Erasmus + is the European Commission’s flagship educational and training programme for higher education students, teachers and institutions. It was introduced to increase student mobility within Europe to enable them to study or do a traineeship abroad. Over the past years ERASMUS + has flourished throughout its development, evolving through different phrases, and now it also supports individuals in higher education and companies interested in lecturing in a university in another country.

DATA

  • 4 million people will benefit from the program, including 2 million students
  • 2 thousand VET providers and entrepreneurs will establish 150 sector skills alliances
  • 1,5 thousand higher education institutions and enterprises will create 150 knowledge alliances
  • 800 thousand lecturers, university and school teachers, trainers and youth workers will participate in employee mobility projects
  • 25 thousand strategic partnerships will connect 125 thousand schools, vocational education and training institutions, higher education and adult education institutions, youth organizations and enterprises

ERASMUS CHARTER

The Erasmus + program started on January 1, 2014 and replaced the existing programs: “Lifelong Learning” (and its sector programs – Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius and Grundtvig), the Jean Monnet action, the “Youth in Action” program and five other programs (including Erasmus Mundus and Tempus). For the first time in the history of educational programs in the European Union, sport-related initiatives will also be supported.

Duration of the Erasmus + Program: 2014-2020 (2020/2021 – the last academic year covered by the program).

By the decision of the European Commission, the University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin holds the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) and fully participates in the implementation of the decentralized activities of the ERASMUS + Program Action 1. Educational Mobility.

ERASMUS + EXCHANGE PROGRAMME FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF

Erasmus + (duration period is 2014-2020, the last year is 2020/2021 academic year) encourages student and staff mobility for work and study, and promotes trans-national co-operation projects among universities across Europe. Undergraduate students, graduate students, academic staff and administrative staff can all participate.

Experience abroad contributes to enriching students’ academic knowledge and professional competences, support their personal development, forges a common European identity and also makes mobility of young people during their lifetime real, which is a central part of the programme. Learning abroad equips individuals with a range of competences, including language skills, which are increasingly valued by employers. Erasmus + also benefits students who do traineeships in companies. By temporarily working in a company abroad students gain a better understanding of other economies as well as the chance to develop specific skills. Erasmus + also funds intensive programmes, which bring together teachers and students from different EU higher education institution. These short study programmes encourage the multinational learning of specialist subjects and provide students with access to academic knowledge which is not available in a single one institution.

STUDENT MOBILITY

ECTS CREDITS

The University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin currently operate the ECTS credit system. Each Erasmus + student receives a transcript of records at the end of their stay presenting the courses they have studied, including all exam results, and their ECTS equivalents. As an approximation, one semester studying full time at WSEI is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits. It is important to have an up to date information about the Learning Agreement to ensure your course of study is sufficient for your home institution to award you the correct number of credits for your time with us.

DIPLOMA RECOGNITION

The recognition of degrees and qualifications obtained in University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin is based on the Lisbon Convention on Recognition of Degrees, ratified by Poland in 2004. Due to this convention, the recognition of the School diplomas is easy recognized internationally. Within the countries of the EU they are recognized automatically. WSEI also issues Diploma Supplements. For information on diploma recognition please visit www.buwiwm.edu.pl.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

This section will provide you with procedures, necessary documents and application deadlines for incoming students in the academic year 2020/2021.

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STUDY PROGRAMS

This section will provide you with the information about study programs in the academic year 2020/2021. You will find the information about Modules/Subject covered in each course and ECTS points available.

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR

This section will provide you with the information about the organisation and schedule of the academic year 2020/2021.

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OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

This section will provide you with the information about the ways to travel to Lublin, places of accommodation, practical information about living in Poland, visas requirements and more.

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COVID-19 RELATED INFORMATION

In the current pandemic situation please check if there are no additional requirements/procedures for travelling from/to your country of origin. Updated information about Covid-19 related international travel you may find in the following link: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/travel

CONTACT

University Erasmus + Coordinator
Marta Drygała
e-mail: marta.drygala@wsei.lublin.pl
tel: +48 81 749 32 51

More information about mobilities under the Erasmus + Program is available at the Center for Projects, International Cooperation and Development Strategy,

1st floor, room 103,
e-mail: erasmus@wsei.lublin.pl
tel. phone: +48 81 749 32 27