Date: 21 January 2020

Applications For Erasmus+ Learning and Internship Exchange Programme

Applications will be accepted from 10.02.2020 to 29.02.2020 for our students who wish to receive education or do a traineeship for the Academic Year 2020-2021 at the agreement universities abroad within the framework of the Erasmus+ Exchange Programme.

Who can apply?

  1. Full-time students who are registered at a higher education institution’s formal higher education programme of any cycle degree programme (Associate/Bachelor, Master and Doctorate).
  2. a) Students registered at Bachelor’s/Associate Degree programmes who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.20 out of 4.00.

    b) Students registered at Master’s Degree and PhD programmes who have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 out of 4.00. 

  3. To be eligible for the Student Mobility for Studies, students must have the required workload of ECTS (30 ECTS Credits per Academic Term, 60 ECTS Credits per Academic Year and 20 ECTS for one term in three semester Education).
  4. If students benefitted from Erasmus+ and Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) during their current education period, the total duration of higher education mobility programmes must not exceed 12 months.

For internship mobility:

  1. During application, it is necessary for a student to bring an official acceptance letter.
  2. For a diploma programme, a traineeship is not compulsory. However, students must do their traineeship in an institution or organisation whose sectoral activities relevant to their vocational training programme.
  3. Students can do their traineeship in business institutions, education centres, research centres, chambers of commerce, trade associations, schools, foundations, non-profit organisations, organisations, organisations providing career guidance, professional counselling and guidance organisations, and higher education institutions.

How to apply? Where to submit the application documents?

The applications for the Erasmus+ Exchange Programme (Erasmus+ and Erasmus+ Internship that aims the exchange of students between the Higher Education Institutions around Europe) will open on the 10th of February and the deadline is February 29, 2020.

Duration of Student Mobility for Studies is 1 academic term or 1 academic year. Duration of Student Mobility for Traineeships is at least 2 months and not more than 12 months.

Required Documents for Registration:

  • Online Application*
  • Transcript (signed and sealed with current date)
  • Statement of Student Status (signed and sealed with current date)
  • Photocopy of Identity Card (or Passport)

* Annotation: Students can submit their application online by uploading the above-mentioned documents completely through the system

English Proficiency Exam for Exchange Programmes

Students who would like to study abroad, need to attend Written English Exam which will be held on the 7th of March (Saturday) 2020 in Acıbadem Campus and Speaking exam, will be held on the 14th March 2020 in Acıbadem Campus. The classrooms will be announced later.

To pass the exam and become eligible for the Student Mobility, Students must receive a minimum score from English exam (verbal and written exam results) corresponding to 50 (B2) level.

Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria and weighted scores to be used in assessing mobility applications are:


Weighted Score

Academic achievement level

50% (over a total of 100 points)

Language level

50% (over a total of 100 points)

Martyr and veteran children

+15 points

Students for whom there is a court ruling concerning protection, care or housing under the Social Work Act no. 2828

+10 points

Students with disabilities.

(During Application, the required documents must be submitted to the Erasmus Office)*

+10 points

Students who have participated previously (with or without grants)

-10 points

Participating in mobility in the country of citizenship

-10 points

Despite being admitted, not participating in the Student Mobility without informing in time about renunciation

-10 points

Applying for two Mobility Programme at the same time (The points are applicable for the Mobility Programme the students prefer)

-10 points

For those who are admitted to the Student Mobility:

Not participating in the meetings or trainings organised by the higher education institution regarding the Student Mobility without giving any excuse (Only applicable if they reapply for the Erasmus Programme)

-5 points

Not taking the language exam without giving any excuse (Only applicable if they reapply for the Erasmus Programme)

-5 points

Students are ranked according to their total scores, and placed in accordance with their preference lists and quotas of the universities.

List of Exchange Agreements

*Details regarding additional support and facilities for our students with disabilities.

Special Support for Needs for the Erasmus+ Programme

Within the scope of the Erasmus+ Programme, students can receive an additional grant to actively take part in activities regarding Education.

Students who have a physically, mentally or medically special condition, and wish to apply for Erasmus+ Programme are provided support, particularly as additional support, regarding guidance, reception, transportation, pedagogical and technical support.

Additional Grant

Students who have a physically, mentally or medically special condition can apply for an additional grant besides the monthly grant for Erasmus+ education and traineeship given for special access and transportation needs during the Mobility Programme. To apply for a grant for special need, students must state their possible additional expenses regarding their special needs, and physical, mental, or medical conditions.

Students must submit their request including the report for Erasmus+ additional grant for special needs to the Erasmus Office (For instance, if they request an additional grant for special needs because of a disability, they must attach the medical report (issued maximum 3 months before application) which includes the information about the disability and the level of the disability, or ID card for those with disability, and also medical report is required for those with chronic diseases.)