Call for applications

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

Fall Term 2019-2020


Program Description

In the year 2014 the European Union launched the Erasmus+ program in order to enhance exchange between members of Higher Education institutions in Europe and the rest of the world. Since then GJU has established several partnerships with distinguished universities all over Europe.


The Erasmus+ program provides GJU students the opportunity to spend one semester at one of our partner universities. The program supports you with a monthly scholarship that covers living expenses as well as a travel allowance.


Who can apply?

For the European Program:

All GJU students can apply to participate in Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility. All partner universities require proficiency in English (Joanneum: German B1). Applicants should have completed three full semesters by the start of the mobility.


For the German Program:

All GJU undergraduate students can apply to participate in Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility who will do the study part of the German Year during the Fall term 2019/2020.


Preliminary List of Partner Universities in the European Program*:

  • University of Bologna, Italy,
  • Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania,
  • Istanbul Şehir University, Turkey,
  • Joanneum University of Applied Sciences, Austria,
  • University of Reykjavik, Iceland.

Preliminary List of Partner Universities in the German Program*:

  • Fachhochschule Dortmund,
  • Hochschule RheinMain,
  • Universität Kassel,
  • Fachhochschule Würzburg-Schweinfurt.

*Please be aware that the lists are preliminary, which means that they might be subject to change. Find the full preliminary list of all partner universities with their matching GJU courses here.


How to apply?

The application needs to include the following documents and has to be submitted to the IO:


  1. Application form (find here)
  2. Updated CV
  3. Letter of intent in English – the letter should state:
  • What do you wish to gain from a semester abroad?
  • How do you intend to share what you have learnt once you are back in your community?
  1. Transcript of Record from the Registration Department


Please submit your complete applications (soft copy and hard copy) on 20 and 21 February 2019. Applications will only be accepted on the two indicated days.


After the deadline applications will be reviewed by the International Office. In case there are more eligible applicants than available seats, suitable candidates will be invited for an interview with a GJU selection committee. The results will be communicated to the candidates in due time.


To submit your application or for further inquiries please ask one of the following contact persons at the International Office for assistance:

Ms Eman Asenwar

Scholarship Coordinator

Building B, Office 117





 Ms Jacqueline Rogler

Assistant Director

Building B, Office 117