Erasmus Exchange

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems students have the opportunity to study in Europe for a number of weeks. The Erasmus Exchange Programme is a European education and training programme aimed at third level educational institutions and funded by the European Commission.

The programme aims to promote exchanges of students between universities in EU Member States, the European Economic Area (EEA) and newly participating countries, to support the pan-European mobility of university staff and to promote the joint development of European study programmes. The placements are of eight or twelve weeks duration. Students should have a GPA of above 3.0 and must have fully passed clinical placement on first attempt.

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Further information and Application Forms

The Erasmus Exchange Programme is a European education and training programme aimed at third level educational institutions and funded by the European Commission. Students at the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems have the opportunity to study in Europe for a number of weeks.

The programme aims to promote exchanges of students between universities in EU Member States, the European Economic Area (EEA) and newly participating countries, to support the pan-European mobility of university staff and to promote the joint development of European study programmes. The placements are of eight or twelve weeks duration.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is 31 May 2017

Students going to Spain or France should have strong language skills in the native language of the country. Students will be notified if their application has been successful in July after the release of the final results.

Stage 2 General Nursing application form

Stage 2 Midwifery Erasmus application form

Stage 2 Childrens and General application form

Stage 2 Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing application form

Stage 4 Childrens and General application form

Next steps after you have decided where you would like to go:

Apply by completing the appropriate application form by the deadline of May 31st. Once you receive confirmation of being nominated by the School, complete the Erasmus on-line application form on your SIS Student Web account.

UCD International will send your name and contact details to your host university, and in most cases they will then contact you directly.

Check your host university's website as early as possible for important information concerning accommodation and admission applications, language course applications, available courses and deadlines.

Complete the application procedure for your host institution. We do not recommend booking your flights or accommodation until you have received official acceptance from your host institution.

Remember that UCD does not arrange accommodation for you in our partner universities.

Erasmus grants

The Erasmus application on SIS Student Web serves as the application for your Erasmus grant, there is no separate application procedure. The grant amount varies depending on where you are going and for how long, but is based on a monthly amount of either €200 or €250.  The grant is paid by electronic transfer to your bank account in approximately February.

In order to get your Erasmus grant, you must complete the following three documents.
The Study Abroad Declaration 2017/18 is a UCD requirement, this will be available on the UCD Erasmus page before the start of the academic year.  Please read the Declaration carefully and sign it.

The Erasmus Financial Agreement 2017/18 is a requirement of the HEA, which administers the Erasmus programme in Ireland. This agreement will be emailed to all students during the summer.

The Arrival Certificate 2017/18 has to be completed by your host institution and returned to UCD International.

 

University of Vaasa, Finland
Turku University, Finland
University of Lund, Sweden
University of Skövde, Sweden (General Students)
University of Skövde, Sweden (Midwifery Students)
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Metropolitan University College, Denmark
University of Seville, Spain
University of Surrey, Guildford UK
CHU IFSI Lionnois, France
University of Malta
Rebecca Hart's Erasmus Experience