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.
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.
Next steps after you have decided where you would like to go:
Once you receive confirmation of being nominated by the School, complete the Erasmus on-line application form on your SIS Student Web account.
UCD Global 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.
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 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 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 has to be completed by your host institution and returned to UCD International.