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Turkey-Ankara: IPA — Technical assistance for Jean Monnet scholarship programme
2014/S 014-019814
Location: Europe (non-EU) — Turkey
Contract forecast notice
Services
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
Main object:
80521000 Training programme services — FA01 For educational use
Additional object(s):
80300000 Higher education services
1.
Publication reference:
EuropeAid/135378/IH/SER/TR.
2.
Procedure:
Restricted.
3.
Programme:
IPA.
4.
Financing:
IPA budget item 22.02.01 of the general budget of the EU (90 %) and national contribution (10 %).
5.
Contracting authority:
Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU), Ankara, TURKEY.
6.
Nature of contract:
Fee-based.
7.
Contract description:
The overall objective of the project is to support Turkey in its efforts towards accession by strengthening
Turkey's administrative capacity for the implementation of the EU 'acquis' by granting Jean Monnet scholarships
exclusively for academic studies directly related to Turkey's EU harmonisation process and the EU 'acquis'.
The purpose of the project is to develop Turkey's human resources in EU 'acquis'-related areas through postgraduate studies in EU member countries. In this way, young professional's perspective and perception of the
European integration process is broadened and the bonds between young Turkish professionals and those of
the EU is strengthened. The technical assistance will cover:
— promotion and announcement phase: promoting and announcing the scholarship programme through various
tools such as info-days, media, website, visibility materials, etc. during the implementation and assist the
potential applicants,
— selection phase: assisting the selection of scholars at 3 stages namely: administrative compliance and
eligibility check, written exam and oral exam; assisting the beneficiary to prepare the assessors pool,
— identification of relevant institutions: extending network with universities and other training institutions in
all EU countries and raising the awareness of potential scholars about the educational opportunities in all EU
countries,
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— placement phase: identification of suitable programmes for potential scholars, assisting the beneficiary
to evaluate the conformity of training programmes proposed by scholars, and dealing with the necessary
arrangements regarding placement of the scholars to those programmes; assisting the beneficiary and CFCU in
the preparation of the necessary documentation and award contracts of scholars,
— monitoring phase: providing back-up to the scholars in the EU countries for counselling, advice and
emergency situations; monitoring the scholars' welfare and academic performance during their studies;
strengthening the alumni network and reporting the contribution of scholars to the EU–Turkey relations and
promote it; organising networking events for scholars and/or alumni (such as certificate ceremony and study
visits to EU countries).
8.
Numbers and titles of lots:
The contract is divided into lots:
No, 1 lot only.
9.
Budget:
Maximum budget: 1 664 914 EUR.
10.
Intended timing of publication of procurement notice:
February 2014.
11.
Additional information
12.
Legal basis:
Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 of 17.7.2006 establishing an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance
(IPA) (OJ L 210, 31.7.2006, p. 82).
13.
Date of dispatch of this notice:
19.12.2013.
Remarks:
There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this contract forecast and the publication
of the corresponding procurement notice.
No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.
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