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Dear students,

During the corona pandemic, operations in the Student Service Center continue. However, we must continue to avoid direct contact. Therefore, the building is closed to the public until further notice. We are available for initial inquiries by email (studienbeatung@service.uni-freiburg.de) and will be happy to arrange telephone consultation appointments (Hotline + 49 (0)761 - 203 4246).

If you are interested in a stay abroad please contact us:

Further information and contact details can be found on our website.
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General information

 

Information for our Outgoing Erasmus+ Students

We would like to inform you about our current university's precautions and measures regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and concerns.

 

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Requirements for an Erasmus foreign study visit

All German and international students who are matriculated at the University of Freiburg as full-time students and have studied here for at least two semesters before starting the foreign study visit are entitled to take part.

Application

Students have to apply to Erasmus+ departmental coordinators for an ERASMUS+ study visit. They regularly invite students either to information events or publicise the arrangements for applications to ERASMUS+ in notices or mailshots. These inform students of the deadlines for applications and which partner universities they can apply to, and what subject-related requirements there are for applications (cover letter, study grades, language skills, social engagement). Information events should be attended about one year before the planned foreign study visit.

Length of stay

The Erasmus foreign study visit can last between 3 and 12 months, depending on agreement. A maximum of twelve months foreign study through Erasmus is possible on one degree (e.g. Bachelor, Master, PhD). Erasmus internships are counted the same as previous Erasmus foreign study visits. In the case of specific study courses (e.g. state examinations, diplomas) a total of 24 months on foreign study visits is possible.

Funding period

Participants in the ERASMUS+ Study Programme are granted a period of funding for which they are paid the mobility grant. This funding period must not correspond with the actual length of stay:

Academic Year 2019/20

  • For stays of one semester, the period of funding is a maximum of four months (120 days).
  • For stays of two semesters, the period of funding is a maximum of eight months (240 days).

New: Academic Year 2020/21

  • For stays of one semester, the period of funding is a maximum of five months (150 days).
  • For stays of two semesters, the period of funding is a maximum of ten months (300 days).

The mobility grant is paid in two installments. Students receive the first installment at the start of their stay abroad, and the second after the stay abroad, on submission of the necessary documents.

Mobility grant

The mobility grant for the ERASMUS+ Study Programme is graded by country group, which varies depending on the different costs of living in the destination countries. There are three country groups with the following funding levels:

Academic Year 2019/20

  • Country group 1: EUR 450/month

Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden

  • Country group 2: EUR 390/month

Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Cyprus

  • Country group 3: EUR 330/month

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

Academic Year 2020/21

  • Country group 1: EUR 450/month

Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden

  • Country group 2: EUR 390/month

Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Cyprus

  • Country group 3: EUR 330/month

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

 

Please note that there is no automatic right to funding or to a specific level of grant.

Additional funding for students with disabilities or with a child

Students with disabilities or child(ren) are entitled to apply for additional funding. You can obtain the necessary documentation from the EU Office.

Language courses

Language courses cannot be funded.
Students whose teaching language at the host university is not the same as their mother tongue take part in two (with the beginning of the academic year 2020/21 in one) OLS language tests.
Depending on the linguistic level, after the test they are either sent an invitation to an online language course automatically or this can be sent by the EU Office on request.

Online language courses can be approved for the language of teaching or of the host country.