ERASMUS - Study Mobility

Outgoing Student Mobility 

All AUCY students have the opportunity to study abroad at a partner Higher Education Institution. 

Duration: 3 months minimum, 12 months maximum

Important Facts:

    • Selected students will receive an EU grant including accommodation and traveling expenses

    • Students must have completed 60 ECTS prior to their mobility

    • No tuition fees will be paid at host institution

    • Priority will be given to students who have not participated in a mobility before

Selection Criteria:

    • Academic performance

    • English language competence

    • Prior participation in Erasmus+ activities

Benefits of Participating in the Erasmus+ Program

    • Gain new experiences and skills to have higher employability in the future

    • Develop skills in academia and in one’s personal and professional life

    • Acquire new knowledge in new topics

    • Develop an open mind to other cultures

    • Learn a new language

    • Make new friends and connections abroad

    • Receive funding for an experience abroad

Application Procedure:

    • Students interested in participating in the Erasmus+ Program for Studies must complete an Application Form and submit it along with the following documents to the International Relations Office ([email protected]):

        o Copy of ID card or passport

        o Proof of language proficiency (i.e. IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)

        o A passport size photo

        o A personal statement (indicating the reasons why you wish to study abroad, the benefits of participating and how you will promote the American University of Cyprus abroad) 

        o Transcript of Records

        o An Advisor Form  (signed by the Faculty Representative) 


Important deadline: November 10 (wishing to participate in Erasmus+ in the following academic year either Fall or Spring semester) 

    • Student applications are evaluated by the Erasmus+ Committee

     • Students are notified for being selected or not after the decision of the Erasmus+ Committee  

Important Note: Only complete application materials will be considered.

AUCY Erasmus+ outgoing mobility procedures for studies 

    • Important Documents :

        o Learning Agreement for Studies

        o Arrival/Departure Form

        o Erasmus Mobility Certificate

Linguistic Support

Students participating in Erasmus+ mobility activities are required to take an online exam through the EU Academy

    o Before the mobility period

    o At the end of the mobility period

Based on the assessment results, students can have the opportunity to attend an online language course before and during the mobility through the EU Academy platform in order to improve their language proficiency.