Erasmus / Bilateral agreement Students

Studying at the University of Vigo

If you are thinking about studying as an international exchange student in the Uvigo, you must first confirm with the office responsible for mobility programs at your home university that a Student Exchange Agreement exists between both institutions in your field of studies. 

Then you must be nominated as an exchange student at your home University.

Nomination:

To nominate their students the partner universities are required to send an email to ori3@uvigo.es with the following information: 

  • Name and surname of the student
  • Email address (important since the later communications will be made by this means).
  • Study field
  • Period of stay
  • Level of studies requested (undergraduate, master or doctorate)

Nomination deadlines:

  • Full year and first semester students (starting on September): 31 May
  • Second semester students (starting on January): 15 October

Once you have been nominated by your home university as an exchange student and accepted at Uvigo, you will receive an e-mail from the International Office with further information on how to proceed to complete the application.

Application

You will have to complete our online Application Form and you will have to upload to our system the following documents (pdf, jpeg or doc format): 

  • Undergraduate students:
    • Scanned copy of ID card or passport
    • A document from your International Office at your home university stating that you are an Exchange student.
    • Scanned copy of your European Health Card or proof of owning any other health insurance with international coverage
  • Internship/Placement students:
    • Scanned copy of ID
    • Scanned copy of your European Health Card or proof of owning any other health insurance with international coverage
    • A copy of the document Learning Agreement for Traineeship signed by the student, the international coordinator at his/her home university and the professor of the University of Vigo that accepts to act as an academic tutor during the stay.
  •  Master or PhD students:
    • Scanned copy of ID card or passport
    • A document from your International Office at your home university stating that you are an Exchange student.
    • Scanned copy of your European Health Card or proof of owning any other health insurance with international coverage
    • A scanned copy of your undergraduate degree.

Once the application form has been duly covered and sent on-line, you will receive an email confirming the receipt of your request.

Upon receipt of the application, the International Relations Office (ORI) of the University of Vigo will send you a letter of official acceptance to the address specified on your application form, which you must bring on arrival at the University of Vigo.

You will also receive and e-mail with practical information:

  • Arrival form (optional) (in order to be collected by a Spanish student at the airport, train or bus station in Vigo, Ourense and Pontevedra)
  • Academic calendar
  • Information about accomodation
  • Information on our Spanish and Galician courses for exchange students during the academic year
  • List of the persons in charge of international relations in every centre
  • Tourist information about Vigo, Ourense and Pontevedra.

Deadlines for submitting the online application form:

  • Full year and first semester students (starting on September): 15 June
  • Second semester students (starting on January): 15 November 

Learning Agreements and other academic issues:

The students are advised to speak in advance to their academic coordinators (at the sending university) to decide what subjects they are going to take at the University of Vigo. The equivalence of the subjects will be solved with the sending institution prior to contacting the manager for International Relations at the University of Vigo.

Here you can consult the contact details of the Managers for International Relations at each center of the University of Vigo.

For further information regarding exchange students you may contact:

Universidade de Vigo
Oficina de Relacións Internacionais
International Office
Edificio Miralles
E-36310 Vigo (España-Spain)
Tlf:+34986818726
Ori1@uvigo.es

 

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