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Government of Ireland Academic Staff Mobility Programme

Under the provisions of the national International Education Strategy (2016), the Irish Government is providing a special fund to support the mobility of teaching, technical, management and administrative staff.  This fund is open to those eligible categories of staff to engage in eligible collaborative activities with partners in eligible destinations.   

*Eligible categories for staff: Teaching, techinical, management & administrative

*Eligible collaborative activities include:

+ Preparation of joint teaching programmes,

+ Shared exploration on innovative approaches to inter alia a teaching pedagogy, student support activity, internationalisation of curricula, digital education & delivery

+ Development of new student mobility streams outward & inward

+ The exploration of new inter-institutional partnerships with individual countries

+ The advancement of a research concept to the application of funding stage

Eliigible destinations include those identified in the Government's International Education Strategy.  This does not preclude applications for other high potential destinations.

Duration of mobility: Minimum duration is 5 days, maximum duration is 2 months

Eligible costs: Return economy air fare and a per diem minimum of €160 will be provided

Application process: Applications will be made to the HEA via an online link provided when the call is live

Selection criteria:

  • HEI's should ensure that as a general principle, proposals align with the Government;s International Education Strategy
  • When framing proposals, the application should demonstrate:
  1. Relevance 
  2. Innovation
  3. Quality of mobility arrangements
  4. Quality of activity design and implementation
  5. Impact
  6. Sustainability

General information can be found at the HEA weblink at: Government of Ireland Academic Staff Mobility          

The DCU International Office will advertise by allcampus email when the next call is announced.