With the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, students can spend one or two semesters at a European partner university of the IPW. Core features of the programme are a waiver of tuition fees at the partner university and the payment of a mobility grant to all participants. A prerequisite for a stay at a specific university via Erasmus+ is that an agreement exists between the study programmes of the home university and the partner university. In the download area you will find a list of all partner universities with which the IPW has such an agreement. In addition, the contact persons and websites of the respective institutes of the partner universities are listed on the Partner Universities page for more detailed information.
Both BA and MA Political Science students can participate in an exchange via Erasmus+. MA students of the MA Complex Decision Making and the MA International Relation can also apply for places at the IPW. In the list of partner universities (in the download area) you will find information about how many places are available for Bachelor and Master students at the respective university.
An Erasmus exchange is possible for a period of one or two semesters in each study period. Applications are due by 15 February each year for a study visit in the following academic year (winter and summer semester).
To apply, you must register at the Mobility Online Portal of the International Office. In addition, you have to send all required documents by e-mail to the Erasmus representative of the IPW, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Haunss (email@example.com). These documents include
- a letter of motivation (in English!),
- a curriculum vitae in tabular form
- language certificates and transcripts of grades.
Selection is based on the letter of motivation and previous academic achievements.
For a detailed overview of the application process, please see the Application Process Checklist (Checkliste Bewerbungsverfahren) in the download area.
Feedback on the allocation of places is usually provided by mid-March.
More detailed information about our exchange universities can be found in the testimonials of former exchange students. The International Office also provides further general information about a stay abroad with Erasmus+.
Information on the recognition of study achievements abroad can be found in the Erasmus Study Abroad FAQ in the download area.