (Λίαν Καλώς)

5.0 – 6.49

Good (Καλώς)

I

Incomplete

P

Pass (non marked course)

W

Official Withdrawal of course

Calculation of Semester Grade Point Average (GPA)

For each course, the number of credits is multiplied by the numerical value of the ordinal grade received to obtain the Grade Points:
(Number of ECTS) X (Numerical (European) Value of the Ordinal Grade) = Grade Points

Then, calculate the semester grade point average by dividing the sum of grade points by the sum of the semester credits:(Sum of Grade Points) / (Sum of Semester Credits) = Semester Grade Point Average

Academic calendar 2017-2018

Erasmus Departmental Coordinators

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Insurance policy for Students who have received the acceptance letter:
Concerning health and safety issues, please note that all incoming students are to deposit the amount of 10,00 EUR prior to the beggining of the study period. CUT insurance policy covers undergraduate and graduate students registered at CUT for around the clock, 365 days a year, regardless of whether they are in the University Campus or anywhere else in the Republic of Cyprus. The compensation concerns death claims caused by accident , claims for permanent disability and medical expenses incurred by accident.

 The amount of 10,00 EUR will be paid via Bank Transfer to:

Name of Bank: Bank of Cyprus LTD
Owner of Bank Account: Cyprus University of Technology
Bank account: 0335-05-046698
IBAN: CY14 0020 0335 0000 0005 0466 9800
Swift: BCYPCY2N
Please make sure that the name, surname and your number of ID or passport is written on the receipt of the bank transfer. Please consider that the Bank might charge you additional fees for the transfer.

Kindly note that the amount of 10,00 EUR is not refundable.

In case of accident, the student should inform the Erasmus and the Careers Office, within 3 days via email  incoming@cut.ac.cy and careers@cut.ac.cy in order for the accident to be acknowledged by the insurance company. Please note that at times exceptions can be applied in a contract, and in case of an accident you should always get advice from the authorized officer via email at careers@cut.ac.cy

Description of different coverage: Benefits per person 

  

Benefit

Amount in €

Α

Death due to accident

€10.000

Β

Permanent complete disability

€30.000

C

Medical expenses for accidents

€5.000

After the company’s notification and within 30 days from the day of the accident, the student should submit directly to the insurance company the document titled as «ENTYPO APOZIMIOSIS (English)/ Claim Form » completely filled. The student should submit the claim and paperwork in an envelope (C/O Benefits Department Liberty Life), without any charge via any ACS courier shop or via the Erasmus Office. Please note that in the envelope it is required to send the attached form completely filled out,  including all receipts of payments related to the accident as well as all results of any diagnostic medical tests and investigations related to the accident.

Visa requirements

Do I need a Visa? EU Immigration Portal

Entry Visa/Residence Permit in Cyprus

VISA/ ENTRY PERMIT REGULATIONS FOR NON-EU STUDENTS

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE APPLICATION OF A STUDENT ENTRY VISA

We advise students to plan very early their application of a student entry visa in Cyprus. Please always contact both incoming@cut.ac.cy and the Migration Department as information may regularly change.

 

Student Life- Student Clubs -Sports 

Erasmus students can participate to various students clubs. The University also offers a complete programme of athletic activities.

Presentations will be given during the orientation week regarding the Students Clubs and Sports at Cyprus University of Technology.

 

International Erasmus Student Club 

Erasmus events are organized in colaboration with former Erasmus students of  Cyprus University of Technology. These events include parties, tours in Limassol, participation in Limassol Carnival parade etc. Historical and cultural tours are also scheduled for visiting archeological sights around Cyprus.

Join our Erasmus Team!