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B

 Balance in cooperation

Both institutions benefit from the cooperation.

 Balance in mobility

Balance in numbers between incoming and outgoing mobility over a given period in time.

C

 Credit mobility

The mobility of an exchange student (for study and/or traineeship), who stays at a host institution for a period, during which she/he can carry out activities awarding academic credits, which are then recognised by the home institution (student receives at least 1 credit). This includes mobility in first, second and third cycle.

E

 Education project

Project funded by budget for development of education. The best known example is the Erasmus+ programme.

 Erasmus code

Unique code that is assigned to institutions that are awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) consisting of a reference to the country and city of the institution.

 Erasmus+ participant report

Student survey that all students participating in the Erasmus+ programme need to fill out in order to receive the last installment of their scholarship.

 Exchange agreement

An bilateral agreement where two institutions stipulate to exchange students and/or staff. There are agreements at institutional level, faculty level (Field of Education_broad) and programme level (Field of Education_detailed)

F

 Field of Education (broad field)

The ISCED fields of Education and training are used by UNESCO /Eurostat/ OECD to classify degrees into disciplines. A new classification was agreed upon in 2013 by UNESCO. The ISCED-2013 F classification comprises about 10 detailed fields of education (detailed level = four digits)

 Field of Education (detailed field)

The ISCED fields of Education and training are used by UNESCO /Eurostat/ OECD to classify degrees into disciplines. A new classification was agreed upon in 2013 by UNESCO. The ISCED-2013 F classification comprises about 80 detailed fields of education (detailed level = four digits)

I

 International cooperation

All sorts of international activities undertaken by two (or more) partner institutions

L

  Local administrator

User responsible for user management and data uploads for his/her institution

M

 Mobility tool

Reporting tool used by the European Commission and National Agency for managing Erasmus+ mobility.

P

 Participant Identification Code (PIC)

A unique identifier assigned to organisations that participate in projects and programmes funded by the European Commission.

 Partner institution

A formal bilateral agreement exists with another institution, organization.

R

 Research project

Project funded by budget for development of research. The best known example is the Horizon 2020 programme.

S

 SMP

Student Mobility for Traineeships (formerly Placements)

 SMS

Student Mobility for Studies

 Staff mobility

A staff member who travels to a partner institution for teaching, research, job shadowing…

 Study load

The number of credits taken per day. To calculate the study load: divide the total number of credits taken by the total number of days.

 Study success

The ratio between the number of credits taken combined with the number successfully completed