Date: 17/04/2024

The main list and the waiting list for Erasmus+ KA131 Short-Term Doctoral Traineeship application results can be found in this link ( The Results are also shared in the link below:

Application Results (PDF) 

(The application results are NOT the final version. The list may be subject to change according to the evaluation of the objections received during the objection period) 

**There will be an information meeting on April 24, 2024 (Wednesday) between 14.00-16.00 at KKM G Hall. In the meeting, information about the program will be given and the steps to be followed before mobility will be explained. Participation is compulsory.


If you would like to object to selection results, you should email a scanned petition to International Cooperations Office ( until 19 April, 2024. ICO will respond to the petition until 30 April, 2024 through the e-mail address indicated in the petition.


Selection Criteria

- According to the rules of the National Agency, the placement scores of the candidates in this program will be based on 50% CGPA and 50% English Language score.

-  15 points added to the overall score of the students who are the children of martyries and veterans. The proving documents must be submitted to the online application system during the application period.

-  10 points added to the overall score of students with disabilities. The proving documents must be submitted to the online application system during the application period.

-  10 points added to the overall score of the students who are who have been under protection by 2828 Social Services Law. The proving documents must be submitted to the online application system during the application period.

- 10 points added to the overall score of the students who themselves or their first-degree relatives receive aid from AFAD. The proving documents (the document which shows the AFAD aid could be downloaded from e-devlet system) must be submitted to the online application system during the application period.


- 5 points added to the overall score of the students who will do a traineeship activity that’s in scope of Digital Opportunity Traineeships (cybersecurity, big data, digital marketing, software development, social media management etc.). You can select this option during your online application and your acceptance letters will be examined by ICO to confirm that your traineeship is in this scope in content. The letters should clearly mention that the traineeship will be within the scope of a Digital Opportunity Traineeship to receive this extra point.

-10 points deduced from the overall grade of the students who have benefited from Short-Term Doctoral Erasmus applications. Even though the participants do not conduct their mobility yet; 10 points will be deducted because of being selected and granted before.

 -10 point deduced from the overall grade of those international students who apply for the countries that they have their citizenships.

 **To get these additional points, applicants have to submit their official proofs by 5.04.2024 to online application from e-Devlet. It is the applicants’s own responsibility to provide valid and reliable proofs.


Required Procedures for Awarded Applicants:

The list of documents that you need to prepare before your mobility will be send to your email by your ICO advisor. You can also find the list of documents from the link.

Participants who would like to withdraw from the program should inform ICO until 30.06.2024.  For those participants who inform ICO after the deadline, there will be 10-point deduction for their future application’s overall score.

10 points will be decreased from the granted participants for their next Erasmus applications (with European countries). Even though the participants do not conduct their mobility yet; 10 points will be decreased because of being selected and granted in this call.

 4. Duration of the Activities

Duration of the Activity

METU Rules:

In order to provide mobility opportunities for a higher number of students and because of the budget limitations at METU, candidates to be selected for this type of mobility within the scope of the existing Erasmus+ KA131 budget opportunities will be granted for a minimum of 5 days and a maximum of 14 days.

Program Rules:

Within the scope of the program, internship mobility can be carried out between a minimum of 5 days and a maximum of 30 days

The last day for the activity: 15.09.2024


Eligible Countries 

Program-Related Countries

Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Cyprus (Güney Kıbrıs) Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia, Czech Republic, Crotia, Slovenia, Serbia, United Kingdom

Non-Programme-Related Countries

Western Balkans (Region 1)  

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Montenegro

Neighborhood East (Region 2)

Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Moldova; Territory of Ukraine as

recognised by international law

South- Mediterranean countries

(Region 3)

Algeria; Egypt; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Palestine; Syria; Tunisia

Russian Federation

(Region 4)

Territory of Russia as recognised by international law


(Region 5)

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia, Laos,

Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka,

Thailand and Vietnam

High income countries: Brunei, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macao, Singapore and


Central Asia

(Region 6)

Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Middle East

(Region 7)


Iran, Iraq, Yemen

High income countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab



(Region 8)


Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau,

Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu,


High income countries: Australia, New Zealand

Sub-Saharan Africa

(Region 9)

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central

African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo - Democratic Republic of the,

Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon,

Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar,

Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria,

Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia,

South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Latin America

(Region 10)

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador,

Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and



(Region 11)


Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican

Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St

Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago

Region 12

United States of America, Canada

Region 13

Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City State

Region 14

Faroe Islands, Switzerland, United Kingdom.



5. Erasmus+ Grants


Daily Grant (Euro)

Up to and including 14 days of physical mobility

79€ per day

From 15 to 30 days of physical mobility

56€ per day


An individual support grant can be awarded for one travel day before the activity and one travel day following the activity.


Within the scope of Short-Term Doctoral Mobility, the following amounts of Additional Grant Support can be provided to participants with fewer opportunities.


Top-up Amount


Duration of Activity

Top-up amount for students with fewer opportunities

Up to and including 14 days of physical mobility*

100 € (per day)

From 15 to 30 days of physical mobility*

150 € (per day)

 * In this case, no additional support is given for the traineeship.


6. Erasmus Mobility without Grant (Zero-Grant)

It is possible to participate in Erasmus mobility programme without grant. Those participants who would like to participate in the programme without grant need to make application and their applications need to be evaluated as the others. Those participants with zero grant have to fulfill rights and obligations of the program.

7. Additional grants for disabled participants

For disabled participants, it is possible to receive additional grants to meet their specific needs. In order for the disabled staff to be given additional grants, the beneficiary higher education institution is required to request additional grants from the Turkish National Agency. The applications for additional grants should be made during the term of the contract, but in any case, up to 60 days before the contract end date. The Turkish National Agency will evaluate each application specifically and determine whether the additional grant can be granted.

For questions please consult:

Nur Seda Temur (+90 312 210 7177,