OUTGOING STUDENTS - Students with Special Needs
ensure that students with special needs can take full advantage of the
European mobility arrangements, the Erasmus+ Program pays particular
attention to guidance, reception, physical accessibility, pedagogical
and technical support services, and, especially, financing of the extra
costs. Your Erasmus+ grant is higher than the normal study grant to
offset the specific difficulties with which you are faced (such as
physical access and the organization of your studies).
HOW TO APPLY:
Ask in person or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
our Erasmus+ Office about the application procedure (application
deadline, where you can obtain the application form, where to submit
your application form etc.);
You have to fill in a form
describing your disability/special need and additional requirements it
entails, as well as a detailed cost estimate of the financial support
you will need.;
Your application shall include a statement
delivered by an authorized person or institution attesting the
disability and its degree of severity, its impact on the mobility and an
estimation of the additional costs for your participation in the
Applications are made directly to our Erasmus+ Office;
Aydın University and Turkish National Agency will assess your
application and will decide on the additional amount you may receive;
If you are entitled to an additional grant, you will have to sign a grant agreement which clarifies your rights and duties;
is important to anticipate all possible needs and apply for the
appropriate support before you go abroad, otherwise may not be possible
to get them;
After your study or placement period you will have
to report the precise amount of your additional expenses and provide
evidence with invoices. Your grant agreement will contain the specific
rules concerning this report.
may be awarded ERASMUS+ support to help cover the travel and
subsistence costs (including insurance and visa costs) incurred in
connection with their study period abroad.
ERASMUS+ students -
whether or not they receive ERASMUS+ support - are exempted from paying
fees for tuition, registration, examinations and access to laboratory
and library facilities at the host institution.
Erasmus+ support will help cover of the additional costs incurred so give yourself plenty of time when researching programmes.
Please check OUTGOING STUDENTS - BEFORE LEAVING IAU section for detailed information on regular funding options.
ADDITIONAL GRANTS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
addition to the standard Erasmus+ study mobility grant, an additional
grant can be given to disabled beneficiaries participating in the
Erasmus+ Programme so as to meet their special needs.
The extra funding is meant to cover increased costs connected to special needs for:
order to give an additional grant to students with special needs,
Istanbul Aydın University has to claim additional grant from the Turkish
- Special transport
- Adapted accommodation
- Assistance during lectures (note taking etc.) or at home
- Medical follow-up (Physiotherapy, ordinary medical check-up in the host country)
- Special material (Braille texts, enlarged photocopies, recordings etc.)
- Preparatory sign language course
The claim for additional grant can be made
within the contract period consistently until 30 June 2016 (for 16
months projects) and 28 February 2017 (for 24 months projects).
application forms are published on the website of the Centre, where the
2015 period’s riders of the Key Action 1 are broadcasted.
with the application form, a medical report including information about
the disability and its level or a copy of the disability card need to be
Documents including information about the host higher
education institution’s awareness of the guest student’s/personnel’s
disability and the pledge concerning he/she has convenient equipment are
also added to the form.
The claimed amount of additional grant and why it is needed should be stated in the form as required in detail.
applications have to give information about other financial supports
the student still receives and explain why these are inadequate for a
mobility period abroad.
Higher education institutions are
responsible for ensuring that the application forms are accurate and
complete, also, required arrangements for meeting the needs of the
student/personnel should be made by the host higher education
Turkish National Agency evaluates every application
specially and will determine whether an additional grant will be given
and the appropriate amount of it.
The increase is done according
to the amount of additional grant stated in line item of the
Beneficiary’s financial contract. The maximum amount of additional grant
that can be given to the student/personnel can’t exceed the total grant
which the student/personnel will receive for the activity period.
WHERE TO OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION?
should also ask our Erasmus+ Office to provide you with more
information on specific issues that are of concern to you when planning
your study period abroad.
Useful information can be found also on the website http://www.thelinknetwork.eu/ , which currently covers five countries.
"European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education" provides a
network of contact persons, appointed by the Ministries in each of the
EU/EEA countries, who are available to answer questions and give advice
on issues concerning special equipment and facilities for disabled
Other useful links: