Outgoing Students

Erasmus mobility for studies

Requirements for participation

Only full-time students following CityU study programs (not Cardiff Met) in their second year of studies or later are eligible for participation. Non-EU students are also eligible but strict visa restrictions are applied.

Complete the application form

Students applying for study mobility must complete the application (in useful documents) form and send it to the Erasmus Coordinator. Before completing the form, we advise you to consult the Erasmus Coordinator to see the availability of the modules in the partner institutions.

Deadlines

Fall Semester: 30th March

Spring Semester: 30th October

Partner Institutions

Partner Institutions for all departments can be found in this link: https://www.cityu.ac.cy/partner-institutions/

Selection procedure

The Erasmus Committee will select the successful candidates based on academic performance, attendance in class, participation in campus activities and English language skills. Results are announced fifteen days after the deadlines. The responsible person for each department is found below.

Contact with receiving university

After the selection, the student’s Application Form, Learning Agreement and Transcript of Records are filled and send to the receiving university for approval.

Funding

The financial support consists of a monthly allowance and travel grant, calculated according to the following charts. Countries are divided in three groups:

Group of Country Receiving Country
Group 1 Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland,, Luxembourg, Sweden, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway,
Group 2 Austria, Belgium, ,Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Netherlands, Malta, Portugal,
Group 3 Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, ,Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of North Macedonia, Turkey,
Group 4 Partner Countries (Egypt, Lebanon,)

 

According to the group, the student receives a monthly allowance:

Mobility from To Amount
Cyprus Group 1 Countries 770 EUR per month
Group 2 Countries 720 EUR per month
Group 3 Countries 670 EUR per month
Group 4 Countries 700 EUR per month

 

According to the distance the student will cover from the sending institution to the host institution, they receive the following support:

Travel Distances Amount
Between 100 and 499 KM 180 EUR per participant
Between 500 and 1999 KM 275 EUR per participant
Between 2000 and 2999 KM 360 EUR per participant
Between 3000 and 3999 KM 530 EUR per participant
Between 4000 and 7999 KM 820 EUR per participant
8000 KM or more 1500 EUR per participant

Online Linguistic Support

Participants must be aware that they have to complete the Online Linguistic Support assessment before and after their mobility abroad.  This is mandatory for all participants except for those that will follow lectures in their mother language.  Based on the assessment results, participants may be advised to take an online language course before and during their mobility, in order to improve their language competences.

Changes on learning agreement

If during the mobility the student wishes to make changes on their Learning Agreement, their sending and receiving department coordinators must be notified and approve the new version.

End of mobility and return to Cyprus

When the student returns to Cyprus, they must submit to the Erasmus Office the following documents:

  • Attendance Certificate by the Receiving University for the period of study abroad
  • Official Transcript of records or the Learning Agreement completed before and at the end of mobility
  • Air ticket copy
  • Boarding passes
  • Student report
  • The EU Survey (online)
  • The OLS language evaluation before and after the Erasmus period and the language lessons if started (online)

Students with disabilities

Students with disabilities can also participate in the Erasmus+ programme and receive extra funding for their needs. For more information, contact the IRO office.

Erasmus Mobility for Placement

Requirements for participation

Only full-time students following CityU study programs (not Cardiff Met) in their first year of studies or later are eligible for participation. Non-EU students are also eligible but strict visa restrictions are applied. Students can also have a traineeship up to one year after their graduation.

The receiving organization can be a public or private organization, a company, a research centre, a school, an institute etc. It cannot be an embassy or an EU institution. Students are responsible for contacting the companies or organizations that interest them.

Complete the application form

Students applying for traineeship mobility must complete the following application form and send it to the Erasmus Office Coordinator.

Deadline

For summer placement (3 months): 30th April

For winter placement (3 months or more): 15th June

Selection procedure

The Erasmus Committee will select the successful candidates based on academic performance, attendance in class, participation in campus activities and English language skills. Results are announced fifteen days after the deadlines. The responsible person for each department is found below.

Contact with receiving organization

After the selection, the student’s Training Programme and Learning Agreement for Traineeship are filled and signed by the three parties (student, sending organization, receiving organization). The students need to prove that they have medical, liability and accident insurance.

Funding

The financial support consists of a monthly allowance and travel grant, calculated according to the following charts. Countries are divided in three groups:

Group of Country Receiving Country
Group 1 Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland,, Luxembourg, Sweden, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway,
Group 2 Austria, Belgium, ,Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Netherlands, Malta, Portugal,
Group 3 Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, ,Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of North Macedonia, Turkey,

 

According to the group, the student receives a monthly allowance:

Mobility from To Amount
Cyprus Group 1 Countries 770 EUR per month
Group 2 Countries 720 EUR per month
Group 3 Countries 670 EUR per month

 

According to the distance the student will cover from the sending institution to the host institution, they receive the following support:

Travel Distances Amount
Between 100 and 499 KM 180 EUR per participant
Between 500 and 1999 KM 275 EUR per participant
Between 2000 and 2999 KM 360 EUR per participant
Between 3000 and 3999 KM 530 EUR per participant
Between 4000 and 7999 KM 820 EUR per participant
8000 KM or more 1500 EUR per participant

Online Linguistic Support

Participants must be aware that they have to complete the Online Linguistic Support assessment before and after their mobility abroad.  This is mandatory for all participants except for those that will follow lectures in their mother language.  Based on the assessment results, participants may be advised to take an online language course before and during their mobility, in order to improve their language competences.

End of mobility and return to Cyprus

When the student returns to Cyprus, they must submit to the Erasmus Office the following documents:

  • Certificate by the Host Organization for the period of placement abroad
  • Air ticket copy
  • Boarding passes
  • Student report
  • The EU Survey (online)
  • The OLS language evaluation before and after the Erasmus period and the language lessons if started (online)

 

Committee

Selection Committee for Erasmus students

The Committee is composed by:

  • Provost – Dr Constantinos Charalambous
  • Academic Programmes Director Dr. John Violaris
  • Erasmus Office Coordinator – Ms. Kyriaki Rousou

Faculty Members (one representative from each course of study):

  • Business – Ms Georgia Mouzoura
  • Hospitality – Mr. George Markatos