Studying abroad with Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is an European Union programme that - for more than 30 years - allows students and graduating, doctoral and specialising students to enjoy study or training experiences abroad in over 300 different European partner universities, with the recognition of the activity abroad as part of their academic career.

Erasmus + aims at promoting the development of the European society giving students different opportunities to improve their knowledge of a foreign language, and to study and train abroad in intercultural contexts, as main goals of the programme. 

During the mobility abroad, students are still enrolled at the University of Milan and do not have to pay any tuition fees to the host university, with the exeption of potential secretarial costs.

Erasmus+ mobility programme for students consists of:

  • study periods, for attending courses, sitting exams or doing research for thesis or laboratory and clinical activities
  • Traineeship periods, for educational training under the supervision of the hosting partner university, open also to graduated students (within 12 months from their graduation)

Students can candidate to Erasmus + mobility programme for a maximum of 12 months, when enrolled in a degree or master degree programme, and for a maximum of 24 months, when attending a single cycle master degree programme. Candidates can choose wether to use their Erasmus + mobility as a study or traineeship period abroad.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme

The Erasmus + call for application includes also the procedures to spend a study or traineeship period in Swiss partner universities .

General requirements and the application procedure to Erasmus + programme are specified in the University's call for application.

Published annually, around February, the call for application relates to mobiity periods to be completed during the consecutive academic year.

International Mobility and Promotion Office

Reception hours: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon. In the afternoon by appointment only.

To take part in Erasmus+ you must respond to the call for applications and present a general training programme.

How Erasmus mobility is funded: EU grants and additional funding from the University.

How to read up on the programme, informative meetings, the learning agreement and language proficiency.

What to do as soon as you arrive, how to modify the learning agreement, and extend or reduce the mobility period.

The documents to be submitted and procedures for the recognition of credits.