Courses Blended Intensive Programme (BIP)

A Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) is a new modality of the Erasmus+ Programme, which involves a minimum of three Higher Education Institutions, from Erasmus+ participating countries, in the organisation of a course with the aim of promoting innovative ways of teaching and learning.

The course always integrates a short duration physical mobility component (5 to 30 days without counting travel days) with an online component (which can be before or after the physical mobility and without limits to the duration), with a minimum of 3 ECTS. For each BIP it is expected a minimum of 15 students, teachers or non-teaching staff from the partner institutions.

For the short-term physical mobility component, participants in the BIP of the Partner Institutions (not applicable to participants from the Coordinating Institution) will receive an Erasmus+ grant of €70 per day, allocated according to the number of days of the physical component of the BIP at the Coordinating Institution, whose minimum duration is 5 days (excluding travel days). The grant will be calculated based on the programme of the respective BIP and will be included in the final study contract signed between the HEU and the beneficiary before the physical mobility component starts. The grant will be paid after the student delivers the attendance/attendance certificate of the physical component to be signed by the Coordinating Institution where this component takes place.

Applications for this type of mobility must be submitted through the SIIUE, with the documents and deadlines listed in the Call of the respective BIP.

This course, framed within the European alliance EU Green, aims to contribute to better respond to the challenges related to water management, since the availability of water of adequate quality to meet environmental, economic and human needs requires an active management of water resources. This requires knowledge of all aspects of water management, considering also climate change and the effects of human activities on a constantly growing population. This course focuses on three particular aspects of water management representing three modules of study: Water interactions in the agro-ecosystem; Water quality and ecosystem integrity, water pollution assessment; Water and wastewater treatment.

The Democritus University of Thrace jointly with the University of Evora, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences offer their students the opportunity to participate in a Blended Intensive Program officially approved by the EU in the framework of the ERAMSUS+ 2021/2027, in which participants can contribute to making an islandmore sustainable. The 8th edition of the Summer School "SustainableSamothraki 2023", which will take place in Greece from July 11 to 21,2023, provides students with the opportunity to learn and apply social ecologyand environmental science approaches in one place, while supporting an ongoingresearch and transition process.