Who can apply to the Consortium for Erasmus Student Placement Mobility?
Full-time students enrolled in a Consortium Partner HEI at the time of application call are eligible to apply.
Partner Higher Education Institutions (in alphabetical order);
- Altinbas University
- Biruni University
- Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University
- Işık University
- Maltepe University
How will the Consortium make a difference for Students in Erasmus Internship mobility?
With the support of the consortium partners, the students will be supported from the start of the application period continued until final stage of mobility.
This support will enable students to improve themselves beginning from the internship search process, as well as their ability to communicate directly with the companies.
Additionally, an orientation program will be prepared with the support of all the partners, which will provide students with the highest quality of mobility and support to gain all the foreseen competencies.
The inclusion of the Consortium partners in the searching process of finding an internship place for selected students aims to match the expectations of the institutions with the expectations of the students.
Consortium partners provides only advisory services for students and does not provide any guarantees in finding an internship place.
Additional grants for students with special needs
Students with disabilities can apply for additional funding to cover the costs of their special needs.
For more information please contact the consortium representative.
Duration of Internship
Students may be placed in institutions to do an internship from 2 (minimum) up to 12 (maximum) months.
Students, under the condition of applying before graduation, may benefit from internship mobility after graduation.
In this case, they are required to complete the mobility of internship within 12 months following their graduation.
What are the selection criteria?
1. To be an enrolled student (Vocational School, Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctorate) in one of the Partner Higher Education Institutions.
(Students, under the condition of applying before graduation, can get internship mobility after graduation).
2. Suitability of the applications is determined by the National Agency by checking the minimum general grade average criteria.
- For Vocational / Undergraduate Students: min 2.20/4.00.
- For Graduate Students: min 2.50/4.00
3. If the beneficiary in the current learning stage (internship or study) has benefited from the activity before, then the total activity duration with the new activity should not exceed 12 months.
4. Foreign Language Exam will be carried out in accordance with rules of the registered university.
How to apply?
Students who are eligible under the selection criteria, must perform the following before the announced deadline;
- fill in the online application form,
- print out this form and sign it,
- submit the signed printout of this form and other requested documents to their home institution’s consortium representative.
Please click for the representatives of higher education institutions.
When to apply?
Consortium applications consist of a two-stage process.
Students have to bring their application form, transcript of records and one personal photo before the first stage application deadline, the acceptance letters must be submitted to the consortium representatives before the second stage application deadline.
Applications will be assessed according to the Erasmus Grade of the applicants.
The Erasmus Grade is based on 50% of the student Cumulative GPA and 50% of the Language Proficiency Exam. The Erasmus Grade influences the institution for internship and the allocation of grants for students.
Students will be sorted by their Erasmus Grade on the basis of their Faculty/ Institute/ High School. The following is taken into account when determining the Erasmus Grade;
|Childrens of martyrs and veterans||+15|
|Students with disabilities||+10|
|Students receiving protection under the 2828 Social Services Law||+10|
|Multiple participations (per each previous participation to Erasmus program||-10|
|Participation to Erasmus+ Student Mobility in the citizenship country||-10|
|Withdrawing from the program after the given deadline for withdrawal.||-10|
|Non-participation in spite of applying for English Proficiency Exam||-5|
|For selected students:
Non-participation of orientations or meetings organized by the HEI without any excuse (effective on the applicant’s next application)
Each partner university carries out its own internal evaluation process for the English Proficiency exam. Please contact the Consortium representative of your home University.
- Students can be placed to the placements founded by the Consortium or by the students themselves.
- Letter of acceptances delivered before the announced deadline will be evaluated by the Consortium Administration Board.
- The Consortium Administration Board can request any supplementary document to help determine the relevancy of the placement in relation to the student’s academic programme and the company’s credibility.
- Selected students will be announced at Consortium website.
- An Orientation Program will be provided by the consortium Partner Universities for selected Erasmus internship students before the start of their mobility.
- Detailed information on all administrative processes will be provided to the students during the orientation programme. Additionally, this program provides support through sharing best experience practices, workshop studies, and seminar sessions in the aim to improve the students’ success in internship mobility.
Students who are eligible to benefit from Erasmus Internship Mobility should prepare their detailed work program before the start of their training under the supervision of the Consortium coordinator at their home institution and the responsible person at their host institution.
Training Agreement should be prepared to cover the entire duration of the internship, as well as the work program, skills, qualifications and competencies must be specified.
Students who participate to the Erasmus Internship Mobility must indicate the amount of ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits that their internships will earn them in their Training Agreement. ECTS credit amounts for the Erasmus placement may vary from one student to the other depending on the total work done (total working hours in individual training program) by each student for the internship.
In Departments where there are compulsory internship periods, whether or not the Erasmus Internship is accepted as part of the compulsory internship is under the authority of each Department.
Additional documents may be requested from students by their Departments.
Grant Amount and Payment
- Grants are distributed according to the partner HEI’s quotas and selected students’ Overall Erasmus Grades.
- Willing students from among the selected students may benefit from the programme without receiving grants.
- Monthly Erasmus mobility grants for the following academic year are determined by the European Commission and the Turkish National Agency according to the national priorities and criteria.
- The Erasmus internship grants for each country according to their standard and cost of living index is provided in the table below.
|Country Groups||Countries||Monthly Student Internship Grant (€)|
|1st and 2nd Group||United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Southern Cyprus, Holland, Spain, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Greece||600|
|3rd Group||Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia||400|
- An agreement containing the relevant details of the grant will be signed with the student before mobility.
- Student’s grant is paid in two installments. The first installment rate is determined not to exceed 80% of the total grant and payment must be paid before the student’s departure.
- The second installment of the payment is made at the end of the internship period after the student submits the Certificate of Attendance. Depending on the mobility duration as verified by the Certificate of Attendance and (in exceptional cases) passport entry/exit dates, the total grant can be re-calculated and the second installment of the payment is made.
Erasmus placement students can only receive grants for the time period spent abroad.
- The host institutions may support Internship students with salaries, lunch, transportation etc. There is no problem for students in getting these supports.
After Internship Mobility
The students must submit the following documents at the end of their mobility period:
- “After the Mobility” 3rd part of the Learning Agreement for Traineeship should be completed at the end of the mobility period.
This part includes start and end dates of the training period, the tasks and responsibilities the trainee performed during the mobility period, the achieved competences as a result of the traineeship and the evaluation of the receiving organization at the end of the traineeship period.
- A Certificate of Attendance, signed and stamped by the authorized person within the host institution.
- The Online Linguistic Support (OLS) language assessment must be completed.
- Mobility Tool Final Report must be submitted.
- Student’s must complete and submit an evaluation of the internship organization form which will be sent to each student by e-mail.
Recognition of Training
- The students will be provided with a “Certificate” by the Consortium Administration showing the start and end dates of the traineeship period.
- The student’s performed traineeship is recognized by the home institution and recorded in the Transcript of Records and/or in the Diploma Supplement.