Additional Inclusion Support

Additional top-up grants through Erasmus+

If you have a disability or one or several children, you can apply for an additional top-up grants from from the Erasmus+ programme.

Top-up for inclusion

Students with permanent or long-term disabilities, including disabilities caused by physical or mental illness, are entitled to a special inclusion supplement of EUR 250 per month. To obtain this top-up you need to indicate it in the application form for your Erasmus+ exchange or traineeship and you will need to provide a certificate issued by a coordinator for pedagogical support at the university or by a licensed doctor (such certificate is considered sensitive information and will be handled accordingly). You can find more specific details about this in the application form.

Contact the Erasmus Team at if you have questions about how to apply for this top-up.

Top-up for inclusion

If you have children, regardless if they will accompany you during your Erasmus+ exchange or traineeship, you can receive a top-up grant of EUR 250 per month (regardless of number of children). State this directly in your application form for your Erasmus+ exchange or traineeship in MoveON and upload the family certificate from the Swedish Tax Agency that confirms that you are a guardian of the child/children. The certificate must indicate your and your child(ren)'s names and your relationship to each other.

Contact the Erasmus Team at if you have questions about how to apply for this top-up.

Inclusion support for actual costs through Erasmus+

If you as a student are entitled to an additional top-up grant from the Erasmus+ programme, you can apply for extra financial support for actual costs. This financial support aims to cover additional costs that might come with doing exchange studies or a traineeships abroad. It is possible to combine with an additional top-up grant.

Examples of actual costs that can be covered

  • Additional costs for bringing support equipment/aid
  • Additional costs for adjusted accommodation
  • Additional costs for psychological treatments
  • Additional costs for childcare (only if you are bringing your child or children on the exchange/traineeship)
  • Additional costs for making an essential preparatory visit
  • Additional costs for an accompanying person.

Eligibility requirements

  • Your additional costs have to exceed the monthly value of the additional support for having children and/or a disability if you have already been granted one of those.
  • If you want to apply for additional costs for pedagogical support, you can only do so if the pedagogical support is not already offered for free at the host organisation.
  • If you have already been granted an additional top-up grant, you can also be granted inclusion support for actual costs linked to a different category of obstacles.
  • The application is examined on a case-to-case basis and needs to be approved by the Swedish Council for Higher Education.

Start your application in time

If you are eligible for the additional support for inclusion, please ensure you start your application in good time before your exchange or traineeship starts.


Do you need help and support with your application? Please contact the Erasmus team at If you contact us via email, leave out any information which could be considered sensitive personal information regarding your case.