GBSB Global Business School is part of the Erasmus+ Programme, both on student and staff mobility as well as for participation in Erasmus funded projects. By participating in the Erasmus+ programme GBSB Global Business School undertakes to further develop the institution and contribute to the objectives of the inclusive European Education Area and the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027.
What is erasmus +
Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. It has an estimated budget of €26.2 billion. This is nearly double the funding compared to its predecessor programme (2014-2020). The 2021-2027 programme places a strong focus on social inclusion, the green and digital transitions, and promoting young people’s participation in democratic life. It supports priorities and activities set out in the European Education Area, Digital Education Action Plan and the European Skills Agenda.
GBSB holds an Erasmus+ Charter and is ready to offer the unique opportunity to GBSB Global students, teaching staff and undertake an internship,faculty members
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GBSB Global graduates can also gain their first work experience abroad immediately after graduation and within a period of 12 months after obtaining their degree, in Europe or the possibility to travel beyond the borders of the European Union to countries associated with the Erasmus+ programme.
On top of student opportunities, the Erasmus+ programme also provides the opportunity to all full-time faculty and staff to materialize funded mobilities for teaching or training abroad.
In general, a grant is provided to participants who travel abroad!
You may contact the International Office for further information.
GBSB GlobaL & Erasmus+
GBSB Global has already established cooperation in the Erasmus+ Framework with HEIs in the following countries:
Albania, Croatia, France, Georgia, Italy, Spain, Turkey
To learn more about updated list of institutions for student/staff mobility opportunities along with the agreed study areas/program of studies with a signed inter-institutional agreement please contact the International Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
International office Erasmus Coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Vincent Ligorio
Office hours: 9-18
GBSB Global supports incoming and outgoing exchanges for students at all cycles of study (Bachelor and Master level) within EU Member States and third countries associated to the Erasmus+ Programme.
Incoming Student Mobility
If you want to take part in the Erasmus+ Exchange Program at GBSB Global you must first contact the International or Erasmus Office at your home institution to express your interest and examine if you are eligible to apply for an Erasmus+ Study Mobility. Make sure that your institution has a bilateral agreement with GBSB Global in your field of studies.
The following documents must be submitted via email before the application deadline:
- Fully Completed Learning Agreement
- Copy of a European Health Insurance Card or Private Health Insurance
- Official Transcript of Records in English
- Copy of national ID or passport
- Passport photos
- Official Certificate/Proof of English Language Proficiency (see language requirements)
The main language of instruction at GBSB Global Business School is English. Students satisfy the English requirements as follows:
- English as a native language;
- TOEFL – Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/80 (internet based), or 550 (paper based);
- IELTS – Minimum score: 6.0;
- Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – Minimum score: C;
- English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system*;
- Duolingo result should be higher than 95 points;
- Internal English level testing at GBSB Global.
* If your English Language level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive English Language Preparation course before starting the degree studies.
- Winter Semester: 15 December
- Spring Semester: 15 June
*In order to study abroad within the framework of Erasmus+ programme at GBSB Global Business School you must first be officially nominated by your home institutions. The nomination must be submitted by your home institution via email at. Once our International Office has received your nomination, you will get access to our online registration by e-mail.
Once GBSB Global international office receives your nomination, you will receive an e-mail requesting you to complete the online registration as soon as possible. The International office is accepting applications depending on the semester you would like to start as follows:
- Fall Semester: 15 Ocober
- Winter Semester: 15 December
- Spring Semester: 15 June
To define your study plan please check the modules offered in relations with your studies at home institution.
Outgoing Student Mobility
All GBSB Global students can apply to participate in the Erasmus+ programme for studies and/or traineeships.
Must be a full-time student at GBSB Global pursuing a Bachelor or a Master Degree.
Bachelor level students must have completed their 1st year of studies and are in year 2 or 3.
Students applying should have no pending modules and good academic average grade.
applicant may be subject to an interview with the Academic Coordinator.
GBSB Global and the receiving institution must have an inter-institutional agreement between them for you to study there with Erasmus+. The receiving institution should also hold the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. Institutions from Partner countries commit to the principles of the Charter when signing the inter-institutional agreements.
Participants are eligible for an Erasmus+ grant as a contribution to their travel and subsistence costs. Interested Grant levels and fixed rates for exchanges between Programme and Partner countries are published in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. GBSB Global students can request further information about financial support from the international office at email
Study periods abroad can last a minimum of 2 months (or 1 academic term or trimester) and a maximum of 12 months. Students can also do a blended mobility, combining a virtual period with a physical short or long-term mobility. The short-term physical presence abroad as part of blended mobility lasts a minimum of 5 days and a maximum of 30 days.
You can benefit of an exchange abroad with Erasmus+ multiple times, either as a student or as a trainee, but your total time abroad (study abroad periods included) may not exceed 12 months within one cycle of study.
Any type of mobility is divided into three phases: Before-During-After. The International Office will support every action concerning study mobility.
- The Learning Agreement has to be signed by all involved parties before the start of the mobility. The academic recognition will be completed accordingly and given that the courses and ECTS initially agreed, have been successfully gained.
- Students will receive the Erasmus+ Student charter explaining their rights and obligations with respect to you period of study abroad.
During the mobility/study period:
- If there are exceptional reasons the student is allowed to make changes in the Learning Agreement i.e., to change/substitute subjects. To make the changes the student must fill in tables A2 and B3 of the Learning Agreement within a reasonable time (depending on each institution how much time is given) and must send the new Learning Agreement to both institutions. For changes to be approved the new Learning Agreement must be signed by both institutions.
