Membership

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Who can become a member?

Eligible Association members are organizations active in mobility, including:

  • Intermediary Organizations active in providing services and facilitating student and staff mobilities
  • Sending Organizations with experience in learners’ or staff mobilities in different fields (school education, VET, higher education, adult education, youth)
  • Receiving Organizations providing placements or traineeships for student or staff in mobilities – e.g. enterprises, non-governmental organizations, training centers, research centers, etc.
  • Other key stakeholders in mobility, interested in participating in the definition and revision of quality criteria for mobilities – e.g. educational institutions, relevant public bodies at regional and national level, non-governmental organizations active in the areas of non-formal education, skills development, youth, etc.

Individuals are not eligible for membership in the Association.

Types of membership

The Association invites two types of membership applications:

  • Full membership: reserved for organizations that organize mobilities for their staff and students or act as Intermediary Organizations
  • Associated membership: open to Sending Organizations that do not organize mobilities on their own, to Receiving Organizations that provide training placements for mobility participants, and to other stakeholders in mobility.
Applying for membership

To become a regular or associated member, an eligible organization has to:

  • Commit to paying an annual membership fee or support the Association activities through in-kind contribution
  • Agree that its legal name and full contact details are placed on the Association’s website
  • Agree to announce its membership in the Association on its own website, including by placing the Association’s logo in a visible place and linking to the Association’s website
  • Submit to the Association’s Steering Committee :
  • A complete and accurate Association Membership Application
  • A signed Letter of Commitment to the Association’s Code of Practices
  • Evidence of the legal existence and activities of the organization (copies of registration documents)
  • A list of mobilities in which the organization has been involved. For newly created organizations, Statutes or other official documents demonstrating the organization’s commitment to engage in mobility-related activities should be submitted
  • Copy of documents that lay out the constitution and governance framework of the organization (governance levels, governance bodies, how decisions are made, mission, etc.)
  • A presentation, brochure, a leaflet or a relevant section of the website where its main activities and services are described
  • Templates of relevant forms and documents that the organization uses in relation to mobilities (template/draft Contracts, Learning Agreements, Training Placement Agreements, etc.)
  • Copies of key internal documents laying out the procedures and internal processes that the organization applies in mobilities or mobility-related activities, such as Selection of Participants procedure, evaluation procedures, safety monitoring procedures, risk management plans, management plans, etc.

In addition, to become a regular member, an eligible sending or intermediary organization has to also commit to maintaining a satisfactory quality of the mobilities that it organizes.

Commitment and role of the members of the Association

Members of the Association will commit to:

  • Support the Activities of the Association in view of contributing to achieving its objectives and fulfilling its mission
  • Promote the Association and its activities, and recruiting new members
  • Disseminate relevant results and achievements of the Association
  • Promote the quality standards in mobility developed and advocated by the Association
  • When relevant, to support the Association in evaluating new membership applications
  • Comply with the rules adopted by the Steering Committee for the use of the Associations’ name and logo, as well as of any products or services developed by the Association

Members' Rights

Full members have the right to :

  • Vote at all meetings of the General Assembly
  • Use the IntoQuality mobility application without any restriction for number of users or projects. Data on past projects will be kept in the application for minimum one (1) calendar year after the end of the project
  • Participate and to be regularly informed of the association’s activity
  • Launch new projects and other activities in pursuit of statutory objectives of the association
  • Participate in the association’s work and take advantage of its results
  • Benefit from the association’s recommendations, guarantees and support within the scope of his activities
  • Use the association’s business cards and graphic symbols for statutory objectives;
  • Receive a quality mark after the admission quality check by the Selection Committee

Associated members have the right to :

  • Use the IntoQuality mobility application for up to fifteen (15) students and up to three (3) projects and the data from past projects will be saved for up to six (6) months after the end of the project
  • Participate and to be regularly informed of the association’s activity
  • Benefit from the association’s recommendations, guarantees and support within the scope of his activities
  • Participate in the association’s work and take advantage of its results

Members' obligations

All members of the association are obliged to :

  • Accept without reservation the present statutes and to agree to the association’s objectives and general policy
  • Support the activities of the association in view of contributing to achieving its objectives and fulfilling its mission
  • Promote the association and its activities, and recruit new members
  • Disseminate relevant results and achievements of the association;
  • Promote the quality standards in mobility developed and advocated by the association
  • Comply with the rules adopted by the Board of Directors for the use of the associations’ name and logo, as well as of any product or service developed by the association
  • Pay the yearly membership fee