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Outgoing Students

Outgoing Students

Students can participate in Erasmus+ study program for 3 to 12 months and Erasmus+ traineeship  program Erasmus+ Work Placement for 2 to 12 months. The same student may receive grants for studying or being trained abroad totalling up to 12 months maximum per each cycle of study:

  •          During the first study cycle (Bachelor or equivalent) including the short-cycle (EQF levels 5 and 6)
  •          During the second study cycle (Master or equivalent – EQF level 7) and
  •          During the third cycle as doctoral candidate (Doctoral level or EQF level 8)

Who Can Apply?

  •          Vocational School students
  •          Undergraduate Students
  •          Master and PhD students

The student who are enrolled as regular student at Istanbul Kemerburgaz University may apply for Erasmus+ Mobility Programs.

Please note that Erasmus+ student mobility for studies is carried out in the framework of prior “inter-institutional agreements” between home and host institutions both of which must be holders of an Erasmus University Charter.

 Student can participate both in Erasmus+ Student Exchange and Erasmus+ Work Placement. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

 The application deadline for 2017/2018 Academic Year Erasmus Student Mobility is;

 22 Febuary 2017

 APPLICATION CRITERIA

1. Cumulative GPA:

Vocational School and Undergraduate students-required cumulative GPA: min 2.30/4.00

Master  students- required cumulative GPA: min 2.50/4.00

2. Language Exam:

Minimum 60/100

3. Bilateral agreement between the high-education center (home university) and the host university is compulsory.

 REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University Erasmus Student+ Mobility Application Form (please click to download)

 Transcript of Records

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Applicants should fill in the application form, accessible on the above link.

 

Before filling the application documents please consult the Department Erasmus Coordinator regarding the university preferences.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Check the “Erasmus Partner Universities”

2. Check the university availability with your Erasmus Program Coordinator at Kemerburgaz.

3.Application to the Faculty to get the ‘’Exchange Approval’’

4. Go to Student Services and get your transcript.

5. Have your online application print out signed by your faculty Erasmus Academic Coordinator.

6. Bring your transcript and your application form to the International Office.

7. Sit for the Language exam in the medium of instruction of your prefered host university

8. Announcement of test results

9. Participate to the orientation sessions which are going to be at your faculty with your academic coordinators. Time and date will be announced via e-mails. You will be informed about Learning Agreements, Course Selection, Letter of Acceptance, ECTS Credits and Grants.

10. Confirmation from the partner universities. Response time depends on universities.

11. Accommodation arrangements are done by students. Check your e-mails daily at this time. Most of the universities send emails about accomodation directly to you.

12. After you receive your letter of acceptance, you will apply to your visa with the documents asked from the embassy. You need to get a signed official letter from the international office

13. Another thing that you need to do after you get your letter of acceptance is to open a Euro bank account at Is Bankasi and send your account number to international office via e-mail. Your 80% of the grant will be deposited to your accounts after you send your bank account numbers.

14. Fly upon the semester start to the partner university.

Please kindly read the Erasmus Guide 2017-18

LEARNING AGREEMENT

 Outgoing students of Erasmus Student Mobilty should prepare their detailed Learning Agreements with their Program Erasmus Coordinators.

A "Learning Agreement" setting out the programme of studies to be followed. Program Erasmus Coordinators should contact the host university and request for the list of courses avaliable for the relevant academic year. The total ECTS of the courses is required to be 30 for one semester and 60 for two semesters.

 Learning Agreement should be approved by all parties including the Program Erasmus Coordinators, Erasmus Institutional Coordinator, host university abroad and the student. It should be prepared as 3 copies.

 PREPARATION

 A study agreement (grant agreement) covering the mobility period should be signed between the student and his or her home higher education institution. This agreement specifies the issues such as the name of the involving parties, duration, university and amount of grant. This document is being prepared by the International Office and approved both by the student and the Institutional Erasmus Coordinator. 

Country Groups

Host Countries

Monthly Grant for Student Mobility (€)

Monthly Grant for Placements(€)

Group 1

Programme Countries with higher living costs

Denmark, Ireland, France, Italy, Austria, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland

500

600

Group 2

Programme Countries with medium living costs

Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Iceland , Turkey

400

500

Group 3

Programme Countries with lower living costs

Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

300

400

 Erasmus Grants According to the Categories of Countries

 

 Erasmus grant payments are made in 2 installments. First installment amount is calculated by the National Agency as the amount not to exceed the 80% of the total amount. It is paid before the student’s departure. Second installment is paid when the student comes back and submits all the necessary documents to the International Office.

According to the beginning and ending dates of the study period abroad specified on the student’s Certificate of Participation, total amount of the Erasmus grant is calculated again. Students can receive grants only for their Erasmus Study periods abroad.

 

Erasmus students make their prepations for application to the partner university, visa, accomodation by themselves, they can consult their Program Erasmus Coordinators, International Office, and host university when they have problems.

In order to help the student with the visa applications, a document will be given by the International Office to the student indicating that he/she is an Erasmus student.

 

ECTS makes study programmes easy to read and compare for all students, local and international. It facilitates the academic recognition of the study period abroad through the transfer of credits. ECTS raises the university’s profile as a transparent and reliable partner in European and international cooperation.

All study programmes at Altınbaş University are measured in terms of ECTS credits.  All courses have a number of credits allocated reflecting the time that an average student will need to attend the course and finish it.  The credit is the total of all study activities for one course: lectures, seminars, practicals, study time, preparation for examinations, writing essays, etc..  One credit stands for 25 to 30 hours of total study time. A full-time one-year study programme amounts to 60 credits (30 credits per semester), which comprises a student workload of about 1500 to 1800. Individual student can differ from this standard according to their capacities, skills, foreknowledge, efforts.

