Application Dates 18 January 2022* - 4 February 2022 (17:00)
*After the 21-22 fall semester grades are recorded in the transcript  
Deadline for submission of acceptance letters:  Thursday, March 31, 2022
Mobility period:  June 2022 earliest, June 2023 latest 
Mobilities are expected to start in June at the earliest, but visa processes should be taken into account.
Mobility period:  Minimum 2 months, maximum 12 months



Minimum Requirements 

1. Being a full-time student enrolled in a higher education program at any of the formal education levels (associate, undergraduate, graduate, doctorate) within the higher education institution,

2. a) Having a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.20/4.00 for associate and undergraduate students,

b) Transcript has not yet been created at the application stage

1- For students transferring from associate degree, minimum 2.20/4.00 of associate degree graduation;

2-For first year students, a high school graduation grade of at least 75/100

c) Having a cumulative academic grade point average of at least 2.50/4.00 for graduate and doctorate students,

3. Having a sufficient number of courses (30 ECTS per semester) for learning mobility or ECTS credit load that is not a course. For graduate and doctoral students who do not have a course load, for example, who are in the thesis period, a learning agreement can be arranged for a non-course workload of 30 ECTS in one academic term.

4. If it has benefited from higher education mobility activities in the 2014-2020 and/or 2021-2027 Erasmus+ periods within the current education level, the total duration of the new activity should not exceed 12 months.

*Students studying in a double major can apply for mobility from only one major in the same application period.


Doctoral Mobility: Doctoral candidates and recent graduates ('post-docs')* can perform short-term or long-term physical education or internship mobility abroad in order to better respond to the learning and training needs of doctoral candidates and to create equal opportunities. It is possible to add virtual mobility to physical mobility.

*“Post-docs” can participate in internship mobility within 12 months following their graduation under the same conditions as other new graduates.

In doctoral mobility, short-term physical activity is a minimum of 5 days and a maximum of 30 days. For long-term doctoral mobility, the minimum period is 2 months and the maximum duration is 12 months. Long-term doctoral mobility may also include a complementary internship programme. Long-term doctoral mobility can be realized as mixed (physical + virtual) mobility.


Foreign Language Exams

Yeditepe University Foreign Language Exams





French Exam

14 February 2022 Monday


English Exam

16 February 2022 Wednesday


German Exam

17 February 2022 Thursday


Spanish Exam

18 February 2022 Friday


Exam place information will be sent to e-mail addresses of successful applicants.

  • Minimum successful foreign language grade from Yeditepe University Erasmus exams: 60 / 100
  • It is valid for two years.
  • Minimum successful YDS / (e)YDS / YÖKDİL grade: 66 / 100
  • Minimum successful TOEFL IBT score: 79
  • Minimum successful TOEFL PBT grade: 550
    • TOEFL IBT and PBT exams are only accepted from Yeditepe University, Istanbul Technical University and Middle East Technical University exam centers.
    • TOEFL IBT Home Edition is not valid.

*Students who want to submit their exam results other than Yeditepe University foreign language exams should upload their exam results to the KION system at the time of application.

*Which exam to take must be selected in the application form*

**The exam must be taken in the language of internship requested by the internship places you get acceptance**

Internship Places

Any public or private sector institution located in one of the countries where internship activities can be carried out, in the labor market or in the field of education, training, youth, research and development can be an internship place. While not a limiting list, the following organizations can be considered as examples of suitable internship places:

  • small, joint or large enterprises owned by a public or private sector
  • local, regional or national public institutions
  • embassies or consulates of the sending country abroad
  • all kinds of business world such as chambers of commerce, tradesmen-crafts unions, stock markets and unions
  • formation/union
  • research institutes
  • foundations
  • school/institute/education center (school including vocational or adult education
  • It can be any kind of educational institution from pre-high school education)
  • non-profit institutions, associations, NGOs
  • institutions providing career planning, professional consultancy and information services
  • higher education institutions (Higher education institutions in the program countries must have ECHE, higher education institutions in partner countries must be recognized by a competent authority in accordance with their national legislation and have signed a bilateral inter-institutional agreement with the sending institution before the internship activity)

The following organizations are not eligible for higher education internship activity under Erasmus+:

You can also check internship places from these databases


Online Application: will be made through the KION system.

Please Check "How To Apply"  Before Application. 

  • The application system will remain open only from 18 January 2022 to 4 February 2022 (17:00).
  • In order to log in to the system, you must use your OBS System username and password.
  • Students who will apply for the first time must click on the "Exchange Programs Pre-Application Link" and fill in the pre-registration fields.
  • Students who have a profile/application from the previous year in the system can log in directly to the system.
  • The transcript, which is the document that must be uploaded to the application system, must be approved by the Registrar's Office.
  • In order for the application to be approved, it must be completed by clicking the "Finish the application process" button. Incomplete applications will be deemed invalid.

