International relations

Mobility methodology

ESDi Higher School of Design establishes two types of exchange for international students:

Erasmus Study modality

Erasmus means whoever registered in a university centre of any European Union country with the Erasmus card for students exchange.

Exchanges under Erasmus modality have a stipulated number of ECTS credits for its subsequent recognition once finished the stay period in the centre of destination. The following can be recognised:

  • Part time semester exchanges with a recognition of 20 ECTS credits
  • Full time semester exchanges with a recognition of 30 ECTS credits
  • One academic year exchanges with a recognition of 60 ECTS credits


Freemoving exchange modality

Freemoving student means whoever registered in a university centre outside European borders or without the Erasmus card for students exchange under that format.

Freemoving students must take an academic load of at least 15 weekly hours subsequently recognised in their centre of origin.