Formats of virtual mobility

There are three types of mobility: 

Physical mobility

  • short-term | long-term

  • synchronous 

  • one-campus | successive campi 

Online/virtual mobility

  • short-term | long-term | intermittent

  • synchronous | asynchronous 

  • one-campus | multi-campus 

Blended mobility

  • short-term | long-term | intermittent

  • synchronous | asynchronous 

  • one-campus | multi-campus 

  • [online mobility supporting phyisical mobility or physical mobility supporting online mobility]

These 3 types of mobility can be organised as 4 mobility formats:

Embedded mobility within a course

Description of format

Mobility can be embedded within a course through collaborative learning activities that are jointly designed by the partnership. 

Exchange curricula and exchange mobility

Description of format

Individual students choose an study abroad at a host university, according to an individual mobility arrangement for courses on which the host and home university agree.

Networked curricula and mobility windows

Description of format

Partners in a network of programmes in a certain study domain organize each a “mobility window” which can be followed by students of all partners in the network.

Joint curricula and integrated mobility

Description of format

One single, common program owned by a consortium of universities. Mobility flows for all students are integrated in the design of the curriculum.

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