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FUNDING RATES UNDER THE ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME – INTERNATIONAL CREDIT MOBILITY, HIGHER EDUCATION
FOR MOBILITY OF UMCS STAFF FOR TEACHING OR TRAINING (SMT) AND PRINCIPLES OF PAYMENT AND SETTLEMENT OF THE FUNDING IN THE YEAR 2019/20 (and 2020/21)

§ 1. Principles of determination of funding for mobility
1. UMCS Staff under Erasmus+ Programme - International Credit Mobility, Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as the Programme) may benefit from mobilities for teaching or training (SMT).
2. In the academic year 2019/2020 and 2020/21 UMCS staff wishing to benefit from mobilities, referred to in clause 1, may receive funding for mobility from the Programme, with reservation of clause 6, consisting of:
1) the individual support for the mobility according to the daily rates, referred to in clause 3;
2) a lump sum of travel support to the location of teaching or training and back, based on clause 5.
3. In the academic year 2019/2020 and 2020/21 the following rates of the individual support shall be binding for staff of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin under the Programme, with reservation of clause 4:

Group Receiving country and amount per day (for mobilities up to 14 days):
Group 1. Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Sweden, Great Britain (UK) = EUR 180.
Group 2. Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain = EUR 160.
Group 3. Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey; FYROM (former republic of Yugoslavia Macedonia) = EUR 140.

4. In the phase of allocation of funding for mobility under the Programme the amount of the individual support for a mobility shall be calculated multiplying the planned number of working days during the stay of staff at a foreign receiving institution with the daily rate defined for a country concerned, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, bank holidays and days planned for travel.
5. Funding for mobility shall be increased by a lump sum of travel support to the location of teaching or training, and back, of the amount in compliance with the so-called Distance calculator binding for the Programme:
Travel distance (acc. to the Calculator measured one way) and Lump sum of travel support there and back:
From 100 km - 499 km one way EUR 180
From 500 km - 1999 km one way EUR 275
From 2000 km - 2999 km one way EUR 360
From 3000 km - 3999 km one way EUR 530
From 4000 km - 7999 km one way EUR 820

§ 2. Principles of payment and settlement of funding for mobility
1. Funding for mobility, referred to in § 1 clause 1. shall be paid to staff before the start of mobility based on an agreement concluded between the University and an employee in the following manner:
- pre-financing shall be paid as the amount of the individual support of 100% of the total value resulting from the rates, referred to in § 1 clause 3.– the lump sum of travel support to the receiving institution there and back in a full amount resulting from the rates, referred to in § 1 clause 5.
2. Settlement of the final amount of funding for mobility shall be made based on a certificate from a foreign receiving institution with precise dates of execution of tasks, confirming their completion and the actual time of the accomplished teaching or training. Staff shall be obliged to provide, to the Office of the Erasmus Programme, all documents required for settlement within 14 days of the end of mobility abroad.
3. If the number of days confirmed by the certificate covered by funding is:
1) higher than the one set out in the agreement – the final (total) amount of funding under the individual support from the Programme shall not be increased;
2) lower than the one set out in the agreement - the final (total) amount of funding under the individual support from the Programme shall be appropriately reduced and staff shall be obliged to return an amount resulting from the reduction of funding.
4. In the event an employee resigns from mobility after payment of funding for the mobility, he/she shall be obliged to immediately return the received funds to the specified account of the UMCS not later than within 7 days of the date of the start of stay at a foreign university, provided in the agreement. The university shall make suitable corrections in the settlement of mobility.

§ 3. Final provisions
1. Settlement of funding shall be made by the Office of the Erasmus Program in cooperation with the Bursary of the UMCS.
2. Participants of the Programme shall not be subject to mandatory insurance based on article 6, clause 1 point 9a Act of 13 October 1998 about social security system, if in execution of this programme they did not sign additionally a commission agreement or other agreement, to which, according to the Civil Code, provisions concerning commission apply.
3. According to the regulation by the Minister of Finance of 15 October 2018 about withdrawal from withholding tax from physical persons on certain income (revenues) of income taxpayers from physical persons in the calendar years 2019-2023 this is to waive from collection of income tax from physical persons on account of scholarships for foreign mobility received under the Erasmus+ Programme.


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