Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020. The programme was initiated primarily with the aim of tackling with some of the most important issues in a modern society: high levels of unemployment as a consequence of premature school leaving, the use of modern technologies in education, social inclusion, further democratisation of the society and an active participation of the young in its development, building bridges through education, modernisation and internationalisation.
Hence, the Erasmus + Programme promotes co-operation, lifelong learning, adult learning the aim of which is to prepare adults for the labour market requirements, innovation, development of the European dimension in sports, education and training. Through the transfer of knowledge, skills and competences it is possible to create a diverse but strong European society with empowered individuals who can further contribute to their organisations and societies by putting emphasis on knowledge and quality which can consequently uphold equality and overall prosperity. The Erasmus + Programme has created a path towards the aforementioned objectives. This path leads through various key actions which encompass mobility projects for learners and staff in higher education and vocational education and training, mobility projects for staff in school education and adult education, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees, Erasmus + Master Loans, Strategic Partnerships, Knowledge Alliances, Sector Skills Alliances, Capacity Building in Higher Education.
For more details on Erasmus + actions and priorities we advise you to visit the following website: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/about_en
Internationalisation is an integral part of the university's threefold mission: education, research and service to society.
Our students go abroad to host institutions worldwide for study or internships.
Erasmus+ is the most important programme for mobility within Europe and beyond.
//// / Rulebook of Erasmus+ mobility
How to apply
E-mail nominations from our partner universities should be received no later than 15th May for the Autumn semester and 15th October for the Spring semester.
The nomination deadlines for 2020-24 are:
15th May 2020 for October entry
15th October 2020 for February entry
Once nominated by your university, you will receive an e-mail invitation to complete your application by submitting the supporting documents:
Transcript of Records
Portfolio (required only if you are applying to practice-based courses)*
Copy of your passport
*Please note: Your portfolio should contain a focused selection of your work in no more than 5-10 pages.
Application materials should be sent as one PDF file to the IR Office e-mail address:
Although not usually required, you may want to follow up the email with hard copies of your portfolio (or other documents). When submitting copies by mail, use the following address: International Office, Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac, Cirila i Metodija No. 22-24, 37000 Krusevac, Serbia.
Use our Course Catalogue to list courses and credit load in your application. You will have two weeks after your arrival and official registration to change your course choices.
When choosing courses you should follow objective criteria for incoming students: your field and level of study should be equivalent to the field and the level requested at the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac.
Your study plan in the form of Learning Agreement must be approved by your home university on the application. Learning agreement should be signed by your home university and yourself before departure. Once at the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac, you might be able to make changes to your Learning Agreement if they are agreed by us and by your home institution. All changes to your Learning Agreement will also have to be signed by the three parties involved.
Erasmus+ students should use templates applicable for Erasmus+ mobility for studies.
Minimum English language entry level for incoming students should correspond to the B1-B2 level of CEFR. Applicants are asked to submit a certificate of their English level in the form of a TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge/PTE exam score, or a confirmation from the partner university that the candidate meets the required level.
Please follow this link to find out more about the Language Policy of the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac.
Applications take a minimum of 2 weeks to process. Successful applicants will receive a confirmation letter, as well as all the necessary information. Applicants are strongly advised not to make travel or accommodation plans until they have received confirmation that they have a place of study at the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac.
ECTS and Grades
The duration and extent of programmes and courses at the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac are expressed in ECTS credits. A full academic year corresponds to 60 credits, one semester corresponds to 30 credits
The grading scale at the Preschool Teacher Training College Krusevac fully corresponds to the ECTS grading system. Student's achievement is continuously assessed and it is expressed in points. By fulfilling the exam preceding duties and by passing exams, the student can achieve a maximum of 100 points.
Student's success is assessed by grades from 5 (failed) to 10 (excellent – outstanding).
Documents to download
Learning Agreement for Students
Transcript of Records
Handbook for Incoming Students
Education and personal training
Staff mobility for teaching assignments and personal training at partner institutions of the faculty worldwide
Various scholarship programmes offer funding opportunities for incoming students and staff.
Institution's measures to support, promote and recognise staff mobility:
As it is our institution´s goal to permanently grow, modernise and improve our practice, as well as our international co-operation, we are quite aware that we need to support professional improvement of our staff in order to achieve our goals. In case of staff mobility, the College agrees to find proper substitutes during the period of mobility of our staff members. Those staff members who participate in mobility shall have the period of mobility recognised as a component in any process of evaluation and assessment. Furthermore, the College shall encourage the staff member to share his/her mobility experience with colleagues and all those who are interested in knowledge and experience the said staff member gained during the mobility. The said staff member shall actively participate in the process of disseminating the results of mobility as a part of the school promotion strategy, as well as for the purpose of promotion of the strategy of internationalisation and further encouragement of colleagues and students to gain experience through mobility.
So that a member of the staff can concentrate on the goals and outcomes of the mobility itself, the College shall take care of removing possible distractions. The substitute shall be provided so that everything functions without interruption at the home institution. Likewise, everything necessary will be arranged for the outgoing staff member: travel arrangements, accomodation, visas if necessary, health and travel insurance, language support prior to mobility, etc.
Staff members at our College are encouraged to take part in international co-operation. As we are quite aware that internationalisation is a prerequisite of keeping up-to-date with modern flows in education which leads to quality improvement, we encourage our students/staff to improve their language skills through our optional language courses which are offered throughout the year. Likewise, our staff and students are encouraged to resort to Erasmus + OLS to check and improve their language skills.
Our College is a small one and since the initiation of the Erasmus + we have not had the opportunities or the capacities to apply for projects, but we have been invited to take part as partners, not merely within this action, but also within the Tempus Programme. In those instances we tend to employ all interested parties to actively contribute to the successful completion of a project. Our students have had the opportunity to travel to various European countries and learn from the examples of good practice. Our staff is encouraged to learn from our European partners and thus introduce ideas which would help improve our own institution. Likewise, our staff and students are encouraged to attend workshops and info days organised for the purposes of learning how to apply for projects.
Those who have the opportunity to gain experience in international projects share those experiences with their colleagues and peers, encouraging them to take part in those actions. The dissemination process never ends, as we constantly keep promoting the ideas, practices and ideals of the gained experience. For the staff members participation in projects is usually recognised through incentives and career development possibilities, i.e. promotions provided the results of mobility are properly disseminated. On the other hand, students are given the opportunity to gain once in a lifetime experience, improve their language skills, as well as their professional knowledge, skills and competences.