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All teaching staff whose faculty/department has bilateral agreement with the faculty/department should personally apply to one of Institiution / faculty / department Erasmus Coordinator. Teaching staff mobility enables staff to spend a teaching period between 1 day - or at least 5 teaching hours – and 6 weeks at a higher education institution in another participating country.


• Please contact with the Erasmus Coordinator of the  institiution / faculty / department you would like to visit.

Invitation Letter

• After the departnmental authorities confirm your visit, Our office will send you an invitation letter to your e-mail adress (if requested, original copy will be sent to your correspondance adress, too).

Teaching Assignment / Work Programme

• The Erasmus Office of your home university will probably inform you about filling a teaching assignment or a work programme. Please contact with your own office.


• We could book a room at our University's guesthouse or hotels nearby the campus. Here you may find some information about the hotels we recommended for your stay.

How to Arrive at Kayseri

Kayseri is a major transport nexus in Central Anatolia and holds the principal airport for Cappadocia.

By Plane, several flights daily go from/to Istanbul. Kayseri's Erkilet Airport has a brand-new modern terminal. Shuttle buses coordinated with flight times take you to or from your hotel in any Cappadocian town such as Göreme or Ürgüp for a reasonable fare.

Reserve your shuttle seat in advance to be sure of your ride. If you don't have a reservation, there may be a seat, or there may not.

Taxis from the airport charge approximately TL15 to take you to the city center, TL27 to the bus terminal, TL60 to Mount Erciyes, and TL100 to Cappadocia (Ürgüp, Göreme, etc.). Check with the driver(s) for current fares, as these may have changed.

By Bus, Kayseri has a busy bus terminal, with frequent, convenient service to Ankara, Nevşehir (for Cappadocia) and Sivas, among other cities. Minibuses shuttle travelers on the hour-long trip between Kayseri and most Cappadocian towns such as Avanos, Göreme and Ürgüp.

Confirmation Letter

• When you finish your programme here, we will issue a confirmation letter which shows you have been at AU within the framework of Erasmus Programme. Please inform us for this letter while you're doing your Erasmus visit.