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Nach dem niederländischen Gelehrten Erasmus von Rotterdam ist das Erasmus-Programm zur Förderung des Auslandsstudiums benannt.
The European ERASMUS program promoting study abroad was named after the Dutch scholar Erasmus of Rotterdam. Image Credit: Wikimedia/The Yorck Project

The Erasmus+ Program at Freie Universität Berlin

Erasmus+ is part of the European Community action program in the field of education, youth, and sports from 2014 to 2021. It is a European success story and embodies a wide range of measures designed to support the European activities of higher education institutions which were formerly part of the EU-programs for lifelong learning ("Lifelong Learning Program - LLP"). You can find general information on the program here.

There are Erasmus+ program components for different target groups. The most important information can be found here:

Erasmus+ student mobility - study abroad ( SMS Outgoings)

Erasmus+ student mobility - international internship (SMP)

Erasmus+ student mobility - study at Freie Universität Berlin (SMS incoming students)

Erasmus+ teaching assignment (STA)

Erasmus+ staff mobility (STT)

Erasmus+ funding for the organization of mobility (OS Funding)

If you wish to have an overview of all the Erasmus+ options at Freie Universität Berlin, please click here.

The Erasmus+ program in the various academic departments is coordinated by Erasmus+ departmental coordinators. Further information on application deadlines and requirements, details about exchange locations, and the recognition of credits points (etc.) can be found on the Erasmus+ websites of the departments.

Information and Documents for Erasmus+ Departmental Coordinators (in German only):

Criteria for the selection of Erasmus+ candidates

List of applicants

Certificates (“Leistungsscheine”) for incoming Erasmus+ students