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LLP Erasmus

Wednesday, July, 27, 2011
LLP Erasmus

Erasmus is one of the four main programs of the Life Learning Program (LLP) launched by the European Commission in 2007. The other three main actions are: Comenius, for schools, Leonardo da Vinci, for vocational education and training, and Grundtvig, for adult education. Erasmus is the EU's most popular and important education and training program enabling about 200000 students to study and work abroad each year. In addition, it funds co-operation between higher education institutions across Europe, in the 27 countries of the EU, as well as in Turkey, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.The program promotes and supports the mobility of students, faculty members, business people, and university staff members. More specifically, Erasmus students are given the opportunity to study abroad from a minimum of three to a maximum of 12 months; they can also apply for an internship abroad or improve their language skills through the EILC, European Intensive Language Courses. Faculty and staff members can teach and receive training abroad. Erasmus encompasses other activities, such as joint development of study programs (Curriculum Development), international intensive programs (IP), thematic network between departments and faculties across Europe, language courses (EILC), European credit transfer system (ECTS).


Incoming Students

If you are an international student who would like to study at the University of Cassino within the framework of the LLP/Erasmus program, please contact the International Office of your institution for application procedures and deadlines. If you are an international student who has already been awarded an Erasmus grant to study at the University of Cassino please see our ECTS GUIDE for general information about us and for detailed information about our degree programs and class schedule.


Outgoing students

If you have been selected by the University of Cassino to study abroad within the framework of the LLP/Erasmus program, please see our Guide for Outgoing Students. (guida alla mobilita' 2007/2013). For detailed information about the program, please see the Handbook Erasmus 2011/2012 issued by the Italian LLP National Agency.


Faculty members

The LLP/Erasmus program offers faculty members the opportunity to spend a period abroad to teach or to promote future collaboration. The Erasmus mobility may last from a minimum of 1 day to a maximum of 6 weeks. Faculty members will receive a grant from the EU as well as a grant from the University of Cassino. The EU grant aims to cover living and traveling expenses up to a maximum of 900 Euros. Faculty members who are interested in this action must submit their application (application form for faculty members) to the International Relations Office. For further information about calls for applications and deadlines, please contact the International Relations Office of the University of Cassino or visit the official website of the Italian LLP National Agency