EM Normandie

Erasmus + Programme

The Erasmus + Programme is an EU programme designed to encourage mobility in Europe among students, lecturers and all personnel of higher educational institutions.

The Erasmus + Programme is an EU programme designed to encourage mobility within Europe for students, lecturers and all personnel of higher educational institutions.  
The School’s strategy in respect of the scheme is detailed in the EM Normandie’s global Erasmus strategy document for 2014-2020.

The following countries take part of the Erasmus + programme:

  • EU member states
  • Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia  

Please note that Switzerland does not take part in the programme.  

Objectives of the Erasmus + Programme

The programme offers an opportunity to study in another European country for a period of three to twelve months. The host institution and EM Normandie must have signed an Erasmus + bilateral agreement. 

Both outgoing and incoming students will be offered:

  • A study period, approved by the home university counting towards the award of their degree via the ECTS credit system. Depending on the agreement signed between universities, student must select 30 ECTS credits worth of courses depending on their major.
  • Tuition waiver at the host university. However, miscellaneous charges be payable to the host university (such as administration fees, insurance, and transport). 

Information for incoming students

How to obtain an Erasmus + Grant?

International exchange students eligible to an Erasmus grant can apply through their home university.

What paperwork needs to be completed before beginning to study abroad?

Usually, universities require the following documents (this may change depending on the country):

  • Mobility contract
  • Learning contract
  • Student’s Bank Identification Details
  • Certificate of attendance 
  • Transcript of records after studying abroad
  • Report after studying abroad 

The International Development Department will help students during their stay at EM Normandie with administrative formalities such as their learning agreement and attendance certificate.

 What is the value of an Erasmus grant for incoming students?

Amounts awarded through the Erasmus grant depend on each university. Please refer to your home university's International Office for more details.

Disabled students: a special grant may be payable to people with disabilities, provided their disability causes them to incur additionnal living expenses. Students must inform the International Development Department prior to begining their international experience.

Information for outgoing students

How to obtain an Erasmus + Grant?

All students who are pursuing a programme of study in one of the Erasmus+ programme’s participating countries are entitled to grants. The criteria may be revised in future years in line with EU budgetary constraints.

The following items must be forwarded to the International Relations Office of your home university:

  • Mobility contract
  • Learning contract
  • Student’s Bank Identification Details
  • Certificate of attendance 
  • Transcript of records after studying abroad
  • Report after studying abroad

You must also take a language test before and after studying abroad on the Erasmus + OLS platform (Online Linguistic Support).

What is the Value of an Erasmus + Grant?

The amounts listed below only apply to the 2019/2020 academic year. The monthly value of the grant depends on the target country (areas defined by the EU). 

 2019/2020 Academic Year (academic semester with a university partner) U2 S1 BMI YEAR 2/3 M2 DD BMI semester 2 M1 S2
Zone Country Monthly amount  First installment (70%) Second installment (Feb, Mar 2019) First installment (70%) Second installment (Oct, Nov 2019) First installment (70%) Second installment (Oct, Nov 2019)
Zone 1

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Sweden, UK (except EM Normandie Campuses in Oxford and Dublin)

€280

€588 Depends on term dates (max 3 months) €1176 Depends on term dates (max 6 months) €588 Depends on term dates (max 3 months)
Zone 2 Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal €230 €483 Depends on term dates (max 3 months) €966 Depends on term dates (max 6 months) €483 Depends on term dates (max 3 months)
Zone 3 Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Turkey €180 €378 Depends on term dates (max 3 months) €756 Depends on term dates (max 6 months) €378 Depends on term dates (max 3 months)

Disabled students: a special grant may be payable to people with disabilities, provided that their disability causes them to incur additional living expenses. The student must inform the International Development prior to beginning the period of international study.

Students attending the following destinations cannot claim an Erasmus + grant:  

  • Oxford and Dublin Campuses
  • European destinations with tuition not waived

What paperwork must be completed before beginning to study abroad?

  • Register with the host institution with the help of the International Relations Service 
  • Possess an ID valid until December 2019 
  • Take the language test on the OLS Erasmus + Platform
  • Claim a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC/Carte Européenne d’Assurance Maladie)
  • Take out additional insurance (not mandatory but highly recommended to ensure that health expenses will be covered in non-EU countries.)

Elements required by the school's International Relations Service

  • A bank identity statement
  • A mobility contract
  • A learning agreement
  • A certificate of attendance
  • A post-expatriation transcript
  • A report to be completed to report on the expatriation
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get in touch
Alexandra Laasri
Alexandra
Laasri
International Development Manager
+33 (0)2 32 92 59 99
alaasri@em-normandie.fr