The Erasmus+ program

The Erasmus+ program enables study visits to European partner universities. With Erasmus+ students have the opportunity to study in another European country and to improve their social and cultural skills. In doing so, they get to know the academic system of a foreign university and benefit from its teaching and learning methods. The minimum duration is two months, the maximum twelve months.

Information film: Studying abroad with Erasmus+

Services provided by Erasmus+

  • Mobility grant (depending on the destination country)
  • Exemption from tuition fees at the host university
  • Simplified registration procedure at the host university
  • Academic contacts at the host university and at the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences
  • Support with the organizational processing
  • Support in language preparation, possibly promotion of a language course before studying abroad
  • Academic recognition of the academic achievements achieved abroad, in accordance with the services to be provided as agreed in the Learning Agreement
  • Erasmus+ scholarships can be combined with BAföG and German scholarships.
  • Students who take their children abroad as well as disabled students receive additional support.

Requirements for the host university

  • Study visit to a partner university with an Erasmus cooperation agreement (inter-institutional agreement)
  • The host university has a valid Erasmus+ University Charter (ECHE).

Application deadlines

  • Winter semester: March 15
  • Summer semester: August 15

After the application deadline has expired, there is usually a move-up procedure for Erasmus places that have not been allocated or not taken up (at the beginning of April).

Selection criteria

  • Matriculation
  • at least two completed semesters of study at the beginning of the stay abroad (does not apply to Master students)
  • Progress of studies
  • Study achievements
  • social commitment in / outside the university
  • Language skills (language of instruction and national language)

Important information on eligibility:

  • For the Erasmus+ scholarship, the nationality of the applicant does not matter. It is only important that the students are regularly enrolled for the entire study cycle at Ansbach University of Applied Sciences, i.e. not exchange students.
  • Please inform yourself in time if you need a visa. Further information can be obtained from the respective consulate or embassy of your target country.

Academic contacts for study visits

You can find an overview of the Erasmus representatives of the departments in the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences Fact Sheet.

Link to the application

Click here to apply: Erasmus+ Study stay (SMS)

The application must be accompanied by

  • Letter of motivation (max. 1 DIN A4 page)
  • tabular resume
  • a current overview of the grades
  • Certificate of matriculation

Further documents

All documents relevant to the program (Learning Agreement for studies, Grant Agreement, checklist for the process, experience reports) can be found in Moodle area of the International Office.

Further information on Erasmus+ study visits can be found at https://eu.daad.de/infos-fuer-einzelpersonen/foerderung-fuer-studierende-und-graduierte/auslandsstudium/de/