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Erasmus+ Study Third Call for Applications Are Now Open!

Author: Office of International Programs (OIP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erasmus+ Study Mobility Third Call for Applications

 

The third round of applications for Erasmus+ Study program for Spring 2021 semester is now open. Please read the content provided below carefully.

 

Application Dates:

Second round of applications for Erasmus+ Study Program will be open between 06/07/2020-31/07/2020. Please note that the selection will only be done for Spring 2021 semester.

 

Partners & Destinations:

The following list shows you the remaining quotas for partner institutions: please click here: Erasmus+ Study 2020-2021 – Third Call Partner Quota

Please take this list into consideration when selecting your preferences and checking remaining quotas.

Students are advised to check KU’s Institutional Partner List before the application period. Please be careful about the following:

  • Make sure to select the program type as Erasmus+
  • Select your Faculty and Department to filter the partner universities
  • Read the details on partner institutions’ web pages such as Departments/Colleges included, Fact Sheet, Course List, Language and GPA requirements, etc.
  • Once you have a list of possible destinations, please visit OIP for specific questions on partner universities.

 

Application Requirements:

  • Minimum required CGPA 2.20 for undergraduate, 2.50 for graduate and postgraduate students.
  • Language Requirement: Koç University Institutional TOEFL (550 PBT), TOEFL (550 PBT/ 80 IBT) or IELTS Score Card (min. 6.5) (TOEFL IBT home and IELTS Indicator Tests will also be accepted) The language scorecard must be valid (taken within two years). Students cannot apply with their expired language scores.

 

Application Documents:

  • Transcript of Records

 Registrar’s Office can issue your transcript online and send it to you via e-mail. Please request your transcript on KUSIS and ask the Registrar’s Office to send you your transcript online. Please upload ALL PAGES of your transcript as one single PDF file.

  • TOEFL or IELTS Score Card
  • Photo
  • Special Needs Statement & Proving documents (if applicable)
  • Substitutive documents for children of martyr and veteran people (if applicable)
  • Substitutive documents for students who are covered by the 2828 numbered Social Services Law (if applicable)

 

Placement Criteria:

  • 50% of your CGPA and 50% of Language Score
  • Previous participation in any Erasmus+ program in the same study cycle: -10 points
  • Disabled students receive +10 points if proving documents are provided in the application.
  • Children of martyr and veteran people receive +15 points if proving documents are provided in the application.
  • Students who are covered by the 2828 numbered Social Services Law receive +10 points if proving documents are provided in the application.
  • Students who want to participate in mobility programs in their birth country receive -10 points.
  • Not attending the required orientation/pre-departure orientations organized by OIP in previous Erasmus+ mobility exchange experience will result in deduction of 5 points.

 

How to Apply:

  • Online application is done via https://kuapp.ku.edu.tr . A demo video is available on the program webpage
  • Upload the scanned copies of application documents to Kuapp.

 

Erasmus+ Grant:

Erasmus+ Study program provides monthly stipend to students based on the table below. Koç University holds the right to determine the maximum duration for grant payment.

 

Countries In accordance with Daily Expenses

Host Countries in Mobility/Updates for Erasmus+ Projects after 2018

Monthly Student Mobility Grant (€)*

1st and 2nd Group Program Countries

Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Sweden, The United Kingdom, Iceland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Austria, Malta

500

3rd Group Program

Countries

Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Turkey, Croatia.

300

 

Additional Grant for Participants with Special Needs:

The allowances are offered when disabilities or health conditions lead to additional mobility costs, which exceed the maximum grant allocations allowed and which cannot be recovered from other sources. The grant covers approved actual costs. Participant should contact OIP for additional grant application.

 

Zero Grant Participation:

Students are able to participate in Erasmus+ Study program without receiving a grant. However, it should be noted that the student has to go through the same application & selection procedures and submit the required documents (before-during-after mobility) to OIP.

 

Additional Grant Opportunity for Students with Financial Needs:

Economically disadvantaged students who are selected for the Study Mobility will be paid an extra grant of 100 € per month from the study mobility budget, in addition to the amount of monthly grant specified in the grant table.

Students whose parents or themselves are receiving an allowance within the scope of the Article 2 of the Law on Encouragement of Social Assistance and Solidarity No. 3294 dated 29.05.1989 (29.05.1989 tarih ve 3294 sayılı Sosyal Yardımlaşma ve Dayanışmayı Teşvik Kanunu) can benefit from the opportunity of additional grant for economically disadvantaged people.

In order to benefit from the additional grant, the selected student must apply to the Office of International Programs (OIP) to submit the document indicating that he/she receives an allowance within the scope of the above-mentioned Law from the Provincial Directorate of Family, Labor, and Social Services (Aile, Çalışma ve Sosyal Hizmetler İl Müdürlüğü). Information regarding the way and the period in which the document is to be submitted to OIP will be announced to the students in the program announcements and/or via e-mails by OIP.

 

Please check the Erasmus+ Study program page for rules and detailed procedures. If you have further questions, please open an OIP track-it or send an e-mail to outgoing@ku.edu.tr.

You can also contact our Outgoing Student Advisors by booking an appointment on their office hours. You can use audio or video call on Microsoft Teams for advising on exchange programs.
To book an appointment with Gizem Güler, please click here. To book an appointment with Ömer Eskici, please click here.

 

Sincerely,

Office of International Programs