General Information: The International Credit Mobility Programme KA-107/KA-171
2017, the Erasmus Programme celebrated its 30th anniversary. This
programme has enabled over 3 million European students to pursue a part
of their studies in another higher education institution (HEI) elsewhere
in Europe. The Erasmus+ Programme also includes a mobility action
KA107, to facilitate that students (undergraduate, master and doctoral)
and also university staff can carry out an exchange period at a partner
institution in almost any country in the world and vice versa.
Credit recognition is a key
element in this program. Students of all levels are given the
possibility of studying abroad for a limited period of 3 to 12 months
for which credits are awarded. After the mobility phase, students return
to their sending institution in order to complete their studies.
Similarly, staff can spend a teaching and/or training period abroad for
up to 2 months.
Students and staff that
participate in this programme and their sending and receiving
institutions are responsible for disseminating their experiences in
their home universities so that their mobility can create a significant
The mobility is
based on the existence of a project approved by the Erasmus National
Agencies of each country and the subsequent interinstitutional
agreements signed by the HEI institution and the institutions located in