Hosting Agreement UCC No _____ between Accredited Research Organisation and Third Country Researcher In accordance with the EU Council Directive 2005/71/EC (OJ L 289, 3.11.2005) on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for the purposes of scientific research. This is a fixed term hosting agreement between the researcher specified in Section 1 and the Research Organisation specified in Section 4, solely and exclusively for the purpose of undertaking research specified in Section 3. The agreement expires, unless otherwise terminated, on the end date specified in Section 3 of this Agreement. SECTION 1 RESEARCHER DETAILS Photo Title: Mr Ms Mrs Dr Prof Gender: Surname: Forename(s): Date of Birth: DD/MM/YYYY Nationality: Passport No: Expiry Date: DD/MM/YYYY Home Country Address: Irish Address (if available): Relevant Qualifications: Awarding Body: SECTION 2 ACCOMPANYING FAMILY MEMBERS1 Surname: Forename(s): Date of Birth: DD/MM/YYYY DD/MM/YYYY DD/MM/YYYY Relationship to Researcher: Nationality: Passport No: Expiry Date: Home Country Address: Irish Address: Photo Photo Photo SECTION 3 RESEARCH PROJECT DETAILS Title of Research Project: Purpose of Research Project: Start Date: DD/MM/YYYY End Date: DD/MM/YYYY Gross Annual Salary: Sources of Project Funding: Amount of Project Funding: Note: Full details of the project from dated documents drawn up both before the project commences and during the project shall be retained by the Research Organisation. 1 Family Members in this case means immediate family members i.e. Spouse, natural children or children for which the researcher has official guardianship. SECTION 4 RESEARCH ORGANISATION Name of Research Organisation: University College Cork Address: 3 Elderwood, College Rd, Cork Contact Person: Bríona Ryng Position: HR Administrator Phone: 021 490 2364 Email: email@example.com Note: All research organisations must be accredited by the Office of Science, Technology and Innovation, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, before entering into a hosting agreement. Undertakings of Research Organisation 1. This agreement confirms that this research project has been accepted by the research organisation following consideration of its purpose, duration and the availability of the necessary financial resources. 2. This agreement confirms that the research organisation is satisfied that this researcher holds the appropriate higher education qualifications required to carry out the research project named in this agreement. 3. This agreement confirms that the researcher will have sufficient monthly resources to meet his/her (and where appropriate family members) normal living expenses and return travel costs without having recourse to Ireland’s social assistance system. 4. This agreement confirms that the researcher has sickness insurance for all the risks normally covered for Irish nationals employed by the research organisation. 5. The research organisation recognises that the hosting agreement will automatically lapse when the researcher is not admitted or when the contract of employment between the researcher and the research organisation is terminated. 6. The research organisation will promptly inform the Researchers’ Mobility Office of any occurrence likely to prevent the implementation of the hosting agreement. Undertakings of Researcher The researcher confirms that he/she undertakes to complete the research project under the agreed terms and conditions as outlined in this agreement and in the contract of employment between the research organisation and the researcher. I accept and understand the terms and conditions of the hosting agreement outlined above. Researcher Signature: Date: DD/MM/YYYY Research Organisation (Secretary) Signature: Date: DD/MM/YYYY Notes: Signatory for research organisation must be the Secretary to the governing body of the organisation or person duly authorised by the governing body to sign this agreement. Contract of Employment for the named researcher must be attached to this hosting agreement. Affix stamp or seal of Research Organisation: Part 5 Conditions for entry into Hosting Agreement (Article 6.2 of Council Directive 2005/71/EC) Research organisations may sign hosting agreements only if the following conditions are met: (a) the research project has been accepted by the relevant authorities in the organisation, after examination of: (i) the purpose and duration of the research, and the availability of the necessary financial resources for it to be carried out; (ii) the researcher’s qualifications in the light of the research objectives, as evidenced by a certified copy of his/her qualification in accordance with Article 2 (d) *; (b) during his/her stay the researcher has sufficient monthly resources to meet his/her expenses and return travel costs in accordance with the minimum amount published for the purpose by the Member State, without having recourse to the Member State’s social assistance system; (c) during his/her stay the researcher has sickness insurance for all the risks normally covered for nationals of the Member State concerned; (d) the hosting agreement specifies the legal relationship and working conditions of the researchers. * ‘researcher’ means a third-country national holding an appropriate higher education qualification, which gives access to doctoral programmes, who is selected by a research organisation for carrying out a research project for which the above qualification is normally required.