Online Application And Selection

Watch the demo video of application proccess on our new system on here.

*Please select the Reference Type at the Application Information section as "Internship"


 The applicants must have not participated in the Erasmus program for more than 10 months in their current cycle. A student may receive Erasmus mobility grants for a maximum of 12 months in any cycle. Undergraduate students must have completed at least two regular semesters (remedial and prep excluded) with a minimum GPA of 2.20. Graduate students must have completed at least one regular semester (remedial and prep excluded) with a minimum GPA of 2.50. DURATION Traineeship period has to be at least 2 months. A student may receive funding within the Erasmus+ program for student mobility (studies and traineeships together) for a maximum of 12 months. Prior experience under LLP-Erasmus Programme counts towards the 12 months per study cycle. Each call for applications published by the University may stipulate different dates of start and/or end; in any case all mobility programmes must be concluded by September 30th, of the relevant Academic Year.

Application Criteria


*Koç Institutional TOEFL PBT min 550


min 80

min 6.5

*You can pick it up from the Registrar’s Office. It doesn’t need to be your official score card, the Registrar’s Office can give you a copy, certified with a “True Copy” stamp on it. Please keep in mind that it will take a couple of days for Registrar’s Office to issue your TOEFL ore IELTS score card. You are asked to upload your English Proficiency Proof on the online application form.

If you do not have a valid TOEFL or IELTS score card, you have to take a new test. Please note that you need to plan your application accordingly as it takes time to get the result of English Proficiency tests.

Exceptions to the English proficiency tests (TOEFL, IELTS) include only lifetime residents of Australia, Canada (other than Quebec), New Zealand, United Kingdom or the United States (other than Puerto Rico). Students who have recently and successfully completed at least 4 years of rigorous academic studies in one of the countries listed might also be exempted.  Their English proficiency score calculated at KUAPP will be the min. English  Language admission requirement of the program at KU they are admitted. Students English Language Score will be automatically calculated as the equivalent of 80 TOEFL IBT, unless student submits a valid IELTS and TOEFL score. Placement will be based on 50% GPA and 50 % TOEFL, so the higher scores students have, the better chance of placement students will have.


Application Documents:

  •  A 2-month acceptance from the host organization
  • Transcript
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate (TOEFL IBT, KOÇ TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Resume 

• Estimated primary quotas for all faculties will be announced when receiving submissions.

The following criteria and weighted points apply when assessing applications:

Academic achievement: 50% Language score: 50% Previous utilization: -10 points (out of a total of 100 points)* *In addition to academic achievement and language score, if the applicant has benefited from another Lifelong Learning Program or Erasmus+ mobility scheme while pursuing the same level of academic degree, 10 points will be subtracted for each and every activity utilized (regardless of whether internship or education) when calculating academic achievement and language score averages.

Please click for required documents documents to be submitted by the student BEFORE and AFTER the internship mobility!




• If student has utilized other activities while pursuing the same degree, total duration of all activities cannot exceed 12 months. 

• Students who are selected but not placed in an internship program due to insufficient funds or other reasons do not acquire a “vested right” to be sent the next year. Students are independently reviewed, assessed and selected every time they apply.

• Students may not be selected for an Erasmus internship if no host organization is available.

• If the host organization is in UK, students should arrange their mobility dates considering the duration of visa procedure. Visa procedure may take 2-3 months.

•    Students should consult to their academic coordinators if it is possible to substitute the internship with their compulsory internship at Koç. If the internship is recognized as compulsory internship, students should consult to their faculties if they need to select any internship course and get approval from their faculties beforehand.
•    If the internship is on voluntary basis, OIP will notify the registrar office about the successfully completion of internship therefore the internship will be stated on the diploma supplement of the student. 


• Students are required to obtain Health Insurance, Liability Insurance and Accident Insurance prior to internship.

• Students are responsible for passport and visa applications, other procedures for traveling abroad, and finding accommodation.

• Optional language courses: After taking the initial language exam, students may join online language courses if they believe that they need to improve their language skills. The course must be in the same language as the exam.

• Student should apply to Faculty Academic and Administrative Assistants in order to request early final in case exam dates clashes with the internship dates.

Please click for Erasmus+ Orientation presentation.