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International Bilateral Agreements (Non Erasmus)

Procedure

In order to create an agreement between UCM and universities or institutions at a higher level of education, certain conditions must be met when the above agreement is being established between:

1- Complutense University Initiative

or

2- a Foreign Center 


UCM Initiative

- COORDINATION AND PROCESSING AT UCM:


Vice-Rectorate for International Affairs and cooperation, through the Office of International Relations (agreements and scholarships Department).


Phone number: 91 394 69 21; Email: mjserna@ucm.es.

WHO CAN PROPOSE AN AGREEMENT:

Proposals can be presented by:

  • The authorities of a public or private University or research Institution.
  • Teachers related to any institution mentioned above. In this case, the initiative must have the institutional support of an academic authority (Rector or Vicerector) from the foreign university requesting the agreement.

- Process:

 

The institution or individual should send the agreement to the International Relations Office (can be sent through e-mail).

The agreement proposal should include:

  1. Reasons why the Institution is interested in the agreement.
  2. Overview of the foreign university describing the following information:  attached list.
  3. Information about previous contacts with the foreign universities, briefly describing the undertaken activities.
  4. Specific information stating the nature of the collaboration: faculty exchange mobility, student exchange mobility, research, research areas of common interest, etc. Regarding the funding of activities; the financial aspects of the agreement should also be stated
  5. Signed approval of a Complutense Faculty Dean who supports the agreement.
  6. Names and contact details of the person in charge of dealing with international agreements at the foreign university (International Office or similar). Complete the enclosed form.
  7. A draft of the final text proposed for signature, should the agreement be finally established.

This proposal will then be studied by the Vice-rector for International Affairs and Cooperation and the Permanent Commissions of Vice-Deans for International Affairs. The proposal will finally be submitted to the UCM Governing Council, and if approved the agreement will be signed.

Should the agreement need be signed in another language, in addition to Spanish, four copies will be required, two in each language.
The International Relations Office will be responsible of sending the text to the corresponding authority abroad and of its renewal or preparation of any additional documents.


INITIATIVE FOREIGN UNIVERSITY/CENTER :

COORDINATION AND PROCESSING IN THE UCM:

Vicerrectorate for International Affairs and Cooperation, through the International Relations Office (Agreement and Scholarships department).

Phone number: 91 394 69 21.  Email: mjserna@ucm.es.

 

WHO CAN PROPOSE AN AGREEMENT:

Proposals can be presented by:

  • Public or private Universities or research Centers
  • Teachers related to any institution mentioned above. In this case the request must be supported by the head of the institution, who should provide a draft of the final text that needs be signed, should the agreement be finally established.

 

The initiative must have the institutional support of an academic authority (Rector or Vice-rector) from the foreign university requesting the agreement.

- Process:

The institution or individual will submit the proposal to the International Relations Office (can be sent through email).

The agreement proposal should include:

1. Reasons why the Institution is interested in the agreement.

2. Overview of the foreign university describing the following information: attached list.

3. Information about previous contacts with the foreign universities, briefly describing the undertaken activities.

4. Specific information stating the nature of the collaboration: faculty exchange mobility, student exchange mobility, research, research areas of common interest, etc. Regarding the funding of activities; the financial aspects of the agreement should also be stated

5. Signed approval of the Dean of the Faculty / University rector that proposes the agreement.

Names and contact details of the person in charge of dealing with international agreements at the foreign university (International Office or similar). Complete the enclosed form.

This proposal will then be studied by the Vice-rector for International Affairs and Cooperation and the Permanent Commissions of Vice-Deans for International Affairs. The proposal will finally be submitted to the UCM Governing Council, and if approved the agreement will be signed.

Should the agreement need be signed in another language, in addition to Spanish, four copies will be required, two in each language.

The International Relations Office will be responsible of sending the text to the corresponding authority abroad and of its renewal or preparation of any additional documents.


  • Contact person(s) and contact details of the Department responsible for the procedure of establishing new student exchange programmes at the partner institution.

Should the partner institution need the agreement to be written in a language other than Spanish, there shall be four copies of the agreement (two in each language).

The International Relations Office will be responsible for submitting the document to the appropriate authority abroad, as well as any appendix to the agreement and future renewals.