Application Process - Outgoing Students

Step

Application Process - Outgoing

Semester 2 2016-17

mobilities

Semester 1 2017-18

mobilities

 1

Discuss your suitability for Erasmus+ with your Programme Leader

 Immediately Before 16th December 2016
 2

Complete the Expression of interest form

Please note that if you come from a *disadvantaged background, you should state this on your expression of interest form, as you may be eligible for additional funding

Students with special needs should contact erasmus@bolton.ac.uk indicating the nature of the support required to undertake mobility

As soon as possible Before 16th December 2016 
 3

Confirmation by Erasmus+ Administration of funding for the mobility

Within 2 weeks of receipt of expression of interest Within 2 weeks of receipt of expression of interest

4

Explore the opportunities at the Partner organisations via the partner website 

Please check their application deadlines

Please check their application deadlines

5

Liaise with your Programme Leader and the School Erasmus Co-ordinator about suitable modules, and contact the partner institution

Please do check the partner institution's website and follow the instructions for applications for Erasmus exchange students

As soon as possible

By end of February 2017

 6

You must inform the University Erasmus+ Administrator, your Programme Leader and your School Erasmus+ Co-ordinator of the outcome of your application

Upon notification of result of application

Upon notification of result of application

 7

If your application has been successful, you will liaise with the your School Erasmus+ Co-ordinator and the University Erasmus+ Administrator to prepare for the mobility and complete the required documentation

Upon notification of result of application Upon notification of result of application

8

Complete the Erasmus+ Application form and Study Learning Agreement

Guidance for completing the Study Learning Agreement is available

Upon notification of result of application

Upon notification of result of application

 9

The Learning Agreement needs to be signed by the School Erasmus+ Co-ordinator and then passed on to the University Erasmus+ Administrator

As soon as possible after completion As soon as possible after completion 

10

If studying in a language apart from English, you will undertake an online linguistic assessment to determine your level of the language skills required

Before undertaking the mobility  Before undertaking the mobility
 11

If studying in English, you may choose to undertake the online linguistic assessment and learn the language of your host country as part of the mobility

Before undertaking the mobility  Before undertaking the mobility 

12

You must inform the Erasmus+ Administrator of your travel arrangements

Once travel arrangements are confirmed

Once travel arrangements are confirmed

13

After the mobility, you will liaise with the University Erasmus+ Administrator to submit all necessary documentation

On return from the mobility

 

On return from the mobility

 

 14 You may be required to share your experience of the mobility at University events such as Open Days, TIRI Global Learning Week, Conferences etc as an Erasmus+ Ambassador  On return from the mobility  On return from the mobility 

 

Forms and Documentation Chekclist - Outgoing Students

It is important that all the appropriate documentation regarding the mobility is completed within set deadlines and the School Erasmus Coordinator will guide you through the process. Please see below for a checklist of forms and documentation required:

  • Expression of Interest form
  • Learning Agreement for Studies
  • ECTS Application form
  • Risk Assessment
  • Letter of Offer
  • Evidence of appropriate insurance cover
  • Student report

 

Health and Safety for Outgoing Students

  • You must ensure you have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) prior to undertaking the Erasmus+ exchange.  The EHIC is free and gives you access to healthcare.  For more information, please see http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=559
  • Our outgoing students can find useful information about the EHIC and how to apply for the card on the NHS website http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcareabroad/EHIC/Pages/about-the-ehic.aspx
  • Parental (or guardian) consent will be needed for students under 18.
  • You must undertake a risk assessment and have it approved by your Academic Group Leader prior to undertaking the mobility.
  • You must have appropriate insurance in place prior to undertaking the mobility.

 

Insurance for Outgoing Students

Prior to travelling to any location for the purposes of participating in Erasmus+ you agree to organise any insurance cover required (e.g. European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), travel insurance, professional indemnity insurance, health insurance).  Students may arrange for insurance cover through the University of Bolton's insurers, and more information regarding this can be obtained from the University of Bolton’s Finance Department.

Prior to undertaking the mobility, students will need to provide evidence of appropriate insurance cover to the Erasmus+ Adminstrator.