The Erasmus programme is funded by the European Union and it makes it possible to study with a scholarship at a university in another European country, on the same terms as the domestic students. You can also get a scholarship for practical training in a company or organization in Europe. Read more about the Erasmus scholarships by clicking in the menu to the left.
In the Erasmus Student Charter you can read about your rights and obligations as an Erasmus student.
Who can participate in Erasmus studies?
As a student in first, second or third-cycle studies, you can study full-time for three to twelve months at another European higher education institute with which your study programme has an agreement. In order to take part in an Erasmus exchange, you must:
- Be registered at LiU and meet the faculty's entry requirements for studies abroad
- Be able to gain credit for your study period abroad or receive recognition of your qualification via Diploma Supplement.
- Take language tests in your intended study language before and after your studies abroad if the European Commission offer you a test before the start of your study period. (No performance requirements, the tests are solely diagnostic.)
Most Erasmus students are registered on courses at the host university but it is also possible to gather empirical data for your essay/thesis without being registered on courses.
You can go abroad more than once as an Erasmus student during your studies. You can get scholarships for studies and/or traineeship for a maximum amount of twelve months per study level, that is to say twelve months each on bachelor, master and doctorate level. You could for example get scholarships for two months of traineeship and ten months of exchange studies during your bachelor and still have the possibility to study abroad with a scholarship for a whole year during your master level.
If you are studying at Linköping University on a Swedish Institute scholarship, please note that the SI scholarship is only valid for studies in Sweden. Shorter study/research visits to, or internships in, other countries may be approved, provided that they form an integral part of the studies performed in Sweden. However, any study abroad must be motivated by the student and supported by the supervisor before approval from the Swedish Institute can be obtained.
Last updated: Sun Nov 26 12:48:20 CET 2017