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How to Apply

The Erasmus+ programme is a European Union funding exchange programme.  Students from a European partner university are eligible to study at LIT for a semester or an academic year.

Application Process for LIT
  • In order to apply to study at LIT for Erasmus you must be nominated by your home institute.
  • You must also ensure there is an agreement in place between LIT and your University in your particular subject area.
  • Once nominated you will then need to complete LIT’s incoming Erasmus application form.
  • Along with the application form you must also submit a number of other documents. Please see your application form for further detail.
  • Your application will not be processed until all application documents have been received so please ensure you send all items before the deadline you are given.
  • If successful, you will then receive a full offer letter. Once you have received your full offer letter you must then begin booking accommodation and making travel plans. When you have done this is important to notify the Erasmus office of your arrangements by emailing them: erasmus@lit.ie
  • For more information on accommodation please see here.
Erasmus Application Process for LSAD

A digital portfolio is mandatory for the application process to LSAD. A PDF should contain 10 images maximum alongside any relevant links to online material.

The portfolio needs to show visual evidence of current learning.  It should comprise of images accompanied with a short sentence describing the context of the images and study.

Due to the nature of course delivery in LSAD, it is recommended that Erasmus study in LSAD takes place in Semester 1 (September to January).  Please note this does not apply to applications for the full academic year.

Entry Requirements

Learning Agreement

Erasmus students will be required to complete a Learning Agreement for their home university.   Students should seek advice from their academic coordinator at their home university regarding the academic requirements of their Erasmus period abroad.

Erasmus Agreement in Study Area

Your university must have an Erasmus agreement in your specific subject area in order to study at LIT under the Erasmus programme.  If you are unsure if your university has an Erasmus agreement with LIT, then please speak with the institutional/academic coordinator at your home university.

English Proficiency

Lectures at LIT are conducted through the medium of English. A good knowledge of English is therefore essential in order to be able to understand lectures and to be able to work with English language textbooks.

LIT requires students to provide English language certificates to show that they have reached a CEFR level B1.

What will it Cost?

Students who study at LIT under the Erasmus+ Programme are not required to pay tuition/registration fees to LIT.

Erasmus funding is provided by the home institution.  For information on the level of grants payable, please contact the International Office at your home institution.