EMÜ Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020

EMÜ Erasmus Policy Statement


How to apply for Erasmus exchange (studies)? 

Ask the International Office in your university to help you. If you want to come with Erasmus+, ask the International Office in your university if they have a bilateral agreement with Eesti Maaülikool or check our list of Erasmus+ partner universities. Before you start appyling for Erasmus exchange at EMÜ, your home university has to send us a nomination (see deadlines below).

Courses in English for exchange students

Erasmus+ fact sheet for students and coordinators


How to apply for Erasmus traineeships?

Traineeships in our veterinary clinics (small animal, production animal and equine clinics) are possible at certain times of the year. For details, see the information on our veterinary treineeships website.


Application procedure

Exchange Application Form

Create a profile on the Dream Apply Exchange system (Step-by-Step guidelines how to submit the applicationon Dream Apply), fill the form and add all necessary documents:

  • Transcript of Records of your previous study results

The Transcript of Records is the list of your study results. Ask for the transcript from your own university.

  • Language Certificate

Exchange students whose primary language is not English must meet level B2 requirements for English proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Please view these requirements here: European Levels.
Documented evidence is needed to demonstrate your English language proficiency - an official letter from a language instructor at your university stating the student's language level on CEFR scale or if you have taken an international test of the English language (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.), please send us a copy of the test score. Minimum TOEFL iBT: 61; IELTS (academic): 5.0 p.

If needed, the incoming students coordinator can also conduct a Skype interview with the applicants to determine their language skills.

  • Copy of your ID or passport
  • Learning Agreement

Students coming with Erasmus+ are to fill in the  Learning Agreement for studies (coming to study) or the Learning Agreement for Traineeship (coming to practice). Both forms should be approved and signed by the responsible person at your institution.

Note! Please do not fill in the Learning Agreement  for studies before you have filled the study plan on Dream Apply and have received confirmation of the study plan from the coordinator at the Estonian University of Life Sciences.




April 15              Nomination deadline for sending institutions

May 1                for Erasmus and Nordplus exchange students applications (coming for the Autumn semester or the whole  year)

November 15    Nomination deadline for sending institutions

December 1      for Erasmus and Nordplus exchange students applications (coming for the Spring semester only)


After submitting the documents

Once you have submitted the application, we will ask the Erasmus coordinator at the Institutes to review it. If they approve the application, we will send you the Letter of Acceptance by e-mail.

The procedure will take 4 – 6 weeks, possibly longer during holiday periods.


Intensive Estonian Language Course

Incoming Erasmus exchange students can take part in Estonian language course in August. The course will take place in Tartu, course dates are will be published in spring 2019.


Orientation week

The orientation programme for new international students arriving for the autumn semester 2019 will be held from August 27 - 30, 2019.


Presentations from the Orientation Week in January 2019:

Study System for Exchange Students

Right of Residence for EU students + Health and Safety + Taking the Bus in Tartu + Practical info


Plus some more useful information:

Information about the Torn Dormitory



Changes to the Learning Agreement

If you need to change your original approved Learing Agreement, you can use the form called During the mobility.