Application Process

 

The main recruitment is organized once a year at the turn of March and April for the mobility in the next academic year. Mostly there are also two additional recruitments organized in June and October.

 

You can apply within the main recruitment in March and additional recruitment in June if you  are a student of: 

  • full-time or part-time studies 
  • 1st year of bachelor degree studies- you can apply for summer semester of the next  academic year only  
  • 2nd year of bachelor degree studies – you can apply for winter or summer semester of the  next academic year 
  • 3rd year of bachelor degree studies- you can apply for summer semester of the next  academic year only (you need to take up master degree studies at UEKat) 
  • 1st year of master degree studies- you can apply for winter or summer semester of the  next academic year only 
  • 1st semester of 1,5- master degree in Logistics- you can apply for winter or summer  semester of the next academic year 

Students of the 6th semester of 3,5-bachelor degree in Logistics cannot take part in the recruitment. 

You can apply within the additional recruitment in October if you are a student of: 

  • full-time or part-time studies 
  • 2nd and 3rd year of bachelor degree studies 
  • 1st and 2nd year of master degree studies (also graduates of bachelor degree studies of  different universities) 

Students of the 7th semester of 3,5-bachelor degree in Logistics cannot take part in the  recruitment. 

 

Minimum average grade - 3.5 

In case of all three recruitments you need to have minimum average grade of 3.5 from all the  completed semesters within a particular level of studies. The average grade is calculated by the Dean’s Office. 

Main recruitment in March and additional recruitment in April/May: 

The required average grade for students of the 1st semester of 1,5- master degree in Logistics is taken from the diploma from the previous level of studies. 

Additional recruitment in October:

The average grade for students of the 1st year of master degree studies is taken from the diploma  from the previous level of studies. 

Recommendation of the Dean 

In order to be qualified for the Erasmus+ programme a student needs to receive a full or conditional recommendation of the Dean. The Dean’s decision regarding the recommendation is  given to the International Relations by the Dean’s Office together with the average grade.

Main recruitment in March and additional recruitment in April/May: 

Conditional recommendation of the Dean is given to the 1st - year bachelor degree students, students with failed courses or re-sit exams, students realizing their mobility within the Erasmus + programme during the recruitment process and 3rd - year bachelor degree students until they are officially accepted for the master degree studies. 

Additional recruitment in October:

Students of the 1st semester of master degree studies receive a conditional recommendation (if they have successfully completed their first semester of studies). 

Approval of the BA/MA Thesis Supervisor 

Students whose stay within the Erasmus+ will be on their last semester of studies need to receive an approval from their BA/MA thesis supervisor. The approval can be sent by e-mail. International  Relations office asks for the supervisor’s approval after the qualification of the student for the  program. Students who were unable to choose a supervisor during the recruitment must send their  consent as soon as possible after their selection. 

Language of instruction- B2 

You need to know the language of instruction of the partner university on the B2 level. If the language certificate is required by the university, you need to upload it into the system while  submitting the application form. You can check the language certificate requirements in the file with  the list of universities and their offer. 

Previous participation in the Erasmus+ Programme 

The formalities related to your previous participation in the Erasmus+ programme must be  finalized, except for students staying during the recruitment at the partner university. 

Applying for the Erasmus+ scholarship during your Erasmus+ stay abroad
Main recruitment in March and additional recruitment in April/May:

Students staying at a partner university within the Erasmus+ mobility may apply for another Erasmus+ scholarship only for a stay in the summer semester of the next academic year. Students  are advised to choose partner universities that start their summer semester after the end of the  winter exam session at UE Katowice. 

Additional recruitment in October: 

There is no possibility to take part in the recruitment during the Erasmus+ stay abroad. 

Eligibility for the mobility

The final qualification for the mobility is provided by the Erasmus+ University Coordinator and the Vice-Rector for Education and International Relations.

Appeal against qualification results

Students have the right to appeal against the decision within 7 days from the date of receiving information about the qualification results from BWM. The appeal should be addressed to the Vice-Rector for Education and International Relations through BWM. The Vice-Rector has 14 days to make a decision, which should be treated as final.

Resignation from the Erasmus+ scholarship in previous years 

If the resignation from the Erasmus+ scholarship in previous years was caused by some important  personal issues (explained at the time of resignation to the International Relations in an e-mail) or  by restrictions caused by covid-19 or an early resignation from a randomly selected university, the  student can take part in the recruitment for the next academic year.  

PhD Students 

PhD students can apply for the Erasmus+ grant on the basis of individual arrangements made with the International Relations office, after verification of the academic offer of a particular university.