Incoming Student Procedures for Erasmus+ Traineeship Mobility

Prospective incoming students who would like to be a trainee in Istanbul Technical University (ITU) within the framework of Erasmus+ are supposed to find a traineeship position by asking to the related departments. In case the student could not find the right contact, he/she could get in contact with ITU Erasmus Office to ask for help.

NEW! Also, you could check up-to-date traeineeship positions here, which are offered in ITU.

After finding the supervisor in ITU and having the confirmation, the home institution of the student should send the official nomination via e-mail: to us, ITU Erasmus and International Mobility Office Traineeship Department.

In addititon to offical nomination by your institution, you should deliver your learning agreement which has been signed by all the parties, to us. If you need please ask for invitation letter.

For the info about visa procedures, please click here. 

Please consider that you should have a health insurance and other insurances which should be valid in Türkiye for your planned activity period. The following areas must be covered:
- wherever relevant, travel insurance (including damage or loss of luggage);
- third party liability (including, wherever appropriate, professional indemnity or insurance for responsibility);
- accident and serious illness (including permanent or temporary incapacity);
- death (including repatriation in case of projects carried out abroad).

The candidate students should complete an application  clicking here.  and should add the documents stated below to the app and inform us via sending e-mail to with the subject “to the attention of advisor for incoming traineeship students” before their arrival.

Students should come to ITU Erasmus and International Mobility Office as soon as possible after their arrival to Istanbul in order to be able to receive their Student ID Number and YOK-SIS number (temporary ID number for governmental issues) from ITU Erasmus Office.

After having the Student ID number, students could go to ITU Card Processing Center to get Student ID Card which is essential for getting into the campus, eating in university canteen and benefitting from other social activities like getting into library or pool etc. In the same building, students should go to ITU Information Technology Department to get an ITU Web Mail account, which will enable students to use WIFI in campus and other ITU applications.

You could get a discounted transportation card as you are a student. Please check out details in the Incoming Student Orientation Presentation.

ITU cannot provide dormitories for incoming traineeship students. However, ITU Erasmus Student Network moderates a Facebook account for accommodation guidance.


Advisor for Erasmus+ Incoming Traineeship Students

Ekrem Gerede