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Please ■ m ak e u se of your pro fessional institutional or indiv u id al contacts wit h Hungary ; ■ or co ntact the H ungarian T e m p u s O ff ice which is happy to as si st y o u in partner sear ching. P le as e al so visit our ho mepage (www.tpf. iif.hu/tem pus).
How to fin d appropria te H u n g a ri a n partners to your Tempus III activities?
■ Find the approp riate Hungarian institution you wish to visit (see How to fin d approp ri at e Hungarian partners…?) . ■ Elab orate the w orkplan in close co-op eration. ■ Req uest a lette r of invitat from the H ion ungarian ho st institution and attach it to your IMG application (see d e ta il e d re q uirements in the "Guide for Applicants" ).
Hunga r i a n T e m pus e x in yo p e r i e u n r ce T e m p us I I I p r o j e cts?
Wha t so rt o f ro le may Hun garian p a rt ic ip a n ts undertake in Tempus III projects? Which p ro je ct ty p es may Hunga participants rian be involved in? Any o f th e 3 T empus III p roject types: project (see How to fin d appropri at e Hungarian partners…?) . ■ D e si g n th e role and ac tivities of the instituti on in detail and d e sc ri b e th em in your project application . If th e H u n ga rian instituti on wishes to join the conso rtium: ■ Re q u e st a le tt er of endors ement from the H ungarian in stitution and at ta c h it to you ro r p ject application (see detaile d req u ir e m e n ts in the "Gu ide for Applicants" ).
If the ro le of th e H ungarian inst itution is limit ed to h os t study visits in an NP project, no le tter of endor sement or invitation is required.
Pleas e re m e m b er that you can take the opport u n it y o f v isiting Hun as an gary IM G g ra ntholder on ly if you come from a beneficiary Phare or T acis countr y.
How to ma ke a Hunga rian institutio n h o st in st itution for IMG mobil your ity?
v is it s fr o m the benefic iary Phare or Tacis co untries (the IMG g ra n th o ld e r receives Te mpus fundin g to c o v e r his or her costs re la te d to th e visit; the host institu ti o n re c e iv es no Temp funding). us
Application s for imple menting th following ty e pes of proje ct may be submitted:
Tacis cou ntries: Armenia ■ A z e rb aijan ■ Geo rgia ■ Kaza khstan ■ K y rg yzstan ■ M o ld ova ■ Mon golia ■ R u ss ian Federati on ■ Tu rk menistan ■ U k ra ine ■ Uzb ekistan *According to the situa tion on October 1, 1999.
Hungary m ay act as a bridge between EU Me m b e r S ta te s and benefi Phare or T ciary acis countr ies. Accord in g ly , H u ngarian par ticipants may: How to inv olve individ ual H u n g a ri a n experts in y our JEP or NP?
■ d is se m in at e best practic e and outcomes fo cusing parti cularly on Tempus projects; ■ as si st b e neficiary co untries in jo in in g E u ro pean co-op eration networks li ke SOCRATE S/ERASM US Thematic N etworks.
■ In d iv id u al Hungaria n experts may b e in v o lv ed in eithe r JEPs or NPs. Bo th higher e ducation and non-ac ademic (esp . institution building) e xperts can be invited by the proje ct c o n so rt iu m (their indiv idual participatio n may be c overed fr o m th e JE P or NP pro ject grant). ■ H u n g ar ia n higher edu cation or non-academ ic institutio ns, org an is at io n s may also participate in JEP s o r N P s without Te mpus funding
- as h o st in st itutions for study visits within Networkin g Projects; or - as full m embers of th e project consortium .
■ Fin d th e ap p ropriate Hu ngarian expert you need in yo ur project (see How to find ap p p ro riate Hungarian partners…?) . ■ Desi g n th e ro le and activ ities of th e e x p e rt in detail an d describe them in y o u r project app ■ In lication. v it e th e e xpert to par ticipate in yo u r p ro je c t (please atta ch the le tt e r o f in vitation de scribing the role and ta sks of the e x pert to your projec t applicatio n). ■ A tt ac h th e curriculu m vitae of the expert to the proje ct application .
How to inv olve Hunga rian instituti o n s, o rg a n isations in JEP or NP your ? ■
Networkin g Project (NP) – aiming at ■ se tt in g up nation al, regiona l and internation al network s o f universities; ■ d is se minating b est practice and outcomes fo cusing part icularly on Tempus projects.
empus III at a Glanc e
F in d th e ap propriate H ungarian institution you need in your
Joint Euro pean Proje ct (JEP) – with 4 cla ssical strand s widely known thro ughout Eu ro pe from the previou s phases of th e programme : ■ U n iv ersity Manag ement JEP (UM JEP) ■ C u rr iculum Dev elopment JE P (CD JEP) ■ In st it ution Build ing JEP (IB ■ M ob il JEP) ity JEP (M JEP) – only beneficiary for Phare coun tries, Georgia, th e Russian F ederation and Ukrain e. Beside the beneficiary countries, institutions and individ uals
■ Hun g ar ia n h ig her educatio n or n o n -a c ad e m ic institutio ns, organisatio ns may also
See details on Tempus III activities a nd guidelin es on how to app ly in the ” G u id e for Applica nts 2000-2 001” (downloada ble from th e website of th e European Training F oundation: www.etf.eu .int).
