About Erasmus+ Program

About Erasmus+ Program

About the Erasmus Program

What is the Erasmus Program?

Erasmus program is a European Union program to encourage higher education institutions to cooperate with each other. Higher education institutions produce and implement joint projects with each other; It provides free financial support for short-term student and staff exchange. The aim of the program is to increase the quality of higher education in Europe and to strengthen the European dimension, as well as to encourage international cooperation between universities and exchange students and academics. Within the scope of the Erasmus+ Program, institutions provide financial support to their students and staff in varying amounts depending on the country they go to, but Erasmus+ is not a scholarship program!

What Does Erasmus Bring to Students?

  • Learning in a different cultural environment
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Foreign language development
  • Employability and professional development
  • International friendships
  • Personal development and self-confidence
  • It gives people new skills regardless of age and educational background.
  • Strengthens personal development
  • Increases employment opportunities
  • It provides a new career development.
  • It increases the student's self-confidence.
  • It increases the chances of finding a job in the future.
  • It adds a European dimension.
  • It gives experience abroad.
  • It provides the opportunity to promote their own culture.
  • It gives the opportunity to make new friends.
  • It helps to break prejudices by recognizing different cultures.

Erasmus For You

Learning Mobility

  • It is applied for the quotas in the current bilateral agreements of the faculty/department.
  • Part of the learning program is spent at the partner university.
  • Courses and credits taken are transferred, full recognition is provided.
  • Application prerequisites of the university attended must also be met, such as language requirement.

Traineeship mobility

  • It is aimed to gain professional experience.
  • It cannot be used for activities such as research, thesis, homework.
  • The student searches and finds the institution that will accept him.
  • Apply by receiving an invitation letter.
  • Academic recognition is provided.
  • By applying in the last year, you can go as a graduate.

Academic Recognition

Full recognition will be provided for courses taken and credits
Similarly, traineeship activities will be recognized.
Those of you who are successful in the courses you will take at the institution you will attend are successful here; Failures will be counted as unsuccessful.

A) Student/New Graduate Mobility to Program-Associated Countries The table of individual support grant amounts to be applied when sending students/new graduates to program-related countries is given below:

Country Groups

Receiving Countries

Monthly Grant Tuition (Euro)

Monthly Grant Internship (Euro)

1st and 2nd Group Program Countries

Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Cyprus, Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Greece



3rd Group Program Countries

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



B) Student/New Graduate Mobility to Countries Not Associated with the Program (International Mobility)

Within the scope of the new Erasmus+ Program KA131 projects, the details are in the grant agreement and its annexes.

International Mobility, which may be carried out as specified when sending students/new graduates to countries not associated with the Programme.

The table of individual support grant amounts to be applied is given below:

Country Groups

Monthly Grant Tuition (Euro)

Aylık Hibe Staj (Avro)

1-4 ve 6-13. Group Countries*



5. ve 14. Group Countries*



*The country lists of the regions are given in Annex-I.

Additional Grant Support for Student/New Graduate Mobility

Additional Grant Support may be provided to disadvantaged participants in addition to the grant they deserve. In order to be able to grant the said grant, the disadvantaged participant is defined as an individual with limited economic and social opportunities and who fits into the following sub-categories.

  • Those who are subject to Law No. 2828 (Those who have a protection, care or shelter decision by the Ministry of Family and Social Services pursuant to Law No. 2828)
  • Students for whom protection, care or accommodation decision has been taken within the scope of Child Protection Law No. 5395
  • Those who do not have other parent income and receive orphan's pension
  • Children of Martyrs / Veterans
  • Those who are granted a pension for themselves or their families (the student must submit a document proving that he or she received financial support from municipalities, public institutions and organizations (Ministry, Social Assistance and Solidarity Foundations, General Directorate of Foundations, Kızılay, AFAD) when applying for Erasmus. is sufficient.)
  • Disabled
  • Students who have one of their parents or their guardians, who are over 65, and who receive disability or needy pension within the scope of the Law No. 2022, dated 01.07.1976, on the Pension Funding of Needy, Powerless and Orphan Turkish Citizens and Disabled and Needy Turkish Citizens.

Credit and Dormitories Institution scholarships and similar scholarships, other grants, aids and scholarships in the nature of success scholarships, and one-time aids are not considered within the scope of said financial aid. The following amounts of Additional Grant Support can be provided to students who meet the above scope, upon their request and on condition that they document their situation, depending on the type of mobility.


Higher education institutions should encourage environmentally friendly practices in all Program-related activities, in line with ECHE principles. Encouraging the use of sustainable means of transport in mobility, replacing paper-based management with digital processes in line with European Student Card Initiative standards, taking more environmentally friendly steps when organizing Erasmus + related events, conferences and meetings are within the scope of environmental sustainability and green practices. Higher education institutions should promote and encourage opportunities such as green travel in this handbook to reduce the carbon emissions of students and staff who perform mobility and to reduce the environmental footprint of mobility.