What is Erasmus+?

Erasmus+ is the EU funding program for education, training, youth and sport which runs from 2014 to 2020.

Erasmus+ is a collaboration between the universities of Europe which encourages student and professorial mobility at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Erasmus + is divided in two parts:

  • Study Program (SMS) which lasts between 6 and 12 months. This means that you will be a student at that university.
  • Practice Program (SMP) which lasts three months. This means you will work for a company in Europe.


  • study a period of 3-10 months (one academic year) at a university in the European Union
  • can benefit from study tax exemption at partner universities
  • have access to facilities and advanced technology at the partner university
  • have the opportunity to benefit from another system of education, teaching and learning techniques
  • your studies will be fully recognized by the home institution
  • have the opportunity to know other aspects of student life (European Student) and discover the national identity of the host country
  • have the opportunity to develop your adaptability, intercultural communication and enrich your knowledge
  • get in touch with different mentalities and cultures
  • study and have fun at the same time
  • make new friends around the world
  • benefit from advantages in subsequent employability

Registration period for Erasmus begins in October and lasts until March.

You can check the schedule at the following link.

This shows a model of partnerships between universities. You will have to choose from the faculties which Transilvania University collaborates with.

  • be a student at Transilvania University
  • be integralist (not always applicable) and have an average of at least 8.00 (not always applicable).
  • know the language in which you will take courses at the host university, some universities will ask you a language diploma.

For more details: link

The documents required may vary depending on the college, but basically you need:

  • transcript of your grades from the first semester / previous years
  • certificate of proficiency
  • CV in Romanian language and the language required by the faculty abroad
  • Letter of intent, one in Romanian and one in the foreign language required by the faculty abroad
  • Learning Agreement
  • An affidavit made by a ​​notary that you had not benefit from another Erasmus / Socrates scholarship so far (although some of you will not need it)

Other things you need to know:

  • You will need to have a European health card and health insurance (in case of accident) and civil liability. European Health Insurance Card is valid only 6 months.
  • Some Universities may offer you a place in the dorms while others do not, in that case you will have to look for rent on your own. To benefit from a place in a dorm, you will have to apply in advance (eg. May, June), in order to receive one.

For more details on Erasmus + you can access the following websites:

For questions or concerns please contact the Erasmus coordinator at the faculty where you study.

Here is a list of members of the Bureau and all Erasmus coordinators.