Applications for Exchange Students

Applications for Exchange Students

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences is welcoming all incoming exchange students and staff to spend the most wonderful time ever in Ventspils!

Erasmus+ program is the largest exchange student program in the EU. Erasmus students can apply for study and traineeship to 32 countries of Europe and spend a maximum of 12 months abroad per each cycle of study: they spend 3-12 months abroad as a student at a partner university or spend 2-12 months as a professional trainee at a private or public organization active in the labour market.

Benefits for Erasmus students

  • Students get the same right as of the host university’s students.

  • Students will not be charged tuition fees.

  • Courses successfully completed at the host university are recognized at their home universities.

Exchange students should first get approval from their home university for their planned exchange. After receiving the home university’s confirmation, students can apply by filling in the online Exchange Application form (see below).

The application deadlines for exchange studies are

 Autumn Semester (September - January) 1st July
 Spring Semester (February - June) 1st December

 

HOW TO NOMINATE A STUDENT FOR STUDIES (for partner universities):

Please send your Erasmus+ nominees with the necessary information to the following email: erasmus@venta.lv

Nomination email should include the following information about the student:

  • name and surname (as in passport);

  • email address;

  • field of study;

  • study level (BA, MA, PhD) and the year the student is currently rolled in (2nd, 3rd, 4th etc.);

  • nomination period (Autumn, Spring or the whole year);

  • date of birth.

 

HOW TO APPLY (FOR STUDENTS):

Exchange students should first get approval from their home university for their planned exchange. After receiving the home university’s confirmation, students can apply by filling in the online Application form: https://application.venta.lv/erasmus

Student's online application must include these documents in English:

  • Transcript of records ( from home university, in English);

  • Nomination letter from home university (if nomination is not sent by email before);

  • Learning agreement (signed by the student and the sending university);

  • Copy of passport or ID.

Updated course catalogue will be sent upon request to erasmus@venta.lv.

Once the application is accepted, the students will be contacted by the International Office of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences with further information about arrival and welcome, accommodation, activities etc. Should you wish to know more in advance, please refer to our Practical Information for Students  section where you will find more information about Ventspils and things what you should know before and after arrival in Ventspils.

If you face any problems please contact International Office via e-mail: erasmus@venta.lv or call +37163629651.

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