Erasmus Application Procedure for Study Mobility
After you have been selected as an Erasmus student there are some steps you need to follow in order to successfully complete your Erasmus mobility. All the procedures are explained in the Info Pack. All the necessary documents can be found in the section Download. Please respect all the requests mentioned there and please contact us for any enquiries.
The PowerPoint presentation, held on 24th of April 2013, is available here.
Academic Recognition and ECTS
Adhering to the Erasmus University Charter and its political framework for maintaining good quality exchanges, LBUS is committed to managing foreign exchange programmes and internships with the norms found in the charter and using ECTS methodology. 60 ECTS credits represent the full work load of one academic year. The average input of 1600 working hours needed for studies of one academic year corresponds to 60 credits. One credit thus represents 26,7 hours of student workload. The credit system is based on a full student workload and is not limited to contact hours only. The working hours include lectures, practical work, seminars, exercises, independent study, written examinations, and research.
Through the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) the study period at a partner university in a foreign country is fully recognized at LBUS.
Credit transfer and accumulation are facilitated by the use of the ECTS key documents: Course Catalogue, Student Application Form, Learning Agreement and Transcript of Records, as well as the Diploma Supplement. Based on this documents the Validation Commitee from each Faculty approves the validation of courses and ECTS.
From this engagement stems a series of rights and obligations for students who take part in an Erasmus exchange programme:
The rights of an exchange student:
The obligations of an exchange student
Respecting the ECTS regulations guarantees the student academic recognition of courses and/or training in his or her LBUS curriculum of the study and training courses followed at the partner university. Furthermore, it gives transparency to the transfer of credits and grades.
The functioning of LLP/Erasmus programme within LBUS and all practical information on student, academic and administrative staff mobility (process on selection procedures, distribution and transferring of finances, and full recognition of study period abroad) is clearly defined in the internal Erasmus regulations which may be accessed online at the following links.
Mobility Recognition Procedure
The mobility achievements of every mobile student are registered in the Diploma Supplement which accompanies the LBUS higher education diploma providing a standardized description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies completed by its holder. The Diploma Supplement is issued at the end of the study cycle by each Faculty of LBUS.
The Diploma Supplement is a document which provides extensive information on the academic path and competences of the individual concerned and a description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies that were pursued and successfully completed by the individual named on the original qualification to which this supplement is appended.
Europass Mobility Document
The Europass Mobility Document records knowledge and skills acquired in an academic term as part of an exchange programme or a work placement in a company from another European country. It contains information regarding the individual, the purpose and duration of the mobility experience, the training and skills acquired abroad etc.
The Europass Mobility is monitored and completed by two partner organizations, one in the country of origin and the other in the host country and it is issued upon request.