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Teacher Exchanges / Research / Staff

SEMP (ex-Erasmus) agreements signed between the University of Geneva and partner universities allow teaching staff to undertake exchanges in European universities. The conditions of the exchange depend on the nature of the agreement.

Please consult the UNIGE list of partner universities.

Financial support granted by the International Affairs Office:

  • Daily allowance of CHF 170 towards expenses, up to a maximum of 7 days
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses on presentation of receipts, up to a maximum of CHF 600

Eligibility

  • SEMP (ex-Erasmus) teaching exchanges do not involve research (see Euresearch)
  • Any member of the UNIGE teaching staff  (from assistant to full professor) can participate in the programme
  • The exchange must involve at least 8 hours of training
  • The training must take place over a minimum of 2 consecutive days
  • A "Mobility Agreement" must be established

Procedure

Please contact Mr Arnaud Waeber, mobility advisor in charge of teaching exchanges, to obtain the requisite notice and necessary documents.

The procedure is the same whether you are coming to or departing from the University of Geneva.

Administrative and technical staff (PAT) are eligible for short-term SEMP exchanges.

Financial support granted by the International Relations Office:

  • Daily allowance of CHF 170 towards expenses, up to a maximum of 7 days
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses on presentation of receipts, up to a maximum of CHF 600

 

SEMP (ex-Erasmus) Exchange - "Administrative and technical staff (PAT)"

Conditions of Eligibility:

  • Validation of the training programme by the supervisor and the host organisation
  • The host organisation must be a university, company, or other organisation active in the relevant training field and must be located in Europe (=EU, Norway, Turkey or Croatia)
  • Duration: from 3 to 7 days

Procedure

Contact the UNIGE International Affairs Office (Mr Arnaud Waeber) for notice and handing over of documents.

  • Discuss your project with your supervisor (including identification of best practices, training on a specific theme and new techniques, etc.)
  • Contact organisations likely to welcome you
  • Complete the training programme with your supervisor and host organisation: work tours, study tours, workshops, conferences, etc.