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Study abroad with Erasmus+ – the experience of a lifetime

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Aside from the educational, cultural and personal benefits, doing an Erasmus+ year can give your future career a definite boost.

With the EU's Erasmus+ study mobility programme, you can study for 3 to 12 months in one of the higher education institutions of a participating country.

To help you cover travel and living costs, you can apply for an Erasmus+ EU grant and won’t have to pay any fees at your host university.


Which countries offer Erasmus+?

All the EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as well as Partner Countries neighbouring the EU.


Who can apply?

To apply, you must be:

  • registered in a higher education institution holder of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education
  • enrolled in studies leading to a recognised degree or other recognised tertiary level qualification (up to and including the level of doctorate)

How to get started?

  • Contact the international and/or Erasmus+ office of your sending higher education institution to get information on specific opportunities, the selection procedure and financial support.
  • Check the Erasmus+ student charter, which sets out your rights and obligations during your period abroad.


During your Erasmus+ year

Going to classes and getting to know a different study system is a great part of your time abroad, but meeting other Erasmus+ students and dipping into another culture is also part of the deal. The Erasmus Student Network can help you with that, just find a local section close to you and see what they have planned.


At the end

At the end of your period abroad, your host institution must give you and your home institution a transcript of records confirming that you fulfilled the learning agreement and stating your results.

Your home institution must give you full academic recognition for completing the activities on your learning agreement using ECTS credits.

Published: Mon, 11/03/2013 - 16:30

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