Erasmus + is the European Union's program for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. Its total budget is EUR 14,7 billion. Erasmus + builds on the achievements of European education programs that have run for 25 years and is the result of a combination of the following European initiatives carried out by the European Commission in 2007-2013: Lifelong Learning Program, Youth in Action Program, Erasmus Mundus , Tempus, Alfa, Edulink, and cooperation programs with industrialized countries in the field of higher education.
• 4 million people will benefit from the program;
• 2 million students will benefit from the program;
• 800 thousand lecturers, teachers, trainers, representatives of educational staff and youth workers will participate in worker 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;
• 150 sector skills alliances will be established by 2 Vocational education and training providers and entrepreneurs;
• 150 knowledge alliances will be established by 1,5 thousand. higher education institutions and enterprises.
Mobility projects for cooperation with Program Countries may include:
• student mobility:
◦ mobility of students to study in other program countries - for a period from 3 to 12 months;
◦ mobility of students for internships to other program countries - for a period from 2 to 12 months;
◦ mobility of graduates for internships / internships to other program countries - for a period from 2 to 12 months
• mobility of university employees:
◦ mobility of academic teachers for the purpose of conducting didactic activities at universities in the program countries; this category also includes visits by company representatives from other Program Countries to conduct classes for students;
◦ trips of university employees (both academic teachers and other employees) to universities, institutions, organizations, enterprises in other countries of the program for training purposes (improvement of professional competences, expanding knowledge in a given field, participation in training, "work shadowing", etc. .).
Since 2014, the University of Commerce and Services has had the ECHE (Erasmus Charter for Higher Education). Thus, WSHiU joined the Erasmus + Program, the aim of which is to develop international cooperation between universities and to support the mobility of students and employees of the University.
RECRUITMENT PROCESS 2020/2021 for studies:
An application for a grant under the Project should be submitted to the Dean's Office of the University of Commerce and Services in Poznań:
- by - for grant applications for the first semester of the 2020/2021 academic year,
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
The application consists of the following documents:
- transcript of grades with a weighted average for the 2014/2015 academic year, the compliance of which with the facts was confirmed by an authorized secretary or dean's office employee,
- a photocopy of the language certificate (at least B2 level) or Language Proficiency Form (confirming the knowledge of the language of instruction at the host university),
- photocopies of language certificates or Language Proficiency Form (confirming knowledge of foreign languages indicated in the Application Form, other than the language of instruction at the host university)
- documentation of scientific achievements,
- cover letter in English,
- Learning Agreement project, approved by the Erasmus + Program coordinator, (LAS, LAS Instruction, LAS Annex)
- the supervisor's opinion taking into account the suitability of the program to the subject of the doctoral dissertation (applies only to third-cycle studies)
Submission of the above-mentioned of the application is tantamount to consenting to the processing of the candidate's personal data for the purposes of the Project.
»Selection of candidates and eligibility criteria
Candidates are selected by a three-person commission chaired by the Vice-Rector for Didactics, based on the following criteria:
a.for first-cycle and second-cycle studies:
- weighted average - 20%,
- scientific achievements - 30%,
- knowledge of the language of instruction at the host university - 20%,
- knowledge of foreign languages - 10%,
- cover letter (candidate's motivation - 10%, individual predispositions of the candidate for mobility abroad - 10%) - 20%;
In the event of a tie, priority should be given to candidates with a more difficult financial situation.
a. by 31 December 2018 in the case of applications for a scholarship for the second semester of the 2018/2019 academic year,
b. until May 15 for applications, in the case of applications for a scholarship for the first semester of the 2019/2020 academic year,
The Commission nominates candidates, and the University of Commerce and Services in the person of the coordinator provides information to the candidates to the e-mail address and the host university provided in the application.
NOTE: In the case of mobility in the academic year 2019/2020, applications submitted for the winter semester 2019/2020 will not be considered.
What documents must be signed before going on an Erasmus + internship?
In addition, the student is required to complete the language test before starting the internship (OLS).
Before going on an Erasmus + internship, the student signs the following documents:
- "Learning Agreement for Traineeships", i.e. an agreement between the student, the host institution and the College of Commerce and Services, specifying the program and course of the internship.
- "Agreement" between the student and the University of Commerce and Services for the trip for internship (PlacementContract), which specifies in detail the conditions of internship, as well as payment and settlement of the scholarship
What other formalities await the student before going on an Erasmus placement?
Each Erasmus + scholarship holder is obliged to take out insurance before leaving from the consequences of accidents, from civil liability in the workplace or private, and obtain appropriate health insurance.
Basic health insurance is guaranteed by the European Health Insurance Card issued by National Health Fund. The card is valid only in the European Union countries and covers only some of the benefits related to treatment. Detailed information can be found on the National Health Fund website. When leaving, for example, to Turkey, you must take out a policy in an insurance company.
What formalities await the student after returning from the Erasmus + internship?
After returning from the host institution, the student is obliged to:
- Present the confirmation of completion of the internship issued by the host institution, containing the actual start and end date of the internship and the evaluation of the internship, found on the last pages of the Learning Agreement for Traineeships ('section to be completedaftermobility')
- complete the language test after completion of the internship (OLS)
- complete the on-line Erasmus + scholarship survey
Does the host institution provide accommodation for the placement?
It can provide, but is not obligated to do so. The Erasmus + rules do not oblige the institution organizing the placement to provide apprentices / people with accommodation, but the institution should at least provide information about the possibilities of finding one.
Will the internship abroad be credited by the University of Commerce? and Services?
Yes, this is an Erasmus + requirement. The Erasmus + internship is considered as a compulsory internship, which is an integral part of studies at our university, after prior arrangement with the coordinator / student of compulsory internships at the home institute. In the case of a non-compulsory internship, it should be entered in the Diploma Supplement as an additional achievement of the student. In both cases, the completion of the internship will require the student / s to provide a document in which the host institution confirms its completion.
Applications submitted after the deadline shall not be considered.
Trips for employees
Dear Erasmus students!
Thank you for your interest in our university. We cordially invite you to study at WSiU in Poznan.
All lectures for Erasmus students take place in English. We would also like to invite you to take part in the Polish language course.
We wish you a fruitful and unforgettable time at WSHiU and in beautiful Poznań!
Application procedure - step by step
To apply for an Erasmus trip to WSHiU, you should be nominated by your university.
ATTENTION! You need a bilateral agreement between your home university and WSHiU in Poznan.
Send us application documents by regular mail or scanned to the address of the International Cooperation Office (firstname.lastname@example.org)
15/05/2019 (winter semester / full academic year) or
31/10/2019 (summer semester)
We check the documents and decide on your acceptance.
If the Department decides to accept, the International Cooperation Office will send an acceptance letter.
Remember to arrange health insurance before your arrival.
Faculty of Management:
Methods and techniques of managment
Management of modern organizations
Business strategy and business plan
Faculty of Tourism:
Marketing in tourism and recreation
Culture tourism in Poland
Innovative technologies in tourism
Business strategy and business plan
Organization of events in tourism
If you have questions about the details of the courses, please contact the coordinators.