The Learning Agreement contains the courses the exchange student is planning to take and the ECTS credits allocated to these courses. It is drawn up for one semester or a full academic year.  It has to be signed by the student, the home and host institution before the exchange period starts. It is designed to guarantee admission/acceptance at the host institution and full recognition of the courses listed at the home institution. When upon arrival at the host university changes in the study programme occur, the L.A. should be updated accordingly.

The Transcript of Records shows the list of the courses taken, the number of ECTS credits obtained and the grades awarded. At the end of the study period in our university a Transcript of Records of the mobility period will be issued by the relevant department or school of Altınbaş University.

The Learning Agreement is an important document and is part of the application procedure by the exchange student. You will not be accepted as an exchange student at Altınbaş University without a signed Learning Agreement before the start of your exchange period.

Click here for documents.

Erasmus Student Mobility

Application Form

Learning Agreement 

 

Erasmus Work Placements

Application Form

Training Agreement and Quality Commitment

Acceptance Letter

 

Erasmus Teaching Mobility

Teaching Programme

Confirmation Letter

 

Erasmus Eğitim Alma Hareketliliği Formları

Training Programme

Confirmation Letter

 

Altınbaş University publishes its online course catalogue in Turkish and in English yearly. Course catalogue is designed to be detailed, transparent, accessible, and user-friendly and up-to date. It provides international students with a translation of course overviews and all course descriptions into English (even when they are only taught in Turkish) to enable them to make an appropriate course selection.

 

Medium of instruction in the schools of Altınbaş University is as follows;

School

Medium of instruction

School of Economics and Administrative Sciences

English

School of Engineering and Architecture

English

School of Science and Letters

English

School of Fine Arts and Design

Turkish

School of Law

30% English - 70% Turkish

School of Pharmacy

English

School of Medicine

English

 

All the outgoing Erasmus students had to take a language test after their application in the language of instruction of the host university program.

The Erasmus Intensive Language Courses (EILC) are specialized courses in the less widely used and less taught languages organized in the countries where these languages are used as teaching languages at higher education institutions. The languages English, German, French and Spanish (Castilian) are not eligible for EILC.

As a part of the outgoing orientation program, our modern languages department prepares a short but intensive language preparation in German, French and Spanish, with the aim of preparing outgoing students for the mobility period abroad. Availability of the preparation program in those languages depends on the number of students who need and/or wish to take part each academic semester.

If a student plans to go to a country where EILC course is available, our international office helps them to apply for an EILC course. 

1. Which educational year is the best choice for participating in Erasmus program?

  • Recommended year is the third year for Erasmus program. You should apply for program during 2nd year.

2. If I participate in an exchange program abroad, will my graduation be delayed?

  • Students can transfer their courses abroad based on their equivalence. 

3. How well do I have to speak the language of the host country I will go to?

  • You do not need to speak the language of the country that you are going on Erasmus program. Most of the universities’ courses will be in English for you. In addition to these it is possible to learn or improve the language of host country in Erasmus program.  

4- Is it possible to choose the host university?

  • You may list your preferences. Student Selection Committee will consider their preferences. 

5. What is the financial cost of an exchange program?

  • Some financial support from families is necessary to participate in study abroad programs. Some countries are more expensive than others. Student advisors at the Erasmus Office may council students on living expenses in various countries. Remember that with Erasmus programs, students may receive mobility grants to meet around half of the monthly living expenses. 

6. How do I get a student visa?

  • You should apply for student visa yourself. If necessary, Erasmus Office will provide documents that you need for application.

7. Is it necessary to have a health insurance to participating in Erasmus program?

  • You should buy health insurance before your departure to the host country. 

8. Is the host university in charge of providing me accommodation? 

  • No, but most of the universities that are participating in Erasmus program offer you dorm rooms for accommodation. You should apply them before deadline or you can contact with the international office for information about off-campus housing. 

 9. What documents are necessary before I go abroad for my exchange period?

  • You need to submit the following documents to the Student Affairs Office
  1. A copy of Learning Agreement
  2. Course Equivalence Form 
  3. Exchange Permission Form
  4. A copy of Acceptance letter
  • You need to submit the following documents have to the Erasmus Office
  1. An original Learning Agreement
  2. Student Contract (only Erasmus students receiving mobility grants) 

10. May I extend my study program?

  • Erasmus students cannot extend their exchange programs. 

11. How will the grades I will get during my exchange affect my GPA? 

  • Successfully completed courses during exchange will be transferred to your main school with the letter grade "P" for "pass". Grades will not be transferred and will not affect the GPA. 

12. What documents are necessary to bring back to Altınbaş University when I return?

  • Three documents must be submitted to Altınbaş units;
  1. Official transcript to Student Affairs and a copy to Erasmus Office 
  2. Learning Agreement to Student Affairs and Erasmus Office
  3. Certificate of Participation to Erasmus Office

 

International Office

 

Institutional Erasmus Coordinator

Senay GUMUS, MA

 

E-mail         erasmus@altinbas.edu.tr

Phone         +90 212 604 01 00/2204

Fax            +90 212 445 92 55

 

 

 

 

 

Erasmus Specialist

 

Contact Information

 

Address

 

Phone

Fax

E-mail

Webpage

 

Gizem GURAY

E-mail:          erasmus@altinbas.edu.tr

Phone         +90 212 604 01 00/2210

Fax            +90 212 445 92 55

Altınbaş University, Mahmutbey Dilmenler Cad. No:26

Bagcilar 34217- Istanbul TURKEY

+90 212 604 01 00

+90 212 445 92 55

international@altinbas.edu.tr

http://www.altinbas.edu.tr