European Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students

What does ERASMUS mean?

ERASMUS is part of the EU-Program "Lifelong Learning" and it means 'European Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students'. 

With the help of the ERASMUS program the exchange of students, lecturers and staff members at universities in EU Member States as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey will be promoted. The financial resources can be used by all subject areas starting from the early study stage till doctorate. 

Particularly the ERASMUS program affords

  • studies at a partner university abroad for one or two terms
  • practical experience in a company or institution in the countries mentioned above

For more detailed information on the ERASMUS program please visit

Why study abroad with ERASMUS?

The home institution supports the professional and linguistical preparation for the stay abroad. Most of the host universities assist with finding accomodation, participation in cultural events and so on. The student is exempted from tuition fees at the host university and can receive a grant for financing the stay abroad. For some course achievements at the host university the student can earn credits for the home institution.

Which universities abroad are suitable for a student at our institute?

The basis for most of the ERASMUS activities a bilateral agreements between theinstitutes or departments of the partner universities. The Institute of Mathematics at the University of Rostock has bilateral agreements with the following universities:  

  • University of West Bohemia in Pilsen (Czech Republic)
  • University of Southern Denmark in Odense (Denmark)
  • Umea University (Sweden)
  • University of Bordeaux (France)
  • Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul (Republic of Türkiye)

A new agreement is almost finalized:

  • TU Wien (Austria)

It is also possible to visit other universities via the ERAMUS internship programm. If you are interested in studying abroad, contact the ERASMUS coordinator of the Institute of Mathematics, Dr. rer. nat. Falko Baustian (HomepageOffice Hours).

Further information can be found at
Students from abroad, who are interested in a guest study at the university of Rostock should look at