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Virtual mobility allows students to participate in courses and programs of other universities without leaving their home university. Virtual mobility aids the collaboration amongst students and teachers from different countries and regions independent of their places of residence.

Virtual mobility programs are especially targeted to students who cannot participate in the traditional exchange programs due to various reasons (e.g. due to their professional or personal situation).

Virtual mobility programs can also be a good starting point for the physical mobility, for example, traditional real mobility Erasmus+ programmes.

Students` mobility allows them to promote not only intercultural competencies and foreign languages skills, but also skills for working in international teams and solving problems in multicultural environments (soft skills) include the following:

    • Personal skills such as self-organization and self-regulation, motivation and initiative, critical thinking and creativity;
    • Social skills which allow students to interact effectively both verbally and in writing form with others;
    • Leadership and teamwork skills which enable students to effectively work in a team;
    • Emotional intelligence facilitates the understanding of other people from different countries and cultures who live in different situations and have different life styles.

These competencies and skills are increasing valued by potential employers.

Compared to online courses platforms such as MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) and other online programs, MILETUS virtual mobility programs provide project-based learning (PBL) in which students can gain knowledge and skills by working on the joint project.

Students will experience working in the international, inter-institutional and interdisciplinary teams, together with the peers from other countries and universities, as well as looking at the problem from perspectives of different subject fields with common understanding of lecture topics.

Students will be working on innovative scientific topics under the supervision of professors from Partner Universities.

At the beginning of the virtual mobility run, research methodology video course and course of internationalization will be offered to the virtual mobility run participations. At the end of the research methodology course, a multiple-choice test will be held.

In order to start with the students’ joint projects, the topics will be offered by supervisors of Partner Universities. Students can choose from a wide range of topics related to research methodology course.

After been assigned to the groups, participants are encouraged to initiate a project in a group, to organize internal communication, to distribute roles and responsibilities for all group members, to define the project objectives and methods and finally to prepare and submit the project paper.

This will enable the participating students to apply research methodology knowledge learned during the preparation stage for solving practical problems. Additionally, the students will experience working in the multicultural teams, together with the peers from other countries, as well as looking at the problem from perspectives of different subject fields the participants can come from.

Upon successful completion of all the tasks of the mobility run (video courses, multiple-choice test and joint project) participants will be granted the certificates.

The information regarding each virtual mobility run you can find in the Call for applications. The duration of MILETUS virtual mobility programs is generally 45-60 calendar days.

The time spent on the virtual mobility run is splitted into the individual learning activity (15-25 hours for video courses and multiple-choice test) and joint project (100 hours for joint project (13-14 pages) or equal to 25 hours (3-4 pages) for individual contribution).

Course of internationalization will prepare students to work in multinational teams, improve their English language skills, develop soft skills and abilities, thereby helping them to conquer social and cultural barriers.

Research methodology course introduces the relevant tools of research process such as research design, research project drafting, the scheduling of the research process and scientific writing. All these will prepare students for research writing in their own scientific area.

The standard documentation will be provided to your home institution once the positive final evaluation will be received from your supervisor.

The final decision depends on national regulations and requirements of your home institution.

No, participation in the MILETUS virtual mobility programs is free of charge for students from partner universities.

The MILETUS virtual mobility programs are a part of implementation of the Erasmus + KA 2 Capacity Building in Higher Education project MILETUS, Student’s Mobility Capacity Building in Higher Education in Ukraine and Serbia (GA No. 2016 – 2562 / 001 – 001), co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

Yes, it is possible. If you have already participated in the MILETUS virtual mobility run and have interest in our future programs, you are eligible for participation in other MILETUS virtual mobility runs. Your application will be considered on the basis of the same criteria as applied to other candidates.

You are enrolled as a student in a full time Master programme or a Bachelor student of 3rd and 4th study year at the Partner Universities in Serbia and Ukraine.

You can demonstrate a satisfactory academic performance.

You have a high language proficiency in English (at least B1 – intermediate level).

You can demonstrate a high level of motivation to be enrolled the virtual mobility run.

Please see the Call for applications for more detailed information.

Fill the application form from the MILETUS website (https://miletus.mnau.edu.ua/) which includes the below documents.

  • Motivation letter in English.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) in English.
  • Enrollment certificate or similar document on current student status issued by home institution (English or local language of your home institution).

Please see the Call for applications for more detailed information.

Should you have further questions, you can contact the International Office of your Home institution.

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