Erasmus mobility is an educational opportunity for students of Turkish nationality enrolled at higher education institutions. Through this program students can study one or two semesters of their education at university in one of the countries of the European Union. In order for the mobility to take place, the Erasmus Bilateral Agreement must be signed between the relevant departments in higher education institutions. The Bilateral Agreement fall under an Erasmus University Charter (EUB) and it must be signed with one of the European Union’s member countries.
The Erasmus Program gives you the opportunity to experience living abroad, study in a multicultural environment, learn about different cultures, introduce Turkish culture to other foreigners, make new friends, become a student in a different school and see a different system.
Erasmus Programı size yurt dışı deneyimi, çok kültürlü ortamda ders işleme, değişik kültürleri tanıma, Türk kültürünü tanıtma, yeni arkadaşlar edinme, farklı bir okulda öğrenci olabilme ve farklı bir sistem görebilme olanakları kazandırır.
No. You can apply for the program in the first year but can only participate in the mobility in the fall term of the second year the earliest.
Our university determines the application period every year. To be an Erasmus student, you must apply online (check the deadline at the Erasmus Office official website)
There must be an inter-institutional agreement between the department where you study and the relevant department of a university in another country participating in the Erasmus+ Program.
Students enrolled in preparatory school cannot apply. Associate, bachelor, master and doctoral students can benefit from the exchange mobility program. The grade point average (GPA) for associate degree/undergraduate students should be at least 2.20 / 4.00.
The average academic achievement for Master and Ph.D. students should be at least 2.50 / 4.00.
In the assessment process; averages of Academic Achievement 50% and Foreign Language Knowledge 50% are taken into consideration and listings are done on the basis of departments.
When the conditions for participation in the Erasmus program are assessed, our students with disabilities are not discriminated against; on the contrary we encourage affirmative action for the benefit of our disadvantaged students.
No. You can only go to universities that have a bilateral agreement with our university.Click
for the list of universities.
Yes. As long as your GPA meets the minimum expected criteria. Having some missing credits will not prevent you from becoming an Erasmus student.
No. Erasmus + students pay their tuition fee to university enrolled in Turkey.
Erasmus educational mobility lasts 3 months minimum and 12 months maximum. Mobility activities that last less than 3 months are not covered by Erasmus Program grants. However, there is a 3months-period system in Europe, so some university programs in this case could be considered.
You can use the Erasmus program once or twice while obtaining the student status.
Monthly Erasmus + grants are determined by the National Agency before the beginning of the planned academic year.
The grant amounts for the academic
2014/2015 year are as shown in the table below:
1st Group Program Countries
Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom – 500 Euros.
2nd Group Program Countries
Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey – 400 euros.
3rd Group Program Countries
Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia – 300 EurosStudents are paid in 2 instalments. The amount of the first instalment is paid so as not to exceed 80% of the total grant. A contract is made for the first instalment before the student’s exchange begins. The second instalment is paid at the end of the exchange period, after the student submits the Student Final Report, Transcript, Recognition Certificate, Participation Certificate and Copy of their Passport. The total grant is recalculated according to the start and end dates stated in the participation certificate. Students can only receive grants for the duration of their stay abroad according to the Erasmus + learning schemes.
No, it is limited to monthly grant amounts determined by Erasmus grant countries. No allowance but this is given by our.
Before studying abroad, each student signs an educational mobility contract with the Erasmus Department Coordinator (3 originals; one for the student, one for the Erasmus Office and one for the host institution). In the contract, the names of the courses that the student will attend in the host university and their ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) must be written. The list of courses can be obtained from the visiting university. By downloading the course lists from the web page of the host university, the student can decide on the courses with the Erasmus Department Coordinator. In the contract; besides the student’s signature, there must be the signatures of the Erasmus department coordinators of both institutions, signatures of the coordinators of the relevant departments and the seal of both institutions.
