Erasmus & Study Abroad: Outgoing Exchange Students

Kim Lowings undertook a Study Abroad exchange at LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore

Studying and working abroad is actively encouraged at Falmouth and the opportunities are numerous thanks to exchange programmes with our European and international partner universities. The Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator supports Falmouth students who want to study or work in another country as part of your degree.

First and second year BA(Hons), MA and PhD students - are you interested in:

  • Erasmus study?
  • An Erasmus work placement?
  • Study Abroad in countries outside Europe?

Then please read the following:

For Erasmus study

  • Find out who our Erasmus partners in Europe are from the list of European exchange partners (right)
  • Browse their websites for courses that you might like to study
  • Talk to a member of your subject area to see if they would support you
  • Contact the International Office to inform us of your intentions (contact details at the bottom of this page)
  • Search the partner institution websites for Erasmus information
  • If they have their own application procedure please follow this
  • If not, ask for the relevant requirements and application forms from Falmouth's Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator
  • Complete the application process as far as you can
  • Then contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator again to check through the application

Remember:

  • Each of our partner universities will have their own application deadline that you must meet
  • To qualify for an Erasmus grant (which is approximately €300 per month) you must get agreement from your subject academic staff to study for a minimum of three months

For an Erasmus work placement

This is an opportunity for a student to work for a minimum of two and a maximum of 12 months as an intern in a professional organisation within the European Union.

  • Research and locate the organisation you are interested in
  • Email the organisation to ask them if they would be prepared to consider you for an Erasmus work placement
  • Ensure that there are no language barriers
  • Talk to a member of your subject area to see if they would support you
  • Contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator (contact details below) to inform us of your intentions and to access the relevant documentation for a work placement. Please ensure that you are clear about the formal requirements
  • When you have completed the documentation contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator to process your application
  • The opportunity to go on an Erasmus funded work placement is also open to recent graduates. Please note that although the placement can take place anytime with the first year of you leaving Falmouth, you'll need to have completed all the relevant paperwork before the end of your last semester as an active student.

Remember:

  • Falmouth has no established Erasmus work placement partner organisations, however there might be current academic staff or past students who have experience of an organisation that might interest you
  • To qualify for an Erasmus grant (which is approximately €300 per month) you must be accepted for a minimum of three months' work placement
  • The only deadline is that all the necessary documentation is completed before you begin to make travel and accommodation arrangements
  • You cannot apply for an Erasmus work placement grant to work in the UK

For Study Abroad in countries outside the European Union

  • Find out who our Study Abroad partners are from the list of international exchange partners (right)
  • Browse their websites for courses that you might like to study
  • Talk to a member of your subject area to see if they would support you
  • Contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator to inform us of your intentions (contact details at the bottom of this page)
  • Search the partner institution websites for Study Abroad information
  • If they have their own application procedure please follow this
  • If not, contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator for the relevant requirements and application forms
  • Complete the application process as far as you can and then contact the Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator again to check through the application

Remember:

  • Each of our partner universities will have their own application deadline that you must meet
  • You do not receive a grant for this study option
  • The fees at the host partner institution are waived but you do continue to pay fees to Falmouth University

Contact us

For further information please contact:

Jenny Gramnes
Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator

Placements & Employability, Falmouth University
Falmouth Campus, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4RH, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1326 259375
Email: jenny.gramnes@falmouth.ac.uk