What is Erasmus+?

Erasmus+ is an EU (European Union) programme dedicated to student exchange. Applying for an Erasmus exchange will give you the opportunity to spend a semester or a whole year of your degree in a partner institution in Europe. 

Find out more on the European Commission's website

Read our European Policy Statement

How to apply

Outgoing students

To apply for an Erasmus exchange, you'll need to contact the Plymouth Global team

It is important to know that destinations vary depending on which subject you are studying, as well as the partnerships of the University. Your subject area will determine where you'll be based during your Erasmus+ exchange. You can also conduct exchange visits to our partner colleges.

Incoming students

Explore the opportunities to spend part of your degree at Plymouth University by contacting the office in charge of exchanges at your home university.


As a member of staff you have the opportunity to work abroad as well. If you are interested in such an exchange and want more information about the possibilities, please contact the Plymouth Global team.


Erasmus+ provides funding up to €430 per month depending on where you go and what you do. The application for funding is completed alongside the Erasmus+ placement application.

Please contact the Plymouth Global if you have any queries.

International student profiles

Find out how our international students have found their time at Plymouth University

Read their stories