“Erasmus+” student charter.

Kaunas University of Applied Sciences takes part in “Erasmus+” programme since 1999 and is a member of Erasmus Student Network in Lithuania since 2010.

Countries that participate in the “Erasmus+” programme: 27 EU countries, Iceland, Lichtenstein, North Macedonia, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.

Application for studies

  1. Contact the International Coordinator of your faculty for choosing the institution abroad.
  2. Register here.
  3. Wait for the results.

Application period:

  • for studies abroad in spring semester: September 10th–October 31st;
  • for studies abroad in autumn semester: January 20th–March 2nd.
Partners in Programme Countries Partners in Partner Countries

Application for internship

  1. Find a place for internship. Contact the International Coordinator of your faculty for help if needed.
  2. Register here.
  3. Wait for the results.

Application period:

  • for internship abroad in spring semester: September 10th–October 31st;
  • for internship abroad in summer or autumn semester: January 20th–March 30th.

Look for internships here:

Organisations that can mediate for internship:

  • Exchange studies for 3–12 months;
  • internship abroad for 2–12 months;
  • mixed mobility (e. g. 2 months of studies and 1 month of practice) for 3–12 months;
  • post-graduate internship (available within one year after graduation) for 2–12 months;
  • receiving State scholarship for degree studies abroad;
  • receiving State scholarship for summer courses for students.
Group of countries Scholarship for studies / month Scholarship for traineeship, Eur / month
In total, Eur / month EK scholarship, Eur / month Scholarship of Kauno kolegija
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway 700,00 520,00 180,00 700,00
Austria, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France, Netherlands 650,00 500,00 150,00 650,00
Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal 550,00 400 50,00
Czech Republic, Croatia, Turkey 500,00 450 50,00 600,00
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Rumunija, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, Northern Macedonia, Hungary 450,00 450,00 0
Partnership countries 700,00 700,00 0 700,00

Additional help for socially disadvantaged students

Socially disadvantaged students may receive an additional grant of 200 Eur / month.

What is a socially disadvantaged student?

  • Persons from underprivileged families or persons living alone that are entitled to receive or are receiving social allowance according to the Monetary Social Welfare for underprivileged citizens of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • People who have a 45 % or less statutory work rate or severe or medium disability;
  • People who are under age of 25 and have a custody which has been established before the age of adulthood in accordance with the law or their parents (the sole parent) were deceased.

Additional help for students with special needs

Students with special needs may receive an additional grant.

Support may be granted for the above listed expenses to cover:

  • Additional expenses for facilities and / or services, depending on the nature of illness / disability. Medical records are needed as a proof for these costs. The document must clearly state what and how much services will be required during the mobility period. Support will be based on the expenses incurred.
  • If justified, accompanying person’s subsistence and travel expenses.
  • Academic performance of the previous year;
  • knowledge of a foreign language (of the receiving country or the receiving institution);
  • equivalence of subjects abroad to the study programme at Kaunas University of Applied Sciences;
  • motivation for studies / internship abroad;
  • personal abilities to handle problems.
  1. Keep in touch with the International Coordinator of your faculty.
  2. Fill in the necessary documents and take them with you when they are prepared:
  1. Familiarize yourself with the Student Charter.
  2. Download “Erasmus+” app.
  3. Make the European Health Insurance Card.
  4. Buy the travel insurance covering illnesses and accidents (check if the company has any discounts for “Erasmus+” students).
  5. Make sure you have the civil liability insurance.
  6. Make a visa if your mobility will be outside the EU. For more information, contact the receiving institution and the Embassy of the country you are going to.
  7. Pass the OLS foreign language test. You will receive the request via email.
  8. Prepare a presentation about Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas and Lithuania.
  1. Keep in touch with the International Coordinator of your faculty.
  2. If any changes in the subjects need to be done, prepare the During the Mobility part of your Learning Agreement.
  1. After returning, submit the following documents at the International Relations Services of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences and the copies of the documents to the head of your department:
  • Certificate of Attendance for Studies / Traineeship;
  • Signed Learning / Training Agreement, including During the Mobility part if any changes were made;
  1. Fill in the online “Mobility Tool” report. You will receive a request via email.
  2. Pass the second OLS foreign language test. You will receive the request via email.
  3. Prepare a presentation about your mobility.

Nordplus” Framework Programme is aimed at educational institutions from Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden) and the autonomous Nordic regions (Åland Islands, Faroe Islands, Greenland).

To APPLY contact the International Coordinator of your faculty!

  • To improve the quality of education;
  • to make education more innovative;
  • to promote long-term cooperation;
  • to promote exchange of experience and good practice between educational institutions;
  • dissemination and sustainability of the results achieved.
  • Exchange studies in the Nordic and Baltic countries for 1–12 months;
  • internship* in Nordic and Baltic companies and educational institutions for 1–12 months;
  • Intensive Study Program (IP);
  • Express mobility – a visit to Nordic and Baltic countries for the period from 1 week to 1 month;
  • receiving State scholarship for degree studies abroad;
  • receiving State scholarship for summer courses for students.

Scholarships are awarded in accordance with “Nordplus” regulations. For more information contact the coordinator of your faculty.

*During the selection, priority is given to students who find the internships themselves.

Students participating in the “Nordplus” programme receive a scholarship which covers the travel and living expenses (depending on the length of the mobility).*

Scholarship to cover living expenses:

200 Eur / month or 70 Eur / week

Scholarship to cover travel expenses:

Country you are travelling to Scholarship, Eur
Aland Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Norway, Sweden 330
Faroe Islands, Iceland 660
Greenland 1300
Local trip longer than 500 km 150

*When the “Nordplus” mobility takes 2 months or more, scholarship size is equal to the “Erasmus+” scholarships.

  • Academic performance of the previous year;
  • knowledge of a foreign language (of the receiving country or the receiving institution);
  • equivalence of subjects abroad to the study programme at Kaunas University of Applied Sciences;
  • motivation for studies / internship abroad;
  • personal abilities to handle problems.

You can participate in a mobility within the “Nordplus” programme if your faculty is a member of a “Nordplus” network or a project that matches the profile of your study programme.

Students can acquire double degree:

Students can participate in various projects, intensive programmes and other international events organized by their or other departments.

Students can participate in lectures of foreign lecturers visiting Kaunas University of Applied Sciences from all around the world.