Short-term studies abroad that count to a degree back home
If you have been accepted as an Erasmus+ student in a Global Mobility project (Sri Lanka, Albania, Indonesia, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Nepal or Uganda). Please read this information.
€ exchange rate 9,53 is constant
€ 850 a month = 8100 NOK minus SiA invoice
UiA will transfer money directly from your grant to SiA Housing. If you receive invoice from SiA Housing, the amount should be 0,-.
SiA Housing payments differs, according to what kind of housing the students have received. This means that Global Mobility students will receive different amounts to their VISA cash cards
The participant shall have adequate insurance coverage. Mandatory insurance coverage is health insurance. In addition, travel insurance is highly recommended.
Insurance expenses will be covered by an extra scholarship. You must order your insurance yourself, but UiA will pay the invoice on your behalf. Please ask the insurance company to send the invoice directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letter of Acceptance (page 2 addressed to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI)
The letter confirms that you are guaranteed student housing, and that you will get an Erasmus+ Grant. You will therefore not need to present a housing contract.
Visa expenses will be covered by an extra scholarship. Please start your visa application process as soon as possible, and contact email@example.com when you have registered your visa application at the UDI webpage. UiA will then pay the visa fee on your behalf.
Please do not use an agent for the visa process, as the grant will only cover the visa fee itself, and no service costs.
Visa Cash Card
As soon as possible after arrival you will have to show your passport and sign a document activating your Visa Cash Card (this can take 24 hours + one weekend if signed on a Friday) Please bring with you sufficient means for your first days.
The first payment to your Visa Cash Card will include your scholarship for the first TWO MONTHS (minus your housing payment), as there can be some extra expenses your first weeks in Norway. The next payment will be in October/March (for students arriving in autumn/spring respectively).
Students staying two semesters must start the process to get a Norwegian bank account as soon as possible after arrival. When this is settled the Erasmus+ Grant will be transferred to your bank account instead of your cash card.