Have you ever tought about living in a foreign country and experiencing a new cultural enviroment? Have you ever wished to meet new people and learn another language? Yes? Then, studying abroad could be the answer! It is an outstanding and unique experience, which can make you grow as a person, from both the personal and academic point of view. Studying abroad could enrich your studies, make you acquire new abilities and increase your chances of getting a job. It's a chance to share your ideas and experiences with students from all over the world and a fun but effective way to develop your personality and communication skills.
Since 1987 The Erasmus+ Programme give to university students the possibility of studying or doing an internship in another country for a period of at least 2 months and maximum 12 months per cycle of studies. The programme is addressed to all the higher education students from after completing a 1st year of studies, without age limitations.
Each student gets a grant and the amount can differ from sending and host countries. The grant can often be complemented by regional or national grants.
Students going on exchange under the ERASMUS+ programme pay the tuition fees at their home university.
Before leaving, the participating student draws up the Learning Agreement, an official document that illustrates the programme of studies in the host university. At the end of the period abroad, the host university is supposed to draft for the student a document called Transcript of Records, which contains the completed studies' programme and the achieved results. These documents are legally valid and enure the complete recognition of the exams the student passed abroad. Further information on ERASMUS+ is available at the European Commission's website.