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STIR statement exchange abroad


Faculty Exchange coordinators

Study & Research projects

To qualify for a STIR Fund grant, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Your exchange takes place outside the EU/EEA/EFTA;
  • Your faculty must have a valid exchange agreement with the host university. This agreement must be registered at the Central International Office. Consequently, you do not have to pay any tuition fee to your host university;
  • You have to register your study abroad contact details in OSIRIS;
  • Submit your application with form “STIR statement exchange abroad” before the start of your study abroad;
  • You must have passed all your obligatory first-year BSc courses (i.e. obtained 60 ECTS)
  • You are and will be registered as a full time student at TU Delft during your stay abroad.
  • Your programme abroad (including research projects) counts towards your TU Delft degree.
  • You have not received the STIR Fund grant before
  • You do not receive any other grants from a TU Delft mobility fund (ERASMUS+, JvE, scholarship UfD, IDEA Leagues student research grant, Holland Scholarship, VM) in addition to the STIR Fund grant. You must keep TU Delft informed of the outcome of any external grant applications. TU Delft has the right to withdraw the STIR scholarship or to demand (partial or whole) repayment of sums already paid, in case an external grant is awarded to the student.
  • The study abroad does not take place in your country of origin
  • You are to refrain from engaging in activities of a political and/or commercial nature during your time abroad that could damage the reputation of TU Delft
  • You are expected to cooperate with TU Delft on publicity with regard to the STIR Fund. This may include publishing the student’s name, grant award and the final report on the TU Delft website, meeting with other students to exchange experiences and informing students of partner universities about studying at TU Delft


TU Delft has a yearly budget for STIR grants. The amount of the STIR grant for 2017-2018 is a one-off compensation to the amount of 400 euros  it will be paid to you in one instalment after your return, upon receipt of your travel report.
The STIR grant will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If your application is not complete your application will not be processed. The travel report must be submitted within 3 months after the conclusion of your study abroad period in digital form to If we have not received your final report before this date, the grant awarded to you expires.
Should your study abroad not commence or be terminated early  you need to inform TU Delft immediately.

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