Any ammendment to the Educational Cooperaction Agreement (total hours, end date and/or payment) must be communicated to us within seven calendar days following the new date of the completion of the agreement.
We will issue a formal statement (a document that modifies the agreement) in which the changes that you have indicated will appear.
In the case that we are not sent the changes within this time limit, they will not be taken into account at the time the bill is issued.
If you wish to ammend the agreement in any way, you must communicate that to us be mail.
These are agreements to cooperate between the University and companies or institutions. Students acquire work experience, allowing them to complement knowledge gained at the University. At the same time, companies enjoy certain financial benefits
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS
Basic requirements for entering into an Educational Cooperation Agreement
- The student has to be registered in a current academic programme at the UdG, and have completed at least 50% of the credits which make up their degree.
- The placement cannot be for longer than 600 hours during an academic year (15 September to 14 September of the current year).
- The schedule must always be compatible with the academic commitments of the student.
- The placement and duties involved must be directly related to the student’s course of study.
Benefits to the student
- Acquisition of highly useful work experience
- Possibility of recognition of academic credits
- Possibility of receiving remuneration from the company
Possibility of developing a final degree project
INFORMATION FOR COMPANIES AND INSTITUTIONS
Points to consider when entering into an Educational Cooperation Agreement
- For Educational Cooperation Agreements involving remuneration: On termination of the agreement, the UdG will issue a bill to the company /institution for an amount equivalent to 10.7% plus VAT of the total payment made, to cover the cost of administering the said agreement
- The company/institution will retain 2% of the amount paid to the student in respect of tax regulations.
- The company/institution will nominate a tutor responsible for student monitoring and support. The teaching department will appoint an academic tutor.
- The company will issue a report at the end of the agreement on the student’s job performance.
- The law governing this agreement is contained in Royal Decree 1497/1981, ammended in Royal Decree 1845/1994 concerning educational cooperation programmes.
Benefits to companies
- Possibility of subsequent recruitment of a candidate already trained by the company
- Social Security exemption, since students are covered by student insurance policies Fiscal benefits of payment method.
- The relationship between the student and the collaborating body is strictly academic and is not a relationship based on or characterised by employment
MODELS OF EDUCATIONAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS
These models are for imformation only.
To enter into an Educational Cooperation Agreement it is necessary to have previously registered.