Letter of acceptance

The Letter of Acceptance to be received from the internship place should contain the following information:

  • Name surname,
  • Your field of study at Yeditepe University,
  • How long you have been invited (exact dates must be written), (Erasmus+ Internship duration cannot be less than 60 days)
  • Internship language
  • Jobs to be done in the internship
  • You must indicate that you have been accepted within the scope of Erasmus+ Student Placement / Internship Mobility.
  • The acceptance letter should be printed on company letterhead and signed and stamped by the company official. (The name of the company manager should be written.)
  • The suitability of the internship place to the department where the student is studying should be consulted and approved by the Erasmus coordinator of the department/program. (The name, surname and signature of the coordinator must be included on the letter with the expression of “approved”)
  • List of Academic Coordinators

  • Example of internship place acceptance letter:

  • A letter of acceptance can be submitted at the time of application, but is not mandatory. After the application and examination procedures are completed, the deadline for the acceptance letter is : 31 March 2022.


Erasmus Score of students who meet the minimum requirements and pass the language exam is calculated by aggregating half of the GPA in the 100 system and half of the language score.

All criteria are as follows:


Points (+/-)



Language Score 


Child of martyrs or war veterans (Has to be documented and submitted Erasmus Office before the application deadline)


Students with disabilities  (Has to be documented and submitted Erasmus Office before the application deadline)


Students in need of protection, care and housing under the Social Work Act No. 2828 (Applicants are required to provide a letter issued by Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policies, proving that they are in need of protection, care and housing in accordance with Social Work Act No. 2828)


Submitting an internship acceptance letter at the time of application


Internships to develop digital skills (DOTs) are prioritized


Prior Participation in Erasmus Student Mobility (granted or non-granted)


Doing a mobility period in your country of citizenship 


For selected students:

Cancellation of participation after the announced deadline for cancellation


Simultaneous application to two types of mobilities (Students who apply two mobility programmes at the same time, shall give a petition to Erasmus Office. In this petition, the preference of -10 deduction to be applied one of the applications has to be declared)


Not entering the Language Proficiency Exam without a valid excuse despite your prior declaration that you would take it (effective on the applicant’s next application)


For selected students: 

Failure to participate in meetings/seminars on Erasmus mobility held by Turkish Council of Higher Education without a valid reason (effective on the applicant’s next application)


Grant Allocation

If the grant allocated for Erasmus Internship Mobility meets the demands of all students only for a certain period of time (at least two months), all students are given a grant for the specified period in the first grant distribution. Extension requests are evaluated according to the amount of additional grants and/or the remaining grants from students who cancel their mobilities, with priority being given to students whose first admission is longer than two months.

For students selected within the scope of Erasmus Internship Mobility, in case the total grant is insufficient to cover the two-month internship period of all students, the grant distribution method based on the performance of the Faculty/Institute/School

Click for detailed grant distribution method and grant deductions.

Grant allocation to all placed students depends on the amount of grant allocated to our University for the relevant project year; therefore, granting of every student is not guaranteed.

Grant amounts are as follows:

Grant payments are made in two installments. The first payment is 80% of the total Erasmus+ grant. Payment of the second installment depends on the students' completion of all required procedures and their academic standing (successfully completing/passing the internship).

Short-term doctoral mobility grants:

Up to the 14th day of activity

70 Euro

15th to the 30th day of activity

50 Euro

Click for detailed grant distribution method and grant deductions.

Additional Grant Support

Additional Grant Support may be provided to disadvantaged participants in addition to the grant they deserve for mobility. In order to be able to have the additional grant support, the disadvantaged participant is defined as an individual with limited economic and social opportunities and who fits into the following sub-categories.

1) Those who are subject to Law No. 2828 (Those who have a protection, care or shelter decision by the Ministry of Family and Social Services pursuant to Law No. 2828)

2) Students for whom protection, care or accommodation decision has been taken within the scope of Child Protection Law No. 5395.

3) Those who receive an orphan's benefit

4) Children of Martyrs / Veterans

5) Those who are granted a needy benefit for themselves or their families (the student, his/her parents or guardians have received financial support from municipalities, public institutions and organizations (Ministry, Social Assistance and Solidarity Foundations, General Directorate of Foundations, Kızılay, AFAD) proving that they have received financial support at the time of their Erasmus application. It is sufficient to submit the document.)

Credit and Hostels Institution scholarships and similar scholarships, other grants, aids and scholarships in the nature of success scholarships, one-time aids are not considered within the scope of financial aid.

The following amounts of Additional Grant Support can be provided according to the type of mobility within the budget possibilities, upon their request and provided that they document this situation, to the students who meet the above scope:

Mobility Type 

Additional Grant Support 

Study mobility between 2 and 12 months

250 € per month 

Short-term student mobility between 5-14 days*

100 € in addition to the daily grant total

Short-term student mobility between 15-30 days*

150 € in addition to the daily grant total

* In this case, no additional support is given for the internship.

Travel Support

Disadvantaged students/new graduates participating in short-term mobility can receive a travel grant.

Students/new graduates who do not receive travel support can be given an individual support grant for up to 4 days for travel days, with an additional one-time grant of 50 Euros, if they prefer green travel.

Travel distances 

In case of standard travel

In case of green travel

Between 10 and 99 KM

23 EUR per participant


Between 100 and 499 KM:

180 EUR per participant

210 EUR per participant

Between 500 and 1999 KM:

275 EUR per participant

320 EUR per participant

Between 2000 and 2999 KM:

360 EUR per participant

410 EUR per participant

Between 3000 and 3999 KM:

530 EUR per participant

610 EUR per participant

Between 4000 and 7999 KM:

820 EUR per participant


8000 KM or more:

1500 EUR per participant