Yes. You can specify up to three different universities of choice in every application. These universities may also be located in different countries. If you are applying for a subject of your module offer, you can choose three host universities that do not have to be identical to those in your first application.
Exchanges offered by the partner university are designed for a specific study level and you can only apply for an exchange which corresponds to your own level. The Erasmus program is available for all students, regardless of their level of studies. Bachelor students can go abroad after they have completed their third semester. Please follow this link to see what universities offer which study level exchanges.
The 1-2 paged motivational letter should be written in German, unless stated otherwise by the department. In it you describe to what extent you qualify for the stay abroad at the host university (incl. language skills, interest in the course of study/profile of the university). We urge you to consider the following points:
Detailed questions can be discussed with your Erasmus coordinator. Additional application information can be found here.
The applications for an Erasmus exchange include an online application, a letter of motivation, a CV, a list of grades/academic achievements, a language certificate and the certificate of enrollment. Some departments also require an academic letter of recommendation. Please ask your Erasmus coordinator which documents are needed in advance.
Most partner universities recommend to have good proficiency of the host country’s language (B1). In some cases, host universities will require the appropriate language certificates. Information can be obtained on the partnership database. In many cases, Erasmus students have the opportunity of attending language courses, such as a pre-semester course or during their semester abroad. Details about language test dates can be found on the Language Center website (Sprachenzentrum).