Who does what?
The supervisor and/or research groups have good international networks that the PhD candidates should make use of. They should also be able to convey direct contact with relevant professionals or academic environments. The contact concerning the mobility should take place between professors at the institutions, but the Section for Internationalization will help in the formalization of if needed.
If the PhD candidate has chosen an institution USN has no agreement with, it is the PhD candidate who must make the contact, with the support of his/her supervisor.
The PhD coordinator must be kept up-to-date on the process, and know the purpose and time perspective of the stay abroad. The coordinator is responsible for updating the Educational Plan. A Learning Agreement must signed, which will clarify the academic arrangement of the stay.