[Open Application] MEVLANA EXCHANGE PROGRAMME 2019-2020

BACKGROUND

Mevlana Exchange Programme is a mobility programme (inbound and outbound) funded by The Council of Higher Education of Turkey (YOK) for students and academic staffs or Higher Education Institutions (HEI) which have signed the Mevlana Protocol.

In 2015, Universitas Negeri Malang (UM) signed a Mevlana Protocol with Akdeniz University, Turkey. In 2017, UM received an invitation to collaborate in the same programme by another HEI in Turkey, Cankiri Karatekin University; hence, a Mevlana Protocol was signed with the university.

Having institutionalized protocols, UM is delighted to announce the application opportunity of Mevlana Exchange Programme 2019/2020 at Akdeniz University and Cankiri Karatekin University offered to students and academic staffs (lecturers, senior lecturers, professors). Students and Academic Staff are required to register through Office of International Affairs Universitas Negeri Malang to receive the scholarships or grants.

I. For Students

Mevlana Exchange Programme is offered for Universitas Negeri Malang Students at Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree or PhD Degree. They must register the programme through Office of International Affairs Universitas Negeri Malang.

The students will receive 1200 TL per month as a grant. One semester will take 4 months of academic activities. Eighty percent (80%) of the total scholarship will be given to each student at the beginning of their study. The rest of the grant’s payment will be determined from the ratio of total credits by comparing between courses successfully completed by the student to the number of obligatory courses taken by the student.

Note: Further information about accommodation will be explained at the campus dormitory.

A. Eligibility

1. Must be eligible to study at Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree or PhD Degree.
2. The minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) for Undergraduate Students is 2.5 of 4.00.
3. The minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) for Graduate Students (MA, PhD) is 3.00 of 4.00.

*Students attending preparation classes or scientific preparation programmes at graduate level are not eligible to participate in this programme during their first semester

B. Application Documents

1. Scan of Transcript of Grades in English (Legalized by the Faculty/BAKPIK)
2. Scan of Student Application Form: (Akdeniz University: http://bit.do/akdenizstudentform), (Cankiri University: http://bit.do/cankiristudentform)
3. Scan of Letter of Statement (http://bit.do/spmevlanastudent)
4. Scan of English Proficiency Certificate (TOEFL/TKBI/IELTS)

*Please translate the transcript and submit it to BAKPIK for legalization based on this link http://bit.ly/2SQe1DU
(BAKPIK is not responsible in translating the original transcript)

C. Field of Studies

1. Akdeniz University
    a. Bachelor’s Degree

1. Physics
2. Physics Education
3. Mechanical Engineering Education
4. Mechanical Engineering
5. Automotive Engineering Education
6. Building Construction Engineering
7. Civil Engineering
8. Culinary Education
9. Fashion Education
10. Informatics Engineering Education
11. Electrical Engineering Education
12. Electrical Engineering
13. Informatics Engineering

    b. Master’s Degree

1. Mechanical Engineering
2. Civil Engineering
3. Electrical Engineering
4. Vocational Education

     c. Doctoral Degree

1. Vocational Education

2. Cankiri University

     a. Bachelor’s Degree (6 months)

1. Mathematics
2. Biology
3. Physics
4. Chemistry
5. Business Studies
6. Economics
7. Geography
8. History
9. Sociology
10. English Language and Literature
11. English Language Education
12. Visual Art Education
13. Visual Communication Design
14. Dancing Art Education
15. Community Health Science

     b. Master’s Degree (6 months)

1. Mathematics
2. Biology
3. Chemistry
4. Business Studies
5. Economics
6. Geography
7. History
8. Sociology
9. English Language Education
10. Visual Art Education

     c. PhD Degree (6 months)

1. Mathematics
2. Biology
3. Chemistry
4. Business Studies
5. Economics
6. Geography
7. History
8. Sociology
9. English Language Education

II. For Academic Staff

Mevlana Exchange Programme is also offered for academic staffs of Universitas Negeri Malang. They are obligated to register the programme through Office of International Affairs Universitas Negeri Malang.

A. Eligibility

  1. All academic staffs of Universitas Negeri Malang are eligible to apply to this programme and take part in academic staff mobility projects. They will have education-training activities and will be transferred to Akdeniz University or Cankiri University Turkey.

  2. The academic activities planned should not be less than 6 hours per week. If they do not meet the total of hours (6 hours per week) of courses, they are obligated to join other academic activities (seminars, panels or conferences) as the consequences. One of the academic activities they plan should be lecturing. If there is no lecturing in their academic plan, they will not receive the Mevlana scholarship and will not be accepted.

B. Note

  • The mobility periods is two weeks and applicants only get to apply for once in one academic year. Also applicants apply to only one institution: Akdeniz University or Cankiri University, Turkey.

  • The programme will be in the period of September 1, 2019 until August 31, 2020.

C. Application Documents

  1. Scan of Academic Staff Application Form (Akdeniz University: http://bit.do/akdenizstafform), (Cankiri University: http://bit.do/cankiristafform)

  2. PDF of Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  3. PDF of Academic Portfolio (the documents report relevant to the chosen field of the study, projects participated in, projects carried out, planned projects and projects for courses given or planned

  4. Teaching Plan
  5. Scan of Letter of Statement (http://bit.do/spmevlanastaff)

D.  Scholarships Granted According to Academic Title

E.  Field of Studies

1. Akdeniz University

a. Physical and Engineering Sciences

2. Cankiri University (2 academic staff for each field of studies, 6 hours per week for 2 weeks)

a. Mathematics
b. Biology
c. Physics
d. Chemistry
e. Business Studies
f. Economics
g. Geography
h. History
i. Sociology
j. English Language and Literature
k. English Language and Education
l. Visual Art Education
m. Visual Communication Design
n. Dancing Art Education
o. Community Health Science

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download the application form or Letter of Statement
2. Make sure the size of the file is appropriate
3. Prepare all the required documents
4. Fill out the form completely
5. Submit the application form here (link)

IMPORTANT DATES

Open Application: 12 – 22 February 2019
Announcement of selection document: 25 February 2019
Interview: 26 February 2019
Announcement of Interview*: 28 February 2019
Announcement of Final Results*: April – May, 2019
*tentative

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