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Incoming Students

Erasmus Student Exchange Programme


Cork Institute of Technology welcomes Erasmus student exchange applications from students enrolled in our partner universities.  Please check with your Erasmus Office whether your university has an Erasmus exchange agreement with CIT.



  • Autumn semester (starting September): 1st April 2016
  • Spring semester (starting February): 1st October 2016





  • Semester 1 (Study Period September - January): 30th April 2015
  • Semester 2 (Study Period February - May): 31st October 2015
    (Applications submitted after deadline will not be accepted




​English Language Skills:

All Incoming Erasmus students are required to have a level of English language proficiency which will enable them to understand lectures, participate in classes and seminars and to sit examinations in the language. Ideally, students should have level B2 on the CFER scale, but at a very minimum level,


Semester dates:

Academic Year 2016/17

Semester 1: Monday 12th September - Thursday January 5th

Semester 2: Monday 30th January - Friday May 26th





If you wish to study as an exchange student at CIT, please follow the steps below:

NB: Applications must be submitted through your institution’s Erasmus office.

After we receive your official nomination from your home university, you will be sent a link to the application procedure and forms. The application should consist of the following documents:




The application form. This form can be downloaded as a Word document here.  (Please type your information into the form.)


The learning agreement. This document can be downloaded as a Word document here. The learning agreement must be signed by you and the by Erasmus academic coordinator at your home university. Please click on the link above to download the CIT learning agreement. You may also use your home institution’s version.  Details of all CIT full-time courses are available at this link:

 3.  A current curriculum vitae/resume.
 4.  Your latest available transcripts of results.

A scanned copy of your European Health Insurance Card.

 6.  A scanned copy of your passport photo page.







Please Note:  Students who will require a visa to study in Ireland should read the information at the following link on the CIT website:

The application form and documents listed above should be scanned and emailed from your international office to:  before the application deadline.


Confirmation of Acceptance

Applications will be reviewed by the CIT Erasmus academic coordinator in the relevant department.  When your application has been approved by the receiving department, you will receive a confirmation of acceptance email from the CIT Erasmus office.  You can then start to prepare all other practical matters related to your stay in Cork.  Any further information, such as orientation arrangements, will be emailed to you, in due course.



(for accommodation info click above)



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