Erasmus+ funding for study in Europe for international students

Publication date: 21/05/2021

Funding opportunities provided by the EU's Erasmus+ programme allow international students to study in Europe with no or low tuition fees.

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Explore Europe’s diversity – academically and socio-culturally – by participating in an Erasmus+ exchange or an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degree. 

Erasmus+ exchanges

The EU’s Erasmus+ programme helps to organise study exchanges abroad of between 3 months (or 1 academic term / trimester) to 12 months for undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral candidates.
 

Am I eligible to apply? 

Your eligibility (or in most cases, that of your sending institution) depends on the country in which you are based. 

Programme countries are eligible for all Erasmus+ actions, Partner countries can only take part in some. 

Find out more about taking part in an Erasmus+ exchange.
 

How can I apply for an Erasmus+ exchange?

You can apply for an Erasmus exchange via the international office of your higher education institution. 

Discover the Erasmus+ App for more information on applications.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degrees

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degrees are master’s-level higher education programmes designed to be delivered by an international partnership of higher education institutions from different countries worldwide.
 

Am I eligible to apply? 

Master’s and bachelor’s students, as well as those in the final year of their undergraduate studies, from any country worldwide are eligible to apply for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's scholarship
 

How can I apply for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Degree?

First, consult the online catalogue of Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes. 

Each programme’s website contains information about the content of the programme and its entry requirements. 

The programme’s website will guide you through all the steps of the online application process.

COVID-19 impact

Make sure to check with your higher education institution for more details about the impact of COVID-19 on Erasmus+ funding opportunities. 

Further information about the impact of COVID-19 on Erasmus+ actions is also available on the Erasmus+ website.


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