ERASMUS FOR DISABLED
Erasmus+ gives special importance for guidance, welcoming, physical access, pedagogical and technical support, and especially contributing to the additional costs of students and staff whose physical, mental or health-related conditions is such that their participation in Erasmus+ would not be possible without extra financial support (from here on referred to as “students and staff with physical, mental or health-related conditions”). This is to ensure you to take the full advantage of European Union of the Erasmus + mobility arrangements.
All higher education institutions which sign the Higher Education Erasmus University Charter are committed to provide equal access and opportunities for participants from all circles. Therefore, students and staff whit physical, mental or health-related conditions can take advantage of all the support services offered by the host institution to their local students and staff.
What Are The Special Access Needs?
Erasmus+ support for the individual needs related to mobility includes affordable accommodation, travel assistance, medical attendance, support equipment, appropriate learning materials, companion, etc. and suitable relevant areas but are not limited to those stated.
For your special access needs during mobility, you can apply for Erasmus+ physical, mental or health-related special status students and staff additional grant in addition to your regular monthly Erasmus + learning, training or staff mobility. In order to apply for Erasmus + specific needs support please indicate your anticipated extra costs in relation to your special needs and physical mental or health-related condition while preparing for your Erasmus + mobility period.
How To Apply?
Make your request for the Erasmus+ special needs support to the Erasmus Office under International Relations Office or your Faculty Erasmus Coordinator. Information for outgoing students and staff can be received through International Relations Office and Disability Office.
To make more informed choices about the institution where you will perform mobility, look at online tool-mapability which is developed by Erasmus Student Network (ESN) showing the higher education institutions with disabled facilities and services available on the map:
Personal data is confidential and will only be used under national law in relation to the application and participation in Erasmus+ programme.
For Further Information:
Disability Office http://engelsizweb.deu.edu.tr/
Erasmus+ Turkey National Agency www.ua.gov.tr