Scholarship offered to Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Latvia

As part of the EU-Programme ERASMUS+ Mobility with Partner Countries, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences in collaboration with the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi” offers 1 scholarship in the field of Informatics studies in Bachelor level for the spring semester January 2019 – June 2019.

This scholarship is offered in the framework of program titled: International credit mobility financed by EU. This program enables to students of Shkodra University to go to Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and vice versa. Students are able to study at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences for a period of about 6 months (January 2019 – June 2019) for which credits are obtained. After the mobility phase, the students return to their sending institution to complete their studies.

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from BA-students enrolled in Informatics (Computer Science) study programme at University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi” who have finished at least the first year.

Which requirements are necessary?

  • applicants have to be enrolled as a full-time-student at the University of Shkodra in a BA programme that will lead to an accepted degree;
  • the first year of study needs to be completed at the time of application;
  • the grant is tied to a successful completion of a full semester at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences;
  • scholarshipholders must not receive financial support from any another EU-programme at the same time;

Required documents for the application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcript of records
  • Letter of intent (what is your motivation and your focus to study in Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences)
  • Certificate of English Language
  • The application has to be handed in English.

All documents have to be sent electronically as one pdf-file at

Assessment of the applications

At the first stage a selection committee from the University of Shkodra (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics) will assess the applications.

At a second stage  representatives of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences will approve the selected candidates.

Application deadline: 30.09.2018