Erasmus Program

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View photos from Romania and the Transilvania University of Brasov (UTB).

STUDY FOR FREE THIS SPRING AT TRANSILVANIA UNIVERSITY OF BRASOV THROUGH THE ERASMUS + PROGRAM

Radford University has partnered with Transilvania University of Brasov (UTB) to give students a unique opportunity to study abroad for a semester at minimal cost.

UTB is a public institution of higher education with a tradition of over half a century and has the mission of providing and developing the resources and instruments for high quality teaching and scientific research. UTB is located in the city of Brasov, a cultural and tourist center of Romania. The University includes 18 departments with a total of about 20,000 students and 800 faculty members. For more information on UTB, visit the UTB website and the Erasmus Student Guide.

FAQ

What is the Erasmus + Program?

Named after the traveling Renaissance philosopher, the Erasmus + program aims to promote learning abroad by funding partnerships between academic institutions, student exchange and teacher mobility programs. The Erasmus + Program is funded by the European Union Commission.

What courses can I take?

The courses offered at UTB include: Computer Science, Mathematics, Management, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Communication, Sociology, Literature, Physical Education, Literature and more. Students should visit the UTB website for a full list of courses. In addition, students should visit the IEC (Cook 104) for a course approval form and instructions for obtaining course approval.

What are the costs of the program?

Radford Students will have free tuition through Erasmus + funding as well as a $750 airfare grant through the IEC. Erasmus + will also provide students with a 150 Euro/month cost of living stipend. Students will be responsible for any costs over and above the stipend including accommodation costs at around 70 Euros/month.

When does the semester begin and end?

The Spring Semester begins on February 22, 2017 with finals ending the first week of July.

When should I apply?

The application deadline is October 31, 2016.

How do I apply?

Please begin the application process by completing the IEC application. In addition, please respond to this essay question: If selected to be the Erasmus + nominee from Radford University, how do you think this experience will impact your future?

Send your response via email to iec@radford.edu with the email subject “Erasmus Essay.” If you are selected by the Radford University IEC, a nomination letter will be sent to UTB. Students accepted into UTB are required to obtain a student visa and fill-out the proper Erasmus + documents (additional information is provided in the Incoming Erasmus + Student Guide). If you have further questions please direct your questions to Study Abroad Advisor, Eric Viani at eviani@radford.edu.