Introduction to the program between SFL and the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Science
The School of Foreign Languages of Shenzhen University and the Institute of Literary Studies of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, aim at promoting academic cooperation for the exchange of students, teaching staff/researchers and members of the technical-administrative staff.
SECTION 1 – PURPOSE
The purpose of this program is the furtherance of academic cooperation in the field of Literature, by means of the exchange of teaching staff/researches, post-graduate students, and members of the technical-administrative staff of each institution.
The parties inform each other of their plans of internationally relevant research projects and look for the possibilities of joint research.
SECTION 2 – GOALS AND FORMS OF COOPERATION
Forms of cooperation in the exchange of:
2.1. Teaching staff/researchers
2.1.1. Visiting Faculty Members/Researchers shall take part in conference, teaching and/or research activities, under stays which shall not exceed the extent of one academic year (two semesters).
2.1.2. Health insurance coverage must be arranged by the faculty member/researcher in his/her country of origin.
2.1.3. Salaries shall be paid by the institution of origin.
2.2. Post-Graduate Students:
2.2.1. Students shall be pre-selected by their home institution based on their academic excellence. The host institution shall be responsible for the final acceptance.
2.2.2. Students accepted by the host institution shall be deemed to be exchange students and shall be subject to all the rules and regulations of the host institution, and shall comply with them in the same manner as the regular students thereof.
2.2.3. Students participating in the exchange program must be able to communicate in English, but also shall be encouraged to acquire a knowledge of the language of the country of the host institution, at a level compatible with the activities they are to carry out.
2.2.4. Each student shall follow a course of studies jointly agreed to between the two institutions.
2.2.5. The student’s stay shall not exceed one academic year.
2.2.6. The institutions shall mutually agree to the number of students to be involved in the exchange program.
2.2.7. Health insurance coverage must be arranged by the student in his/her country of origin before his/her arrival at the host institution.
SECTION 3 – FINANCIAL SUPPORT
3.1. The faculty members/researchers involved in the exchange programs hereunder shall not pay fees to the host institution. The remaining expenses (travel, accommodations and the like) shall be borne by the faculty member/researcher, who may seek funding from external agencies.
3.2. The students involved in the exchange programs hereunder shall pay the academic fees, if any, at their institution of origin. The remaining expenses (travel, accommodations and the like) shall be borne by the student. The existence of this Agreement shall not imply any obligation of the institutions to provide financial support.
3.3. In the event of exchange of members of the technical-administrative staff, the expenses shall be borne by the institution of origin, subject to the availability of funds for such purpose.