INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIONS OFFICE


2018-2019 Erasmus + European Student Mobility Applications- ANNOUNCEMENT

The applications of Erasmus+ European Student Mobility will be held between 06.02.2018 and 20.02.2018. The details of the application, agreement lists, and last years’ statistics can be found below.

IMPORTANT

Please bear in mind that students:

-Must have METU course load of minimum 30 ECTS for the semester in which s/he plans to participate Erasmus Programme

-Must  take 30 ECTS course at the host university

-Make sure that 30 ECTS courses will be recognized by their departments upon successfully completion

-Graduate students who has  completed their course can also apply. Their courses taken abroad will be recognized as thesis studies.

 

Who can apply?

Applicants must be registered at METU as full-degree students at the time of application. They must also be able to continue studies at the same level (undergraduate, masters, PhD) at METU the following year, i.e. the year of the exchange.

Conditional Program (Bilimsel Hazırlık) students and students studying in the Department of Basic English are not eligible to apply.

Please note that:

Students can participate in the Erasmus program during their studies at the same level (undergraduate students can participate in the program during their undergraduate studies, master's students can participate in the program during their master's studies, PhD students can participate in the program during their PhD studies).

 

Start and End Dates of the Application

Application period for the 2018/19 academic year is 06.02.2018 – 20.02.2018.

 

How to Apply?

Students apply online via https://application.metu.edu.tr/?lang=TR

Applications are received only once a year and always for the following academic year.

Students can make maximum 4 choices from the available universities. Please bear in mind that it is not possible to change chosen universities after submitting the application.

 

Erasmus Agreement List Based on Department and Level ( will be updated till 06.02.2018)

 

Last Year's Statistics 

Information on Partners

Erasmus Partners

 

Minimum CGPA Requirement for Application

Undergraduate students who are considering to apply for Erasmus program should have at least 2, 5 CGPA and graduate students should have at least 3, 0 CGPA over 4, 0.

 

English Proficiency Exam for Exchange Programs (EPEEP)

English Proficiency Exam for Exchange Programs (EPEEP) for all applicants takes place after the online application period has ended. It is obligatory to take EPEE.

For the 2017/18 academic year Erasmus applications, the EPEEP will be held on 24 February 2018.

EPEEPis valid for two consecutive years and students who have taken the exam in the previous 2 years may apply with a previous score. This needs to be indicated on the online application. However, students are allowed to take the EPEEP only once a year and those who have already taken the EPEEP for the Non-European Programs application on 9 December 2017 will not be able to take the exam again for the Erasmus application in February.

The exam is organized by the Department of Basic English. Students who are not able to enter the exam due to a valid excuse should submit a petition explaining their excuse to the International Cooperations Office. Otherwise, their Erasmus application will be regarded as invalid.

 

Selection Criteria

According to the regulations of the Turkish National Agency, 50% of CGPA and 50% of the English language test score are taken into account in electing prospective Erasmus students.

Besides, before calculating the 50% of the CGPA, a coefficient is applied on the CGPA according to the applicants' department and semester information as below:

Student CGPA: 3.15

 

CGPA of the related department's students in the same semester with the applicant: 2.89
Ratio: 3.15/2.89 = 1.09
25*+1.09=26.09
Overall Erasmus application score: 3.15x26.09 = 82.18

*the convergent factor to calculate 50% of the CGPA = 25

 

-  15 points will be added to the overall score of the students who are  the childrens of martyries and veterans.

-  10 points will be added to the overall score of students with disabilities.

 

To get these additional points, applicants have to submit their  official proofs until 20.02.2018 to International Cooperations Office.

 

-  10 points will be decreased from the overall score of the students for each participation of the Erasmus KA103/ Erasmus Traineeship and Erasmus KA107 in the same study cycle.

-  10 points will be decreased from overall score of the students if they withdraw from 2017/2018 Erasmus program after 10 April 2017.

 

2018-2019  Erasmus student mobility grants in Euros (monthly)

1. Group Program Countries

Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom

500€

2. Group Program Countries

Belgium, Crotia, Czech Republic, Cyprus (Güney Kıbrıs), Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain

400€

3. Group Program Countries

Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia

300€

 

In case of budget limitations, it is also possible to participate the program without receiving any grant if you are placed to one of the available quotas at the end of the selection process.

 

Students who would like to withdraw from the Erasmus programme should inform ICO about withdrawal decision latest by April 10, 2018. Please bear in mind that students who withdraw from the programme after April 10, except for the force- majeure cases, will lose 10 points their future Erasmus applications at the same study cycle (academic level).

 

Contact e-mail: europeanmobility@metu.edu.tr 

 

Erasmus Information Sheet / Application for 2017-2018 Academic Year (Turkish)

 

You can ask your questions in information sessions that will be held in Solmaz İzdemir Hall ( Main Library Building)

 

06 November 2017 Monday 09.30-10.30
16 November 2017 Thursday 14.00-15.00 
24 November 2017 Friday 10.00-11.00

 

05 December 2017 Tuesday 9.30-10-30
14 December 2017 Thursday 14.00-15.00
25 December 2017Monday 10.00-11.00

 

04 January 2018 Thursday 9.30-10.30
09 January 2018 Tuesday 10.30-11.30
19 January  2018 Friday 14.00-15.00
24 January 2018 Wednesday 14.00-15.00