The applications of Erasmus+ European Mobility Program for Student Studies will be held between 21.02.2022 (around 18.00 pm) and 7.03.2022 (by 23:59 pm). The details of the application, agreement lists, and last years’ statistics can be found below.


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 (MA, PhD) 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.

Applicants must complete at least one semester at METU.

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 2022/23 academic year is 21.02.2022 – 07.03.2022. (by 23:59)

How to Apply?

Students apply online via

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 until 21.02.2022 and a final version will also be available on February 21, 2022):

** Please bear in mind that ICO is not responsible to announce all restrictions of the partner universities.  The information provided by partner universities are announced above.  The students cannot claim any right for the restrictions which are not written here.

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 for Exchange Programs

International Cooperations Office will discontinue holding English Proficiency Exam for Exchange Programs (EPEEP) based on the University Senate decision given on December 29, 2021. No EPEEP exam will be held starting from 2022. However, students interested in applying to ICO programs such as Erasmus+, Overseas Exchange or Mevlana will be able to bring any English language score taken within the last 5 years before the application period. These scores must be one of the METU recognized exams. Please check which exams are recognized by METU from the link and prepare your valid score. The online system will take your highest score if you select your available score to be counted for Erasmus+ application assessment and ask the system to do so. If not, you will be able to upload your language score which is recognized by METU on the application system which will be checked for the validity and eligibility by ICO and converted to METU IYS exam based on the table below. The table below will be used for conversion of METU's recognised exams into a grading scale ranging from 1 to 100, the highest score. Then the online system will calculate its 50% for the selection purposes (see Selection Criteria section) as explained below:

Equivalance Table for METU IYS to other English exams


Selection Criteria

According to the regulations of the Turkish National Agency, 50% of CGPA and 50% of the English language test score are considered 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
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.The proving documents must be submitted to the online application system during the application period.

-  10 points will be 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 will be 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.

To get these additional points, applicants have to submit their  official proofs until 07.03.2022 to International Cooperations Office via online application form.

-  10 points will be decreased from the overall score of the students for each participation of the Erasmus KA103/ Erasmus Traineeship.

- The students who apply for both Erasmus student and traineeship mobility will be expected to give priority to one of their choices. The preference will be indicated during the online application. 10 points will be decreased from the choice that is not prioritized.

1. and 2. Group Program Countries

Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein,

Norway, Sweden ,Belgium, Cyprus (Güney Kıbrıs),

Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Malta





3. Group Program Countries

Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,

Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia,Czech Republic, Crotia,

Slovenia, Serbia


2022-2023 Erasmus student mobility grants in Euros (monthly)

**The students who are economically disadvantaged and getting needles pension under the law numbered 3294 (Incentive for Social Solidary) will get additional funding (additional 100 euros per month)  after selection process. The student should submit the official documents to prove this situation.

In case of budget limitations, it is also possible to participate the program without receiving grant if you are placed to one of the available quotas at the end of the selection process. Those participants with zero grant have to fulfill rights and obligations of the program.

Students who would like to withdraw from the Erasmus programme should inform ICO about withdrawal decision latest by May 30, 2022. Please bear in mind that students who withdraw from the programme after May 30, except for the force- majeure cases, will lose 10 points their future Erasmus applications at the same study cycle (academic level).

Announcement date of application results: The results will be announced towards the end of March, 2022 (expected)



There may be some rules set by your departments. Below you can find some of them. Please check your departments’ web pages for further details:

Contact e-mail: 

Erasmus Information Sheet / Application for 2022-2023 Academic Year (Turkish)

You can ask your questions in information sessions that will be held online

The International Cooperations Office ICO is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


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