1. Erasmus+ exchange studies
Erasmus+ is a programme for universities, their students and employees. Its purpose is to support international cooperation of universities, enabling students to travel abroad for part of their studies and internships, promoting the mobility of university employees, providing universities with numerous opportunities to participate in projects with foreign partners.
A. Countries participating in the Erasmus + programme:
- 28 Member States of the European Union
- EFTA / EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway
- EU candidate countries: Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
- Swiss Confederation (cooperation suspended)
B. Erasmus University Card
The document entitling universities (and PAN institutes) to participate in the Erasmus programme is the Erasmus Univeristy Charter, issued by the European Commission. It is a type of certificate enabling university to apply for funds for specific activities provided for in the programme.
C. Universities participating in Erasmus+ have the opportunity to participate in three actions:
- Educational mobility
- Cooperation for innovation and good practices
- Support for reforms in education
More information: http://erasmusplus.org.pl/
2. Exchange conditions
A. Requirements for students
- completed the first year of bachelor studies
- at the time of mobilty, the candidate must have SGGW student status (cannot be on dean's, health or special leave)
- good knowledge of a foreign language (EU countries) confirmed by a certificate or a passed language exam organized by BWM. The language level is determined by the host university (depending on university - B1, B2 or C1); it must be a level that allows communication, reading texts, writing essays and active participation in classes
- good academic performance
- having additional funds to finance your stay. A student receives a scholarship for their mobility under the Erasmus + programme which aims to compensate for differences in costs incurred in Poland and during a stay abroad, and not to cover the costs of travelling as such. Therefore, the student should take into account the necessity of incurring costs related to their exchange.
B. Countries and universities you can go to
Students can travel to the European Union and associated countries. SGGW students can study at partner universities with which their home faculty has a bilateral agreement. To view the offer for your faculty, click Offer for faculties
C. Mobility period
Mobility for studies may last one or two semesters during one academic year in accordance with the academic calendar of the host university.
You can go to study and internship several times, observing the following rules:
- mobility - studies and internships - at each level of undergraduate / graduate / doctoral studies may not exceed 12 months
- in the case of continuous studies (Veterinary) the total mobility may be 24 months