Erasmus+ (Incoming)

The Erasmus+ programme is a European Union funding exchange programme. Students from a European partner university are eligible to study at DkIT for a semester or an academic year. We have over 600 international students studying at the Institute during a typical academic year. They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures and play an important role in .
As a visiting Erasmus student at DkIT, you will enjoy a wonderful and unique Maynooth experience, with top quality teaching and learning facilities, friendly staff, a beautiful green campus, and of course, a fun social life!

This page includes all the information you will need to help you prepare for your DkIT experience.

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How to apply:

Incoming ERASMUS+ Students Applying to DkIT must first be nominated by the partner university to study at DkIT. Here is a list of DkIT’s registered Erasmus Partner Institutes


For studies commencing in September, completed application forms must be received by DkIT International Office by 15th May.
For studies commencing in January, completed application forms must be received by DkIT International Office by 15th November.


Students are required to provide a passport photo, evidence of health insurance (EHIC, or equivalent), and a completed Learning Agreement and application form (available below). Applications can be downloaded and returned to: 
The International Office, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth A91 K584 or emailed to: international@dkit.ie 

Learning Agreement

Download Erasmus+ Incoming Application Form


Dundalk Institute of Technology International Office will provide a transcript of records of completed academic study within 5 weeks of the student's completion of study at DkIT. Transcript of records will be sent to the student's home address provided, and to the student's home university International Office.

Please note that the Institute is not authorised to make a Degree award to ERASMUS+ students, except in limited circumstances. In such cases Academic transcripts and module descriptors of 120 ECTS achieved in prior undergraduate study are required as supporting documentation and will be assessed by the relevant academic department of Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Erasmus+ Factsheet:

Our Erasmus Factsheet provides a quick overview of all you need to know about DkIT if you are applying as an inbound Erasmus+ student. 

Erasmus+ Factsheet

Freemover Student:

Students wishing to study at the Institute outside of the Erasmus+ programme can apply as a Freemover Student.
Freemover applicants (EU) are liable for the Irish Government's student capitation fees (€3,000 for a full academic year in 2015/2016, or €1500 for one semester of study). Click below for FREEMOVER application form 

FREEMOVER application

ERASMUS/International Strategy

DkIT’s ERASMUS/International Strategy in the context of the Lifelong Learning Programme (2014-2020) will be to strengthen our international partnerships, increase international student numbers, promote international mobilities for students and staff, and ensure a quality service for all our international stakeholders.

To view the strategy in full, please click below:

ERASMUS International Charter Policy Statement

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