The Erasmus student charter applies to those students who have completed the Erasmus admission requirements and have been selected by their university to complete either a period of study at an associated university in another European country or an internship period in a business or another organization. With regard to internships, the university of origin should have a University Erasmus Charter with ample (extended) coverage of the rights and obligations related to internship mobility.
*The term “university” can be understood as the following: any type of center of higher education, which in accord with legislation or national practice, grants qualifications or degrees at whatever level that will be its respective naming in participating countries.
Erasmus students have the following rights:
Both the university of origin and the receiving university must have a signed inter-institutional agreement.
- Before his/her departure, the university of origin and the receiving one should sign an studies/training agreement with the student that will establish his/her anticipated course of study and includes the credits that will be obtained.
- The receiving university will not receive compensation in the form of enrollment, exam, library and laboratory access fees during the Erasmus study/internship period.
- The university of origin should grant full academic recognition to activities completed satisfactorily during the Erasmus mobility period in accordance with the studies/training agreement.
- Upon finishing the Studies/internships in the European country, the receiving university or business will issue and sign a certificate – either academic or work – which will calculate the credits and grades obtained. If the internship period does not form part of the study plan, the period will remain reflected in the European Supplement Degree.
- The Erasmus student will receive the same treatment and services in the receiving university as students of that university.
- The student will have access to the Erasmus University Charter and the Erasmus Policy Statement from both the university of origin and the receiving one.
- Grants or loans from the country of origin will be maintained during the study period in the European country.
Erasmus students are under the following obligations:
- To respect the rules and obligations set forth in the Erasmus Contract established between the student and their home university of their national agency.
- To guarantee that any change to the study/training contract must be made in writing and agreed upon by both the host and home institutions. ·
- To complete the total period of study/work experience with the host university or company, including any exams or other forms of evaluation, and to comply with the rules and regulations of said university/company. They will also be expected to produce a written report on their studies/work experience upon finishing their Erasmus year.
If the student has a problem:
- The student will discuss it clearly and check what his rights and obligations are.
- The student will contact his departmental coordinator and will use the formal procedure established by his university of origin.
- If the student is not satisfied with the solution offered, he will contact his National agency: firstname.lastname@example.org