Student Mobility Guide (Outgoing Students)

There are different formats available for student mobility, and operational procedures for each one of these possibilities also vary. 
 
This guide presents the situations regarding the OUTGOING mobility, applicable to students from UFBA who wish to participate on a mobility program at other institutions abroad. In a similar way, information for students from other institutions, who wish to come to UFBA, is available on the Student Mobility Guide – INCOMING.
 
1) Undergraduate students.
 
a) Students regularly enrolled at UFBA, who meet mobility program requirements.
 
  1.  Students supported by AAI-UFBA funding.
  2.  Students with their own funding.
 
b) Students who come to UFBA on mobility programs.
 
  1. Students from partner universities.
  2. Students from universities with no partnership with UFBA.
  3. Students from the PEC-G program.
 
2) Postgraduate students.
 
a) Students regularly enrolled at UFBA, who meet mobility programs requirements
 
  1. Students for the sandwich program.
  2. Students for dissertation with a double doctorate degree (co-tutelle) programs.
 
 b) Students who come to UFBA on mobility programs.
 
  1.  Students for sandwich program.
  2.  Students for double doctorate degree (cotutelle) programs.
  3.  Students from the PEC-PG program.
  4.  Foreign students who intend to carry out the complete Postgraduate program at UFBA.
 
Operational procedures for application and selection for mobility programs
 
1) Undergraduate students regularly enrolled at UFBA, who meet mobility program requirements.
 

I) Students supported by AAI-UFBA funding should:

  • apply for the specific program at AAI-UFBA;
  • apply at the program’s specific website;
  • apply for the chosen university. Depending on the program regulations, this application will be possible after the disclosure of a positive result. In some cases, this application can be carried out at the moment of the program application;
  • plan the course components that will be covered abroad, with the acceptance of the collegiate for credit recognition;
  • wait for the foreign institution to accept the study program, and proceed with the necessary adjustments, in case the original request is not accepted;
  • confirm together with the collegiate and the AAI, the departure date and the expected date of return;
  • during the mobility period, maintain the status of a regular student at UFBA in exchange.
II) Students with their own funding.
  • apply for the specific program at AAI-UFBA;
  • apply for the chosen university. The application will be possible after AAI discloses the results of the selection process;
  • plan the curricular components that will be covered abroad, with the acceptance of the collegiate for credit recognition;
  • wait for the confirmation of the study program acceptance by the foreign institution and proceed with the necessary adjustments, in case the original request is not accepted;
  • confirm together with the collegiate and the AAI, the departure date and the expected date of return;
  • during the mobility period, maintain the status of a regular student at UFBA in exchange. 
 
2) Graduate students, regularly enrolled at UFBA who meet mobility program requirements.
 
Students for sandwich program should:
  • contact the supervisor abroad, with or without intervention of the course collegiate, setting issues like equivalence between the programs, term and workload expected for the course, theme of the dissertation/thesis, period of stay at UFBA and abroad, funding and costs, etc.
  • submit the project for the sandwich program for approval by the Course Collegiate, and then send it to the PROPG and AAI, for registration;
  • develop, under the Collegiate’s supervision, the expected activities mentioned in the signed agreement, paying special attention to the compliance with the expected periods of stay abroad and at UFBA;
  • during the mobility period, maintain the status of a regular student at UFBA in exchange. 
 
II) Students for a double doctorate degree (co-tutelle) programs should:
  • contact the supervisor abroad, with or without intervention of the course collegiate, setting issues like equivalence between the programs, term and workload expected for the course, theme of the dissertation/thesis, period of stay at UFBA and abroad, funding and costs, etc;
  • prepare a joint agreement in Portuguese and in the language of the hosting institution, that is in accordance with Resolution 01/2006 of UFBA’s Câmara de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação;
  • submit the agreement to the approval of the Course Collegiate, and then send it to the PROPG and AAI for verification, registration, and the Rector’s signature;
  • send the agreement for the approval of the foreign institution, to be signed by the university authorities and returned to AAI-UFBA afterwards;
  • develop, under the Collegiate’s supervision, the expected activities mentioned in the signed agreement, paying special attention to the compliance with the expected periods of stay abroad and at UFBA;
  • during the mobility period, maintain the status of a regular student at UFBA in exchange; 
  • submit and defend the dissertation/thesis within the time limit, which shall be defined in accordance with the rules of Resolution 01/2006;
  • inform SUPAC, AAI and CCCONV upon the conclusion of the joint agreement program, for registration purposes;
  • request one diploma from each one of the institutions involved.
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