Studying Abroad with Erasmus+

The EU Erasmus+ Program for education, training, youth and sport allows students to carry out a period of study or traineeship in the member countries of the European Union and in other countries participating in the program, earning university credits. with the guarantee of obtaining recognition of activities carried out abroad.

The Program provides an economic contribution, and provides for two types of mobility: for study or for traineeship. The type of mobility must be chosen when completing the application.

Mobility for study

Mobility for Study is regulated by interinstitutional agreements stipulated between the Department of Computer Science and Higher Education Institutions of Countries participating in the Program. It allows students to attend courses at a partner institution and take the related exams, typically for a single semester or for an entire academic year. At the end of the mobility, the credits earned at the partner institution are recognized in the student’s career on the basis of a Learning Agreement that must have been approved before the mobility begins.

The list of all Partners of the Department of Computer Science can be consulted on the Erasmus Partners page, which also contains links to the Partner pages. However for each call only a subset of partners might be eligible: the updated list of eligible partners is published on the Erasmus Mobility page.

Mobility for Traineeship

Mobility for Traineeship allows students to carry out an internship (curricular or extra-curricular) at a company or institution in countries participating in the Erasmus + Program. The Department does not have specific agreements with foreign companies and institutions, so the candidates must look for a location where to carry out the traineeship by themselves.

Mobility for Thesis

Both the Mobility for Study and the Mobility for Traineeship can be used to carry out a master’s degree thesis abroad. In this case, at the time of the application it is necessary to have identified an internal supervisor (a lecturer from the Department) and an external supervisor at the foreign institution.

For detailed information on deadlines and methods of submitting applications, on the constraints to be met in order to submit the application, on the amounts of the scholarships and more, read the Erasmus Call with its attachments on the Erasmus Mobility website.

For specific information for the participation in the Erasmus+ Program of students of the Department of Informatics, consult the page Erasmus at Computer Science.

Useful links:

Contacts

ERASMUS+ Office: Dr. Veronica Tomatis

Prof. Andrea Corradini,  Area Coordinator for Internationalization (CAI)

For both, send an e-mail to erasmus@di.unipi.it