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Erasmus+

Outgoing Students

Criteria for entering the Erasmus+ programme for studies

  • Full time students studying for their Bachelor
  • Students who have completed 1 year of studies at UCLan Cyprus
  • Students who are in year 2 and year 3 (Level 4 and 5). This means applications need to be made in year 1 or 2.
  • Students who have an average of 60% or above
  • Good attendance. No less than 85% attendance at lectures.
  • Character will be assessed through lecturer feedback and the personal statement
  • Students may be interviewed by a panel as part of their application process.
  • At the time of expressing their interest to the Erasmus Officer, students must have no pending matters with the University (marks, library, finance).
     

Criteria for entering the Erasmus+ programme for traineeship

  • Full time students studying for their Bachelor or Master degree and up to a year of graduating.
  • Students who have completed 1 year of studies at UCLan Cyprus
  • Students at any year can apply
  • Students who have an average of 55% or above
  • Good attendance. No less than 85% attendance at lectures.
  • Character will be assessed through lecturer feedback and the personal statement
  • Students may be interviewed by a panel as part of their application process.
  • At the time of expressing their interest to the Erasmus Officer, students must have no pending matters with the University (marks, library, finance).
     

Countries included in Erasmus+ for student mobility

States of the European Union (EU)   

Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy,    Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden,        United Kingdom

Non EU Programme Countries          

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland,   Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey

 

Procedure for entering the Erasmus+ programme for studies 

  • Inform your Erasmus officer and your personal tutor that you are interested. This can be done in year 1 and year 2.
  • You will be informed about the partner universities or if you have a specific university in mind, inform your Erasmus Officer who can check the possibility of collaboration with that institution.
  • If you meet the aforementioned criteria you may apply.
  • The Erasmus Officer will send out an email to all students at an appropriate time to announce that the application process has officially started.
  • The application deadline is the 25th of January.
  • The student must complete the application of the host institution/apply to the company. The deadlines for this vary. Please speak with your Erasmus Officer to find out about institute application deadlines.
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in the Erasmus programme and additional funding can be requested for items such as special equipment, guide etc. Please speak with Erasmus Officer for further details.
  • Students will go on a study mobility for a full academic year. This may be from 8 – 11 months depending on the university you will be going to.

- Additional information can be found here:  http://www.erasmusplus.cy/default.aspx?articleID=5494

 

Procedure for entering the Erasmus+ programme for traineeships

  • Inform your Erasmus officer and your personal tutor that you are interested. This can be done in all years, including postgraduate students.
  • The minimum duration for a traineeship is 2 months and the maximum is 12 months. Typically students go abroad for 3-4 months.
  • Students are entitled to carry out their mobility for up to a year following their graduation as long as they have applied before their graduation
  • If you meet the aforementioned criteria you may apply.
  • The Erasmus Officer will send out an email to all students at an appropriate time to announce that the application process has officially started.
  • The application deadline is the 25th of January.
  • The students are expected to find their traineeship by themselves
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in the Erasmus programme and additional funding can be requested for items such as special equipment, guide etc. Please speak with Erasmus Officer for further details.
  • Students who are approved for a traineeship will need to find their traineeship by 31st of March. Failure to do so will result in losing the place and that place going to another student

 You can search for traineeships using the following links or searching using your own criteria:
www.erasmusintern.org
www.eurasmus.com 
www.praxisnetwork.eu
www.paragoneurope.eu for traineeships in Malta

Once a student has been selected to participate in Erasmus+

  • A Learning Agreement Form for each student individually will be agreed between the two institutions prior to the student going to the university. This agreement outlines the duration and modules the student will take.
  • The student must also sign the Grant Agreement Form which outlines the duration of stay, funding that will be received, how the funding will be received, includes whether the Online Linguistic Assessment Test will be taken and outlines what the student must do when they return (bring back the attendance certificate and answer an online questionnaire) in order to receive their final instalment.
  • Students must read and comply with the Erasmus Student Charter and the Institutional Erasmus Student Charter
  • Students must have insurance for their duration abroad. The minimum requirement is the European Health Insurance Card. ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559
  • Students are required to obtain Life insurance
  • The student must take the Online Linguistic Support Assessment Test in the language of instruction prior to going to the host institution. Only students whose first language is the same as the language of instruction at the home institution are exempted from this procedure. More information about the Online Linguistic Support can be found here

-Students who receive B1 or below in the Assessment test will have to take the Online Language Course that is offered by the Online Linguistic Support System

 

The application form for studies and/or traineeship will be available in December

The deadline for applications is the 25th of January

For more information please contact Erasmus@uclancyprus.ac.cy

 

Funding available to students who are approved to participate in Erasmus+

Students who are approved to participate in Erasmus+ will receive funding to assist with accommodation and living expenses. Students will also receive a one time travel amount.

The two tables below show the amount of funding a student is entitled to depending on the destination.

Countries

Funding per month

Group 1 Programme Countries with higher living costs: Denmark, Ireland, France, Italy, Austria, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway

750 Euro

Group 2 Programme Countries with medium living costs: Belgium,  Czech Republic,  Germany,  Greece, Spain, Croatia, Cyprus, Luxembourg,  Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Iceland, Turkey

700 Euro

Group 3 Programme Countries with lower living costs: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

 

650 Euro

 

Distance from Larnaca to country

Amount to be received

Between 100 and 499 KM

180 Euro

Between 500 and 1999 KM

275 Euro

Between 2000 and 2999 KM

360 Euro

Between 3000 and 3999 KM

530 Euro

Between 4000 and 7999 KM

820 Euro

8000 KM or more

1100 Euro