Erasmus+ Internship program applications

Author: OIP (Office of International Programs)


Office of International Programs is delighted to present a traineeship mobility experience via Erasmus+ Internship Program! Erasmus+ Internship enables you to spend an internship period of 2-to-12 months in an enterprise or organization in one of the Erasmus+ program countries.

Students can find more information on where to intern on our website.

Application Dates

Applications for Erasmus+ Internship program will be open between 10/05/2021-31/05/2021. For more information on scheduling, please check OIP’s Application and Selection Calendar

Internship Quota

Estimated quotas for Erasmus+ 2019 and 2020 projects are shown in the table below. It should be noted that unused quotas of faculties/institutes will be transferred to other faculties/institutes in case more eligible applications are received.

Quotas and estimated duration (min. 2 months) of internship might change based on the availability of funds and number of applications received. 

Faculties/ Institutes

Estimated quota (for approx. 2 months duration per person)

2019 Project

Estimated quota (for approx. 2 months duration per person)

2020 Project





































Internships must be finalized until May 2022.

Application Requirements

Minimum required CGPA 2.20 for undergraduate, 2.50 for graduate and postgraduate students.

Students will be able to apply for exchange programs with the following required language scores, even if the language scorecard is expired; 

-Koç TOEFL (TOEFL PBT): minimum 550- You may request the document from the Registrar’s Office

-TOEFL IBT: minimum 80

-IELTS: minimum 6.5

-KUEPE: minimum 60

In addition to these, Postgraduate students can apply for exchange programs using;

-GRE Verbal reasoning: minimum 135

-GMAT Verbal session: minimum 15

Application Documents

·      Acceptance Letter:* A 2-month-period acceptance from the host organization: Students are required to find their internship and receive an acceptance letter from the host organization in one of the program countries.*

·         Most recent transcript* 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. Only one document can be uploaded to the transcript field, please make sure you upload your complete transcript to your application. Students can use online tools to merge single documents into one document, if it is needed.

·         A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate*

-Koç TOEFL (TOEFL PBT): minimum 550 - You may request the document from the Registrar’s Office. An official document must be uploaded, a screenshot for Koç TOEFL will not be accepted. 

-TOEFL IBT: minimum 80

-IELTS: minimum 6.5

-KUEPE: minimum 60 - Students who wish to apply using their KUEPE scores will need to take a screenshot of their KUSIS homepage, where KUEPE scores are shown. If students have any technical issues with screening their KUEPE results on their KUSIS homepage, they must contact the IT department to solve the issue. Students can also contact the Registrar’s Office and English Language Center to get their KUEPE results as well.


·         Resume (CV)*

·         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

·Selection is done based on 50% Academic achievement + 50% 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

 For special cases of score calculation about applying to both Erasmus+ Study and Erasmus+ Internship program at the same time, please visit our website.

How to Apply

 Online application is done via More information and a demonstrative video for application are available on the program webpage.

Erasmus+ Internship Grant

Country Groups

Host Countries

Monthly Grant (Euro)

1st and 2nd group program countries

UK, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, South of Cyprus, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Greece


600 €

3rd group program countries

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

400 €

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. Participants should contact OIP for additional grant applications.

 Zero Grant Participation

Students are able to participate in Erasmus+ Internship 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.

Contact Us

Please send an e-mail to if you have any questions about the program. You can also contact our Outgoing Student Advisors by booking an appointment on their office hours. You can use audio or video calls on Google Meet for advising on exchange programs. To book an appointment with our outgoing advisors please click here.


Office of International Programs