Within the Program Erasmus+/KA1 HIGHER EDUCATION

Deadline for Preliminary Applications (“Declaration of Interest”): 30 November 2016

The Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute in the ERASMUS+ framework hereby publishes a call for international Student Mobility with the University of Pisa supported by the European Commission through the project Erasmus plus KA107 International Credit Mobility to the University of Pisa IIA 2016-18.

Eligible participants

All PHD students enrolled regularly in the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute in Human Medicine 
Subject Area (or as foreseen in the IIA with Pisa) are eligible to present the Declaration of interest for the pre-selection

Activities supported

- 2 Student mobility for studies for PHD level at the University of Pisa (study period: 3 months)(as foreseen in the IIA with Pisa)
PHD programmes at the University of Pisa vary considerably with the scientific area. Some include organised activities, such as seminars, or inclusion in a research group; others are constituted by some common activities, but mostly consist of individual research. For this reason, since PHD candidates can be there for 3 months, it will be identify a supervisor to guide the candidate while he/she is there, and we invite all applicants to consult the on-line ECTS catalogue [] for information on the PHD (second cycle) courses which might be of interest. Being PHD mobility students you will be allowed to take these if if you wish.

Conditions to apply:

- Applicants must be active full-time students (1-2 Courses) on a PHD programme of the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute
- The Hosting higher education institution is the University of Pisa.
- Activities carried out during the mobility at the University of Pisa must be integrated into the applicant’s program/studies at the home institution
- The University of Pisa will issue a transcript of records at the end of the study period.
- The study period at the University of Pisa must be fully recognised by the home University in accordance with the terms laid down in the Learning Agreement.
- ERASMUS+ students do not have to pay tuition fees to the University of Pisa.
- There will be opportunity to apply for social aid and/or support for people having disabilities or special needs.
- Applicants are considered full-time students of the sending institution also during the study period abroad.

Selection Criteria:

The candidates will be selected on the basis of personal motivation, intercultural abilities, knowledge of English and academic excellence. (Among students with the same level of academic excellence and language knowledge, the most disadvantaged student from a poor socio-economic background or a student with special needs will be selected).


The mobile students will be awarded a grant for travel cost and for subsistence and expenses during the period of stay in Pisa:
The amount of the grant for travel is a unit cost related to the distance between the place of origin and Pisa
Calculated with the EU Distance Calculator:


The total individual support to study in Pisa (850 EUR per month) is related to the duration of the mobility and will be defined in the grant agreement that the student/s selected will sign with the University of Pisa before their departure.

How to apply:

The University of Pisa hereby invites PHD students enrolled in the partner Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute to present a “Declaration of Interest” in order to participate the selection for the Erasmus international credit mobility. The “Declaration of Interest”, presented using the form included in Annex 1 of this Call, should be given to their own Erasmus Coordinator. 
Documents to be submitted with the Declaration of Interest:
- Transcript of records at the time of applying: this is an official list certified by the home Institution of all the courses that the student have completed, including information about the number of credits and the grades he/she received.
- Language certificate (IELTS not less 6.0) or a statement proving that the student’s English (or Italian) language knowledge reaches the intermediate level.
- A Europass CV in English
- Motivation letter
- 2 Recommendation letters
- Any other useful information


The deadline for presenting the Declaration of Interest at the home Institution is  30 November 2016.


The first selected candidate for each mobility flow will complete his or her Application by preparing a formal Learning Agreement which includes descriptions of the activities to be carried out and of how these will be recognised by the sending Institution. The Learning Agreement will be furnished to the candidates by the Erasmus coordinator of the home university, who will assist them in completing it, so that it can be sent to the University of Pisa by 15 December 2016.

The final approval by the University of Pisa will be announced by 25 December 2016.

Call Published: 12/11/2016

Annex 1: Declaration of Interest
Annex 2. CV in Europass format
Annex 3. Declaration of Honour

Please download necessary documents in order to start Application here

 For further information, please contact the TPMI Erasmus+ Coordinator:

Innovation Centre (IC)

Tel.: 262-34-22

Local Tel.: 125