What are th e aims of Tempus III?
Tempus III (2000-2006 ) is the latest phase of the Europe an Union aid program me promoting the re-structuri ng of highe r education in the beneficiary Central an d Eastern Eu ropean and Asian coun tries.
How to ap ply for Tem pus III grants?
Individua l Mobility Grant (IMG) – a iming at: ■ b u il d ing and de veloping networks ■ d is se minating b est practice and outcomes fo cusing part ic u la on Tempus rly projects. The eligible directions of mobility are: ■ E U çè beneficiary countr y ■ bene ficiary cou ntr y çè beneficiary countr y ■ bene ficiary cou ntr y è EU candidate c ountr y (e.g . Hungary).
Phare cou ntries: Albania ■ B o sn ia and Herz egovina ■ FYR of Macedo n ia ■ (C ro atia is expe cted to join programme the soon!) To encoura ge interaction and balanc ed co-operatio n between universities in the beneficiary countries a nd the Europe an Union; ● to con tribute to th e developme nt of the h igher education systems in the partner cou ntries and their interaction with civil so ciety and industry .
What other countries m ay participate in Tempus II I activities?
EU Memb er States (2 Member States must be involved in each institu tional project) ■ EU candidate c ountries of Central an d Eastern E urope (e.g. Hung ary)* ■ Non -EU G24 c ountries* ■ Cyp rus, Malta a nd Turkey *Tempus fu * nding is lim ited to covering th e participati on of individual experts fro m these countries.
The durati on of NPs must be 2 years, whe reas the du ra tion of JEP may be 2 o s r 3 years (i n case of certain ben eficiary cou ntries and JEP types o nly 2 years ). The maximum Tempus gra n t for 2-yea projects is r 300,000 EU R , whereas 3-year pro jects may re ceive maximum 500,000 EU R Tempus funding. The benefi ciary coun tries in Tempus III are those e x-socialist countries w hich have n ot yet signed an A ssociation A greement with the E uropean U n io n. The two group s of benefic iary countr are the foll ies owing (gro u ped by the aid program me providin g the financial ba ckground o f T empus in the given c ountr y)*:
representin g the highe r education and other se ctors of the follo wing coun tr ies may partic ipate in Tempus III activities: Which cou ntries have a beneficiary status in T empus III? What is Tempus III?
Tempus in Hungary Distribution of Running Hungarian Tempus Projects by Subject Area (1999-2000)
Tempus Facts and Figures in Hungary (1990-1999) Total Tempus Budget
Management and Business 5%
An Offer to Europe Tempus Institution Building in Hungary
Sectoral Distribution of Hungarian TIB Projects
Number of Hungarian TIB projects: 29
Expected number of re-trained persons:
Medical Sciences 7%
more than 5000
Total Number of
University Management 17%
■ Joint European Projects
■ Compact Measures Projects
Engineering and Technology 3%
■ Individual Mobility Grants
Humanities and Social Sciences 7% Information Technology 7%
Hungary-EU Student Mobilities more than 7000
Institution Building 48%
Hungary-EU Staff Mobilities
more than 9000
Sports, Health and Community Care 17%
Public Administration 7%
● representatives of ministries and other government bodies, the central and local administration;
Environment 7% Justice and Home Affairs 10%
● sports, land and agricultural administrators;
Regional Development 10%
● officials of public utility institutions;
The Contribution of Tempus to University Management Development in Hungary JEP_13539-98: To introduce a computerised library management system. Co-ordinator: Budapest
JEP_13363-98: To upgrade the management of the University of Miskolc with special regard to 7 major areas.
JEP_13352-98: To found an organisational unit for the management of alternating engineering education. Co-ordinator: Budapest
JEP_14369-99: Developing a European type of management at the integrated College of Nyíregyháza.
● smallholders, agricultural and food producers; ● nature conservation, rural development and tourism specialists; ● members of chambers and other professional organisations; ● health care and social workers;
● law enforcement personnel, etc.
Please visit the website of the Hungarian Tempus Office (www.tpf.iif.hu/tempus) to learn more about Tempus in Hungary.
Co-ordinating higher education institution Non-co-ordinating partners
Justice and Home Affairs
Sports, Health and Community Care
Sports, Health and Community Care Finance
Sports, Health and Community Care
Regional Development SZARVAS
JEP_14054-99: To develop quality university management and administration at the integrating universities of Szeged.
Justice and Home Affairs
TIB Sector National/Regional National centre of excellence Regional centre of excellence
JEP_13020-98: To strengthen co-operation between Hungarian universities and the industry; to define and implement new partnership strategies. Co-ordinator: Debrecen
Tempus Institution Building Centres of Excellence in Hungary
● financial and accounting specialists; ● engineers, architects and designers;
JEP_13144-98: To establish management units at the Federation of Debrecen Universities.
Hungarian Tempus Office, H-1438 Budapest 70., Pf. 508. Hungary Phone: (36-1) 343-0012, 343-0013. Fax: (36-1) 343-0164 Internet: http://www.tpf.iif.hu E-mail: email@example.com
* Note: 3 centres of excellence are established in IB_JEP-14385-99.