Application Procedure and Documents for training

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 university.

Your University has to nominate you by sending an email at incoming@cut.ac.cy (including student’s name, email, study level, planned placement period dates). Priority will be given to the Universities which maintain an Inter-Institutional Agreement with our University.

( If students are coming under a planned Erasmus Traineeship please refer to the specific  Traineeship title )

OFFICIAL NOMINATION PROCEDURE

The nomination must include the following information for each student:

FAMILY NAME

FIRST NAME

DATE OF BIRTH

GENDER

PERIOD OF STAY ( in dates)

VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS

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

ISCED SUBJECT AREA CODE/HOME DEPARTMENT

NAME OF THE SENDING INSTITUTION

RECEIVING SERVICE OR  DEPARTMENT AT THE HOST UNIVERSITY ( if students are coming under a planned Erasmus Traineeship please refer to the Traineeship title

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES

Erasmus+ exchange application documents must be uploaded on the CUT PORTAL by June 30th for students coming for Fall  and by November 15th for students coming for the Spring semester or during the Summer months.

ERASMUS+ APPLICATION DOCUMENTS to be uploaded in the CUT PORTAL 

  1.   Τraining agreement 2017-2018 – While we are happy to sign partners’ Training 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)
  4.    Copy of Identity /Passport
  5.   *Copy of the European Health Card and Health/Travel Insurance.
  6.    Official Nomination Letter

*Knowledge of English Language (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 other similar. In case these certificates are not available the students must present a certificate from their home university which verifies their knowledge of English Language up to level B2)

* The Training Agreement must be filled in cooperation with the student/graduate, the sending Institution and the host Departmental Coordinator at CUT. CUT Erasmus Office will sign the Training Agreement once it has been agreed, finalized and signed on behalf of the student and the sending Institution AND not before.

*Health / Travel Insurance It is essential to obtain the European Health Insurance Card, which will provide cover for emergency treatment in the case of illness or accident. In addition, students are strongly advised to take out private insurance, in order to cover medical expenses which may be incurred during the period at Cyprus University of Technology. This insurance should cover medical expenses and possible repatriation if necessary. No student will be allowed to undertake a placement period without this document.

For NURSING PLACEMENTS additional documents need to be uploaded:

Health Certificate for Practice
Request for clinical practice
Declaration of Honour

Students are also required to attach documents which certify their vaccination tests (the documents must be in English).

Acceptance Letter

Once we have received your application documents, they will be sent to the relevant department/service for approval. You will receive an acceptance letter from our office depending on the decision of the relevant Host Department/Service.

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.

 

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 non 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  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.

 Arrival

Please make the necessary arrangements with your Home University for your funding. Our Erasmus team will email you providing information concerning your arrival and starting placement day.

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