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How to Apply

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Thank you for your interest in the Erasmus programme at the University of Bonn! Please read the following application procedure carefully. 

Information on language requirements for studying at the University of Bonn.


Nomination/Application Deadlines

    • May 15th for the winter semester

    • November 1st for the summer semester


Nomination and Application

First, you should contact the Erasmus Coordinator or advisory professor from your home university. They will provide you with all the important information regading the University of Bonn.

If the Erasmus Coordinator or advisory professor from your home university cannot answer all of your questions, please take a look at the Erasmus Key Data for our university.

Please note: We only acccept nominations (= applications) through our online form. 

Please follow these steps:

  1. Have a look at the instructions "How to fill in the online application form"
    Information on data protection according to the EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in German:
    - Hinweise zur Datenerhebung und Datenverarbeitung nach EU-DSGVO
    English Translation (unofficial version):
    - Notes on data collection and data processing under the GDPR
    -sowie die Einverständniserklärung in die Erhebung und Verarbeitung von Daten nach EU-DSGVO
    English translation (unofficial version):
    -Declaration of consent to the collection and processing of data under the GDPR

  2. Fill in the online application form completely and carefully. Make sure that all the data you provided is correct, especially your e-mail address. All further information will be sent via e-mail!

  3. Transmit your data.
  4. Print your application and sign it.

  5. Have the Erasmus Coordinator at your home university sign and stamp the hard copy of your nomination/application form. 
  6. Finally, you or your Erasmus Coordinator should send the form (ideally as scan) to the Erasmus Departmental Coordinator responsible for your major at the University of Bonn by the above mentioned application deadlines. 
    Infoquadrat-15px.png Application forms should NOT be sent to International Office!
    From the application deadline May, 15th 2020 onwards, you upload the signed nomination into your account and it is not sent to the Erasmus Departmental Coordinator anymore

  7. Make sure to thoroughly read the explanations and notes provided on the online form.

Infoquadrat-15px.png Countries and universities that do not appear in the online portal form usually do not have an Erasmus exchange with the University of Bonn. Please do not randomly choose a university or send unfinished documents. When in doubt, contact your Erasmus Departmental Coordinator.


Register online here
See the Instructions "How to register" here

After the Application

About 4 to 6 weeks after the aforementioned application deadlines, you will get an e-mail from your Erasmus Departmental Coordinator and the International Office containing an "Information Package" with further information on your Erasmus stay in Bonn. 

Please contact the International Office, if you have not received this e-mail 6 weeks after the application deadline!

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