ERASMUS+ can make it happen!

The ERASMUS+ Programme, is one of the world’s largest and well-known mobility programmes for study exchanges connecting over 3,000 universities in 33  European countries. Erasmus+ enables full-time students at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg to partially complete their studies through 100 European partner universites with over 250 study placements.
Students can partcipate in ERASMUS+ one or more times during their every phase of their studies ( Bachelor, Master, PhD). The study stay is possible for at least 3 months long and at most 12 months.

Benefits of the ERASMUS+ exchange studies

  • Advice and Application at the BTU Cottbus- Senftenberg International Relations Office
  • Academic recognition of your study performance abroad according to the ERASMUS+ Learning Agreement
  • Exemption from the tuition fees of your host university
  • ERASMUS+ financial support
  • Support while preparing for your departure and during the period of your studies abroad through the International Relations Office; e.g. intercultural workshops, the ERASMUS+ language skills training etc.
  • Increased subsidies for students with children
  • Increased subsidies for students with disability

How do I apply for ERASMUS+?

Apply now for the academic year 2020/21!
Application for the summer semester 2021 is possible anytime via the International Relations Office
For now, please submit your application documents online only on our application platform – further information can be found in the information sheet on the application procedure below.

Please note that the possibility to study abroad during the summer semester at one of our partner universities is currently strongly being influenced by the development of the corona crisis. Together with the subject coordinators, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have. A final decision can only be made at a later date when the development of the pandemic have become clearer.

All information on the application procedure and the documents to be submitted can be found here.
The following link will take you to the application portal.

More Information about the Erasmus+ program can be found here.

The following info sheets contain detailed information about the achievements of the ERASMUS+ programme, to the application procedure:

ERASMUS+ Learning agreement, course selection and recognition
ERASMUS+ Selection of Applicants
ERASMUS+ Financial support
ERASMUS+ Language course support
ERASMUS+ Student Charta

Experience reports

Here you can find the experience reports (mainly in German) from students of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

This project is funded with the help of the European Commission. The information within this publication reflect the views only of the author. The Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

This website uses cookies. There are two types of cookies: The first type supports the basic functionality of our website. The second allows us to improve our content for you by saving and analyzing pseudonymised user data. Since this second type is technically not required to run the website, you can withdraw your consent to those cookies at any time. For more information please visit our pages on data protection.


These cookies are needed for a smooth operation of our website.


For statistical reasons, we use the platform Matomo to analyse the user flow with the help of website users‘ pseudonymised data. This allows us to optimize website content.

Name Purpose Lifetime Type Provider
_pk_id Used to store a few details about the user such as the unique visitor ID. 13 months HTML Matomo
_pk_ref Used to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website. 6 months HTML Matomo
_pk_ses Short lived cookie used to temporarily store data for the visit. 30 minutes HTML Matomo