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Thinking about the Erasmus programme? – What to do if you wish to leave already in autumn next year?

This article collects the key deadlines and practical information on foreign partial training for Corvinus students.

In the midst of all the difficulties generated by the coronavirus, you may have a number of questions about foreign trips and longer stays abroad. However, even if you wish to spend only one term abroad during your Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral training in the academic year of 2021/22 in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, you have to apply for it already now. This article collects the key deadlines and practical information on foreign partial training for Corvinus students.

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What is Erasmus+ and what do we mean by partial training?

Erasmus+ is the European Commission’s mobility programmeestablished for students, it allows you to spend minimum 3 and maximum 12months abroad in the framework of academic or internship mobility.

The programme offers scholarship support for the period spentabroad, the rate of which is determined by the host country, the duration ofthe mobility and other factors. You can find more detailed information aboutthis topic on the Tempus Public Foundation’s website . If you apply for abilateral place and you win, Corvinus will provide you with only a place at thepartner university, but no financial support.

Process of the academic mobility application

While applications for the programme supporting foreign internshipare accepted continuously, academic mobility follows certain time schedules.This process and its conditions are described below for the students ofCorvinus. You can find more informationabout the partner institutions of Corvinus and the available places at thefollowing link.

This year the application process is conducted completely on-line,students of the Corvinus University of Budapest may apply through the Neptun.You may submit your application for the mobility period of the academic year of2021/22 in the Neptun system, under the Administration menu point, Applicationssubmenu. Check out the current invitation for applicationson the website to see whatshould be submitted, and follow the uploaded official checklist, too.

In order to be able to apply for an Erasmus+ foreign partialtraining, your average grades should be at least 3.0, you should have at leasttwo completed terms before the planned date of the trip, and you should have atleast one B2 language proficiency certificate. Otherwise your application isautomatically rejected.

Another important condition is that until the completion – inaddition to the specialised seminars and the mandatory internships – you shouldhave minimum 21 credits left for the term you spend abroad. It means you haveto successfully complete at least 21 credits abroad if you do not wish to repayyour mobility scholarship.

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the largestEuropean student organisation that is present at the Corvinus, it helpsstudents in finding academic and other possibilities. Find out more about theiractivities if you are seriously interested in Erasmus.

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Assessment takes place with a given scoring system, in which thefollowing factors are considered.

  • Average academic achievement
  • Language proficiency examsuploaded to Neptun (Only exams included in the Neptun system will be consideredin the application!)
  • Motivation letters(To-the-point motivation letters written to the given university, describingwhat subject you wish to study there. It is worth writing motivation letters tothe universities specified in the first three positions.)
  • Other professional activities(e.g. Scientific Student Conference (TDK), competitions, membership in studentorganisations)

Following the submission of your application, you will be informedin e-mail about your scores considered. If you wish to lodge an appeal aboutthe decision, you have one week to do so. After that, places are distributedamong students studying the same disciplines based on their final scores. Thedetailed description of the process and the application can be found in the pdfavailable here.

Deadline for submitting the applications: from 9.00 on 9 November2020 (Monday) to 12.00 on 27 November 2020 (Friday).

If you apply for the Erasmus as a Corvinus student, startcollecting information on the website of the university! The official Erasmus+ foreign study mobility guide gives you alot of information on the submission of the applications and the subsequentprocesses, it is available here.

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 Supplementary options

The financing of foreign partial trainings may be extended withsocial assistance, too, this is assessed on the basis of the submission of theErasmus+ application, but independently of that. Students with disabilities andpermanently ill students or socially disadvantaged students may apply foradditional support. Related options canbe found here .

As a supplement, independently of the Erasmus programme, you canget a Campus Mundi scholarship, too, which can supplement your Erasmusscholarship. You can find our more aboutthese additional options on the website.

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