The Erasmus + Programme is an EU programme designed to encourage mobility within Europe on the part of students and 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 countries which participate are:
- EU member states
- Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Please note that Switzerland does not take part in the programme.
What Are the 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.
All partner universities are nationally accredited and some even boast international accreditations. You will enjoy:
- A study period, approved by EM Normandie that counts towards the award of your degree via the ECTS credit system. You must select Business Studies courses (30 ECTS/semester) as set out in the bilateral agreements signed between EM Normandie its partner universities.
- Tuition waiver at the host university. However, miscellaneous charges be payable to the host university (such as administration fees, insurance, and transport).
How Can You 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 for 2018/2019. 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:
- 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 2018/2019 academic year. The monthly value of the grant depends on the target country (areas defined by the EU).
|2017/2018 Academic Year (academic semester with a university partner)||U2 S1||BMI YEAR 2 M2 DD||BMI semester 2 M1 S2|
|area||Country||Monthly amount (max 3.5 months)||First instalment||Remainder in Mar or Apr 2018||First instalment||Remainder in Oct or Nov 2018||First instalment||Remainder in Oct or Nov 2018|
|zone 1||Austria, Denmark Finland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, UK (except EM Normandie Campuses in Oxford and Dublin)||
|€700.70||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 months)||€1401.40||selon les dates de l'année (plafonné à 7 mois)||€700.70||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 months)|
|Zone 2||Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey||€236/months||€578.20||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 months)||€1156.40||selon les dates de l'année (plafonné à 7 mois)||€578.20||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 months)|
|Zone 3||Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Malta, Rumania, Slovakia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||€236/months||€578.20||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 months)||€1156.40||selon les dates de l'année (plafonné à 7 mois)||€578.20||Depends on term dates (max 3-5 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 Campus
- JAMK (tuition charged to cohort)
- Babes-Bolyai University - Cluj (tuition charged to cohort)
- Kozminski University (tuition charged to cohort)
- EBC Berlin (tuition not waived)
- EBC Hamburg (tuition charged to cohort)
- Cesine Design and Business School (tuition not waived)
- U de Vic (tuition not waived)
- RISEBA (tuition charged to cohort)
- Alba Business School (no Erasmus+ contract)
- Luiss Business School (no Erasmus+ contract)
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 2018
- 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.)