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Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility // Cape Verde


The Polytechnic Institute of Porto is coordinating the project Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (action Erasmus+ KA107 Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility between programme and partner countries) with reference 2019-1-PT01-KA107-060459 for cooperation with several countries. Under the scope of this cooperation it is planned a mobility of 4 Staff members from ESS | P. PORTO to University of Mindelo, with experience in the cooperation.

ErasmusInternational Credit Mobility (Project reference: 2019-1-PT01-KA107-060459)

Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility between programme and partner countries

Erasmus+ mobility grant for 4 Staff members from Escola Superior de Saúde – Politécnico do Porto, Portugal (ESS|P.PORTO) to  University of Mindelo, Cabo Verde



There is a growing connection between Universidade do Mindelo and the Porto School of Health – Polytechnic of Porto. University of Mindelo is an institution of higher education in the city of Mindelo, Island of São VicenteCape Verde. It was established in 2002 and started teaching on June 9, 2003. The cooperation between P.PORTO and the University of Mindelo (Cape Verde) has been active since the first International Meeting of the Lusophony Health Sciences Academic Network (RACS), which took place in March 2017.

The main purpose of this exploring visit is to identify country/institution needs, particularly in orthoptics and social inclusions areas; analyze undergraduate and master degrees curricula characteristics; determine strong pedagogical/research areas and experiences held in each institution; develop a proposal for future projects (i.e. teaching joint courses, development of joint research projects, or other); identify and explore other health related areas where international cooperation (including students’ mobility) will be developed; identify other international partners to involve in a larger project.


Number of Erasmus Mobility Grants +

4 mobility grant from 4 Staff member from ESS | P. PORTO to University of Mindelo.


Financial Support

The selected staff will receive support for travel (€ 530) and stay for 7 days including 5 days of work and 2 days for travel (€ 1260). Total amount per person: € 1790


Requirements to apply

Preconditions for applying for the fellowships are the following:

- to be staff from ESS | P. PORTO

- to be available to be in Mindelo (Cabo Verde) before December 31th 2021.


In order to apply for the grant, the candidates will have to send the following documents:

- Curriculum Vitae (in English language, 2 pages).

- Motivation letter titled “Why am I the right candidate to participate in this mobility” (maximum 1 page), including past experience in mobility programs and cooperation with Cape Verde – please include in the letter that you are available to be in Cabo Verde before December 30th 2021. 


How to send the application?

Applications need to be sent to the following email address:




Applications need to be submitted till 6th November (23h59)


Acceptance/Rejection of Applications

Candidates will receive 2 emails, one confirming the reception of the documentation, and another with the acceptance or rejection of the application.


Classification and Sequencing of Candidates

The classification and ranking of the Staff will be based in the following criteria:

A- Curriculum Vitae (0-20 points)

B- Management position at the School of Health (0-20 points)

C- Previous Experience in cooperation, particularly Portugal-Cabo Verde (0-20 points)

D- Motivation letter (0-20 points)

Candidates will be sequenced according to the decreasing values of the classifications. In case of the same classification to one or more candidates, firstly it will be given priority to full-time staff, secondly to the score in the criteria B+C and thirdly belonging to the Orthoptics Department. The priority will also regard the existing areas in the University of Mindelo.



Jury President: Prof. Nuno Rocha, Vice-President

Jury member: Prof. Paula Lopes, Vice-President (substitutes the President in case of impediment)

Jury member: Dr. Paula Teixeira, Administrator

Jury substitute member: Prof. Manuela Vieira da Silva, Vice-President

Jury substitute member: Prof. Miguel Saúde, President of the Pedagogical Council