Please send your application to the host university with the help of the Erasmus Department Coordinator and the International Relations Office by adding the necessary documents before the deadline. (The required documents vary according to the university you will apply to)
Complete your Learning Agreement with the help of your Department Coordinator and if possible, send it to the host university along with the application documents. (Note: The targeted course load for one semester of an Erasmus Exchange Student according to the EU Criteria is 30 ECTS. Please pay close attention to this)
Check your e-mail address that you provided in the application frequently. Universities you apply to will send all the information about the program to your e-mail address.
If the acceptance letter from your university is sent to your address, please provide the International Relations Office with its photocopy. Most of the Consulates request the original letter of acceptance for visa application process. For this reason, the acceptance letter sent to you by e-mail may not be sufficient. In this case, you should wait for the posted document to arrive. (You can find out whether they accept scanned signatures from the representative of the country you will be studying at)
IMPORTANT! Your grant will not be paid until the original copy of your Learning Agreement is approved by the host university and sent to International Relations Office! For this reason, make sure to communicate this with the university you are applying to. (Sending the document via e-mail is also acceptable)
Please go to the Consulate to apply for your visa, along with your acceptance letter, passport and all the necessary documents. (You can get information about the necessary documents for visa from that country’s embassy in Turkey)Open a EURO account from TEB Bank in Turkey. Submit your photocopy of your bank statement (pass book) to the International Relations Coordinator.Make sure you have your travel and health insurance, and leave a photocopy to the coordinator.
Give the photocopies of passport visa pages to the coordinator.
You will be informed when your guarantor documentation arrives. Please receive the document from the office. (It is required for your visa application)
Try to be there on the dates that the university states in the acceptance letter, and do not return until the semester is officially over. Check the courses you will take when you arrive and send the course changes within 30 days to the International Relations office by noting them in the Learning Agreement change page. (Remember to have the changes in the learning agreement signed by the host university). Before you leave the host university, have the attendance certificate, which proves your presence at the lectures. The attendance certificate must be signed at the end of the term. You should get in touch with the university staff in charge to send your documentation to the International Relations Office.
Fill in the Student Final Report Form that will be provided to you in order to receive the remaining amount of the Erasmus Grant.
The students who are found not to attend the courses, take the examinations and / or fulfill the responsibilities they are obliged to perform as students during the time they were abroad, are definitely not be paid the remaining amount of the grant. The decision about whether or not to deduct more than 20% of the total amount of the grant belongs to the higher education institution. In addition, students who fail at least two-thirds of the course schedule (total number of credits) determined in the Learning Agreement are considered as unsuccessful. Moreover, students who do not submit their documents to the University’s Erasmus office by the university’s deadline will not be paid 20% of the grants. The grants that are not paid despite being foreseen to be paid in the first plan and/or the grants that are requested to be paid back after payment is done are returned to the initial grant provider. Grant payment will not be paid in the case when the student leaves from the city / country where he / she is staying for more than one week for the reasons that have nothing to do with students’ learning activities, excluding holidays. Even if it has been done before, the grant is demanded to be paid back.Submit the Certificate of Participation to the International Relations Office.Submit the Transcript of Records to the International Relations Office.Submit the photocopy of the sealed part showing your departure and departure dates on your passport to the International Relations Office.
Submit the original Learning Agreement documents to the International Relations Office.
In order to apply for the Erasmus Student Internship, it is expected that students will have the internship approved by the institution that they find on their own. The internship and tasks should be related to the student’s current training area. Students in all departments have the right to benefit from the Erasmus Internship, regardless of whether the students have compulsory internship responsibilities. Considering the agreements to be signed, a bilateral agreement between the higher education institution sending and the host university is not necessary in terms of student placement. Individual student placement agreements that involve all parties will be binding.
You are required to apply along with the following documents on the dates that are announced by our university:
-Printed Submission Form
-The invitation letter indicating the duration and the subject of the internship from the higher education institution (must hold the “Extended” or “Placement Only” Erasmus University Declaration)
-Education Agreement (Before You Go)
-Short Curriculum Vitae (CV)
-Transcript (To be taken from Students’ Affairs)