Covid -19 Update for Students
The National Erasmus+ Office is closely monitoring the current situation in order to provide relevant guidance for Erasmus+ students in Israel and Europe. We encourage students to follow the information provided by the international office of their host university and also other official notes of their home institution.
• If you are an Israeli student currently studying in Europe:
We advise you to contact the international office of your host university in Europe and follow their guidelines. Moreover, International Offices in Israel could assist you on any matter. Please note that the Israeli Foreign Ministry published a list of countries (Hebrew) that fly to Israel and also provides details of border closures.
• If you are an International student currently studying in Israel:
Please contact the International Office of your host university and follow the University’s guidelines. We encourage all students also to follow the national guidelines given by local contacts and health authorities of their home country.
Students who wish to return to their home country are advised to stay informed on the scheduled flights from Ben Gurion Airport and also to consult with the International Office regarding their studies.
Please see the guidelines of the following universities:
Tel Aviv University
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ben Gurion University
University of Haifa
The European Association for International Education (EAIE) publishes updates regarding the current situation and provides information for students affected by Coronavirus.
Moreover, we kindly invite you to share your Erasmus+ stories in times of Corona. We would like to hear how you are coping with the situation and your experience abroad in this difficult time. Please send your stories to Erasmusplus@che.org.il
Thousands of Erasmus students are facing uncertainty regarding the implications of COVID19 on their Erasmus+ mobility. We invite you to watch the Erasmus+ students Q&A webinar made by the European Students' Union. ESU created a database of contacts to National Student Unions whom the students can address in case of questions/issues. Please find the database accessible here.
The EU Commission launched a platform that covers the most frequent cases, see specificaly the re-open EU platform