INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Exchange Student Program
Student Exchange Program – an agreement between educational institutions on the mutual exchange of students. Such programs allow university students to study and/or undergo internships abroad for 1 or 2 academic semesters.a
The exchange takes place on the basis of a partnership agreement between universities.
The main goals of such programs are to improve the quality of education and the development of cultural and economic ties between countries.
Turin polytechnic university has Agreements with some foreign universities.
Within the framework of the Agreement signed between POLITO and TTPU, TTPU students can participate in the Student Exchange program, studying for 1 or 2 semesters in Italy at POLITO.
Study on Exchange programs can be carried out both at the expense of the student and at the expense of grants allocated from various grant programs.
The main student mobility support program is the Credit Mobility Program received by the university under the Erasmus + Key Action 1 program.
Erasmus+ Credit Mobility Program
This is opportunities for students, trainees, professors, teachers, youth workers, the staff of education institutions and civil society organizations to undertake a learning and professional experience in another country.
Program “Credit Mobility” fund two-way mobility of students at all levels of Higher Education (Short cycle, Bachelor, Master, Doctoral levels). Credit mobility will be available for students across Programme countries, and to/from Partner countries for studies as well as traineeships in enterprises. The duration of the study period can be from 3 to 12 months. Prior to departure, a “Learning Agreement” setting out the program of studies to be followed will be signed by the student, the home and the host Institution. The duration of the traineeship period can be from 2 to 12 months.
This Program supports also staff, for teaching or training abroad to and from any country worldwide. Staff mobility with Partner countries will have a duration of 5 days to 2 months.
This activity between two Higher Educational Institutions (student mobility for studies and staff mobility for teaching) is based on an “Inter-institutional agreement” that has to be in place between the sending and the receiving institutions before the exchanges can start.
Students and staff will receive a scholarship that will cover travel, visa, insurance expenses, as well as a contribution to living costs. No student fees can be charged by the participating universities.