Application procedure for Free Movers

Students who wish to undertake a placement period at CUT as FREE MOVERS (meaning, on an individual basis, without a specific cooperation  agreement between the universities) will need to find an academic tutor/ Host Service at CUT who will agree to advise  and mentor them for the whole durationof their placement.

The academic tutor (university professor or othe Host/ mentor ) must fill out a Confirmation of Supervisor, and send it to the Erasmus Mobility  Office.

Once the Erasmus Mobility Office receives this Confirmation of Supervision (signed and stamped), the student will receive a link to register online to the CUT_Portal

All incoming students wishing to come to Cyprus University of Technology as Erasmus students must be also 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)

 

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

 

Documents that  must be uploaded on the CUT PORTAL

 

  • Training Agreement for Free Movers. While we are happy to sign partners’ Training Agreements, please make sure your students submit the correct version.
  • Recent Transcript of Records from home university
  • *Official proof of knowledge of English (e.g. IELTS, IGCSE, TOEFL etc)
  • Copy of Identity /Passport
  • *Copy of the European Health Card or other Health/Travel Insurance valid for the whole duration of stay
  • 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, 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.

 

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

us 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 beginning of their stay

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.