After the mobility:
- The receiving institution must provide you and your sending institution with a transcript of records confirming the agreed programme has been completed acknowledging the results. Transcript of Records (The student is responsible for receiving the Transcript of Record before his/her departure).
- Your higher education institution must recognize the credits (ECTS) as agreed in the Learning Agreement before the mobility and count them towards your degree without any further requirements.
- If your higher education institution is in a Programme country, your mobility period should also be recorded in the Diploma Supplement
Erasmus+ supports traineeships (work placements, internships) abroad at any workplace for students currently enrolled in higher education institutions in Programme Countries at short-cycle Bachelor and Master level. These opportunities are also open to recent graduates.
- Traineeships abroad can receive Erasmus+ support from 2 to 12 months.
- Students and recent graduates can also do a blended mobility, which means combining a short physical stay abroad (between 5 and 30 days) with a virtual period.
- Trainees can also combine an Erasmus+ traineeship with a study period abroad.
- Erasmus+ traineeships are open to any student enrolled in a higher education institution holding an Erasmus+ Charter for Higher Education.
- The traineeship must be relevant for the degree-related learning and personal development needs and, wherever possible, be integrated in the study programme.
- A traineeship can take place at any organisation located anywhere in the world (with the exception of EU institutions, bodies and agencies).
GBSB Global views staff mobility activities as a core added value for improving the quality of education and teaching experience of our students. Exchanging of the best academic and research knowledge and practices will further contribute to our goals of internationalization and modernization of education and development of the European Education Area.
GBSB Global welcomes applications for both outgoing and incoming staff mobility. All full-time faculty and administrative staff can apply for European Mobility or International Mobility, during an open call for applications at the beginning of each academic year. The relevant information for each call is distributed via email to all in order to be able to apply or seek further information.
- For a European Mobility faculty members should refer to the list of institutions with which GBSB Global has an established bilateral agreement. The European teaching mobility should be a minimum of 2 days and provisionally a maximum of 2 months which will include at least 8 hours of teaching.
- For an International Mobility GBSB Global provides funding for both teaching and training mobilities to the Partner Countries all over the world. Staff members interested in experiencing a non-European academic environment and culture should refer to the International Office in order to receive the Partner list of the current academic year. The International Mobility should be a minimum of 5 days. More details about the days and places are available by the International Office.
Outgoing Staff Mobility
The International Office will inform GBSB Global Staff when the applications will be opened and by when the staff needs to submit an application. All applications will be assessed by the International Office and priority will be given to staff who have not participated in Erasmus+ programme in previous years.
Incoming Staff Mobility
Interested applicants should make sure that there is an existing Inter-Institutional Agreement between GBSB Global, and the sending institutions.
Visitors must be employed by a partner institution of GBSB Global with a valid agreement for staff exchanges
Financial support is provided by the home institution of the visitor
All arrangements must be made at least 3 months prior to the visit
Interested visitors should express their interest to the GBSB Global International office with a clear indication of their academic background.
The international office will act as a mediator to the appropriate faculty/staff member of GBSB Global who will then contact you to discuss your interest.
The relevant department, faculty/staff member will assess your request and as soon as you receive a positive response along with the agreed dates for the visit, a teaching/training program should be prepared.
A formal invitation letter from the host faculty/staff/department will be sent by email
All these documents should be sent to the international office via email to prepare the Teaching/Training Agreement.
Embodying diversity is one of the core values of GBSB Global Business School and the school celebrates diversity at each level of the learning process through inclusiveness, empathy, and internationalism. To ensure this value is shared by everyone in the community, GBSB Global develops shared guidelines (e.g., Equal Opportunities Policy, Disability Policy, GBSB Global Code of Conduct) for students and staff on building and developing a diverse and culturally inclusive community.
Welcomes applications from students with disabilities and provides a range of services designed to help them achieve their full academic potential;
Encourages all students and staff members to disclose their disabilities so that appropriate support can be made available to them. All information and documentation regarding a condition will be used exclusively to plan and implement an appropriate support provision;
Offers an inclusive technological environment that can empower people of all abilities to push their limits and accomplish everything they want. Being an official Microsoft Showcase School allows GBSB Global to be committed to accessibility and this culture manifests itself in digital technologies used by the school;
Strives to provide students with equitable access and support to engage in all aspects of student life, including but not limited to:
- Access to the school’s buildings and facilities;
- Access to services provided by the school;
- Access to events and activities organised by the school;
- Access to provide suggestions and complaints to the school;
- Access to Erasmus+ programme.
Will make reasonable adjustments to the teaching materials and delivery whilst maintaining Quality Standards and fairness. The intention behind the adjustment is to provide the students with equal access to learning, without providing an academic advantage over other students;
Provides staff members with information concerning disabilities to improve their ability to support the needs of students with disabilities;
Makes efforts to design curricular and extracurricular activities in a manner that is accessible;
Makes efforts to ensure that events held outside the school would be hosted in accessible locations;
Promotes a positive non-discriminatory mindset among its students and staff.
EU Member States participate fully in all actions of the Erasmus+ Programme. In addition, in accordance with article 19 of the Erasmus+ Regulation, the following third countries are associated to the programme:
Members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) which are members of the European Economic Area (EEA): Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein;
Acceding countries, candidate countries and potential candidates: North Macedonia, Republic of Türkiye and Republic of Serbia;
Other Third Countries associated to the Programme.
The EU Member States and the above mentioned third countries associated to the programme will be hereafter called “EU Member States and third countries associated to the Programme.”