One of the main functions of International Relations Office is to facilitate and coordinate staff and students mobility programmes on the basis of open, transparent and merit based policy. According to Host Universities requirements, IRO is also eager to work on non-nomination based policy. IRO inner selection process for students and staff within Erasmus+ KA1 has to be carried out according to the following criteria.

Selection process for students:

The first stage of selection process is carried out by AIU International Relations Office, on the basis of such criteria as: eligibility, academic excellence, motivation, proficiency of English.

Eligibility Criteria for students:

  • GPA score - 87 +
  • No fail courses
  • The candidates cannot be enrolled in their first and last semester of their studies.
  • Not the grantee who already participated in Erasmus+ ICM

    The students should submit to Office of International Relations the following documents:

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcript of records
  • English Language certificate link for Certificate of Language Skills referring to the European levels (required minimum B2 level)
    TOEFL IBT ( 80+), PBT (550), IELTS (6+),
  • Motivation Letter (the candidates should introduce themselves; prove why they are the ones who should win the scholarship. The candidates are to show their passions, interests, hobbies, list any voluntary work at the University or in different institutions, local community etc. The candidates are to describe their international experience and achievements if they have any).
  • Scan of a passport – page with a picture (in case somebody doesn’t have one, scanned copy of national ID).
  • CV (confirming the education, qualifications and achievements of the candidates)

The candidates have to be shortlisted according to the following criteria:

  1. Academic capacity 30%
  2. Motivation letter 30%
  3. Interview 40%
  4. Diversity of faculties/departments

(B) The second stage of the selection process is carried out by the receiving university.

Depending on host university’s requirements the allocated applicants have to submit additional documents:
  • Application form of Receiving University
  • Preliminary Learning Agreement (a document where applicants have to choose courses at host university. Applicants have to choose the disciplines very accurately in assistance with Head of Departments. Selected courses along with credit hours at home and host Universities must coincide at least for 80%. If there is minimum or no coincidence of credits between home and host universities, applicants may risk to prolong their study until they complete missed credits)
  • Proof of enrolment in a programme in a home university stating the start date of studies and foreseen end date.
  • Other documents
  • Interview via Skype to confirm their level of the language.

Note: The documents can be changed according to Receiving University requirements

International Programmes Coordinator
(Institutional Erasmus+ KA1 Programmes Coordinator)
Dinara Egemberdieva