Erasmus+ mobility offers an opportunity to spend one term abroad at one of the partner institutions of the Faculty of Humanities. The programme helps to improve one’s language skills, to test one’s ability to get adapted to the life abroad and to increase one’s chances at the labour market.

Application for Erasmus+ mobility takes place:

  • In February for an autumn term;
  • In September for a spring term.

Erasmus+ mobility programmes offers a scholarship for one term abroad spent at one of the partner institutions: Faculty of Humanities partner institutions

The scholarship varies from 450 EUR per month (Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Estonia, Lithuania) to 700 EUR per month (Norway, Lichtenstein, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Ireland). 

It is necessary to remember that:

  • A scholarship is offered for one term. Additional scholarship is not guaranteed.
  • The University of Latvia can offer 100 EUR more for students coming from low-income families.

Requirements for the participation in the programme:

  1. The selection of students for Erasmus+ mobility programme takes place twice a year at the Faculty of Humanities.
  2. All bachelor, master and PhD students are eligible for Eramsus+ mobility programme, if they:
  • acquired 40 credit points (two semesters),
  • have no study debts,
  • are not on a study break. 

In order to apply for Erasmus+ mobility, a student of the Faculty of Humanities should:

  1. Choose one of the partner institutions of the Faculty of Humanities. It is important to mention that the agreements are signed for all programmes separately (a student can choose only an agreement of his/her programme).
  2. Fill in an  application form
  3. Attach the following:
  • Transcript with an average mark (Print screen from LUIS in a pdf/jpg format)
  • Motivation letter, written in a free form and addressed to the director of one’s programme (about one A4 page). The letter should be written in the language of the programme, or in Latvian. The letter should contain the justification of one’s choice of the partner institution, as well as specify the selected courses (30 ECTS).

The application form with all attachments should be sent to Jekaterina Čerņevska, e-mail: jekaterina.cernevska@lu.lv. Please, use your SURNAME in the file name.

The results will be sent to a student’s e-mail individually in three weeks after the end of the application process.

Please, consider the following before the application:

  1. Possibility to spend one term abroad (financial aspects, scholarship, family and health problems);
  2. Selection of the partner institutions should be made according to one’s academic interests (it is not tourism).
  3. For the motivation letter a student needs to understand what courses he/she is going to have during the absence. Moreover, a student should find the corresponding courses at the partner institution. Please, remember that neither the programme director, nor the international coordinator help you in this process. A student should research the home page of the partner institution carefully.
  4. A student should research the terms of application to the partner institution. Remember about the specific deadlines and documents that should be prepared in advance.
  5. Some (not all) partner institution require a language certificate that can attest to the student’s level. If it is a requirement, make sure you have it.

If you have additional questions, please, contact the international coordinator Jekaterina Čerņevska, e-mail: jekaterina.cernevska@lu.lv.