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Erasmus+ is an EU programme for Education, Training, Youth, and Sport for 2014-2020. The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. 

For more information please visit European Commission website.

Erasmus+ experience:

Erasmus Student Charter highlights your rights and obligations and informs you about what you can expect from your sending and receiving organisation at each step of your mobility.

Erasmus+ studies – Exchange studies at TalTech partner universities within the European Union, the candidate countries and selected non-EU countries that have joined the programme (Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Turkey). Tuition fees are waived by both sending and receiving universities and all participants of the programme receive the Erasmus+ scholarship.

Erasmus+ placements – Erasmus programme offers scholarships for placements abroad in EU countries and other European countries that have joined the programme. Internship in companies and organisations in these countries has to match the field of the applicant’s studies and last between 2 and 6 months.

For the feedback of former Erasmus students take a look at the results of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Surveys. The ESN Survey is the biggest regular European research project planned and carried out entirely by students for students.

Erasmus Forms

Erasmus document forms for the 2020/2021 academic year

 

Use Erasmus+ documents checklist 2020-2021 to stay on track with all the needed documents before, during and after your exchange.

Students who only worked on an individual research paper or were engaged in a project at the partner university can use one of the following forms, which would replace the Certificate of Attendance and the Transcript of Records:

Please note that it is compulsory to transfer your credits from the exchange semester, as according to the rules of the Erasmus programme, they have to appear on your Diploma supplement when you graduate. Once the study results arrive from the host university, the student needs to fill in the Transfer form in OIS (VÕTA esitamine -> Esita Taotlus -> Lisa uus VÕTA alamliik -> VÕTA liik: non-TTÜ course), print it out, have it signed by their academic adviser and then hand it in to their Dean's Office along with the original Transcript of Records. Please contact your Dean's Office in case you need assistance.

 

Presentations

 

Presentations in English: 

Exchange Studies and Internship Abroad (September 2020)
Study Load Requirements for TalTech students (October 2019)

 

Presentations in Estonian: 

Välisõppe ja -praktika võimalused (September 2020)
Õppekorraldus, VÕTA (September 2020)
Eelnädala infotund (August 2020)
 

 

Extending your exchange

When a TalTech student has started their studies during Autumn semester in a host university, and they feel like staying for Spring semester as well, there is a possibility to apply for the extension.

In order to extend, the student needs an approval from host university and also from TalTech. For that, fill in the Application for Extension form. Once it is signed by all the parties, send it to mobility@taltech.ee.

Applications to TalTech to extend the period of stay should be introduced no later than on the 15th of November. While applying for the extension, all the requirements has to be met.

Extension of the mobility cannot be applied for the transition to the following Academic Year (from Spring semester to Autumn semester).

The results will be announced after the deadline, when all the applications has been considered. 

Writing your thesis abroad

TalTech students are able to arrange to write their degree thesis abroad in one of our Erasmus+ partner universities.

When writing your thesis abroad, you will need two supervisors: one from TalTech and one from the host university. Student has to find a supvervisor from the host university individually. The student can always discuss their plans with the Programme Director  and/or a thesis supervisor in TalTech, they might have good contacts in one of our partner universities.

The thesis can be written during the semester when the student is graduating. The end date of the mobility shall be 15th of May for spring semester or 15th of December for autumn semester.

The minimum period that can be funded is 3 months.

When the student will postpone the graduation, they will have to pay the Erasmus+ scholarship back to TalTech.