Procedure on exchange

Erasmus + Programme

Key Action 1

International Credit Mobility Projects 

Reference guide for Applicants – Student Mobility

 

SAFAA has bilateral agreements with a series of foreign institutions within the frames of which it actualizes student exchange http://www.yafa.am/?page_id=2813

Below you can find the conditions and required documents for students who want to participate in the short-term exchange.

The student can apply

  • To study at a partner foreign institution for 2nd and 3rd years of Bachelor programme
  • To study the 2nd semester of 1st year and 1st semester of the 2nd year Master programme
  • In case he has a good academic standing: the GPA for Bachelor programme students must be not less than 3.4 and for Master programme students- 3.6
  • If he knows the required foreign language
  • Russian
  • English B1 level
  • French; A2 for Bachelor programme and B1 for Master programme
  • Italian; A2 for Bachelor programme and B1 for Master programme

Deadlines to be followed by outgoing students on exchange bases and within Erasmus+ mobility programme:

  • The SAFAA student must turn to the International Relations department through the period between February 1- March 1 for studying the 1st semester abroad, and as for the 2nd semester, he must apply between September 10- October 10.

Required documents:

The student must

  • write a permission letter-application to the Rector
  • submit a recommendation letter issued by the chair, dean or a teaching lecturer
  • submit a motivation letter
  • submit a portfolio (in a pdf or a power point format) containing 15-20 best works and their description (name, material, size, date) in English, or another language required by the certain institution.
  • submit a CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • two photos (passport size, 3×4 cm)
  • passport and its copy (the passport is returned immediately after it is compared with the original)
  • submit a transcript of records (requested from the students registrar department) and its notarised translation
  • language certificate based on the requirements of the certain foreign institution (see the language requirements above)

 

The requirements for the incoming students on exchange and Erasmus+ mobility programme

  • The student must complete the SAFAA application form with signature and send via e-mail to SAFAA e-mail address (the original must be taken when arriving) link to http://www.yafa.am/en/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Application_YSAFA.pdf 
  • The foreign institution sends all the documents of the student via e-mail, then by regular mail. The package of documents must include students personal data, faculty, specialty, and current academic year/semester, attach the student’s passport scan or copy, portfolio, transcript of records, motivation letter, recommendation letter.
  • The foreign institution and the incoming student chose from the SAFAA course catalogue the relevant subjects and sends back to SAFAA.
  • The foreign institution, the student and the receiving institution sign a trilateral agreement in 3 equal originals before the mobility starts.
  • The Erasmus+ student completes the application form composed and required within Erasmus+ programme.

 

After completing his mobility period at YSAFA, the student is given the following documents:

  • Transcript of records that contains all the courses taken at SAFAA with relevant ECTS, hours and grades and also the description of grading system is attached.

 

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