Erasmus Traineeship

Within the Erasmus programme, students can receive a grant for participating in a traineeship at a company, organisation or university in Europe. Students may also use the grant to finance data collection for an independent project e.g. Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis/degree project or doctoral thesis.

Application dates

Below you will find the current application dates for 2022. Check the website regularly for current updates on application periods.

  • 1–15 January
  • 1–15 March
  • 15 April – 2 May
  • 1–15 September
  • 1–15 November

Current Grant levels

Group 1, programme countries with higher living costs: 655 €/month. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway and the UK

Group 2, programme countries with lower living costs: 595 €/month.
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Turkey.

Please note that these grant levels do not apply if the traineeship end date is after May 31, 2023.


The grant application and other mandatory documentation are submitted electronically through the system MoveON. You apply for the Erasmus traineeship grant after you have arranged with an traineeship.

An application takes around one month to process after the application round has closed. Applications for traineeships that have already begun are not accepted. If you plan to start a traineeship earlier than one month after the closing of the application round, please contact We cannot guarantee that such applications can be approved.

To the application in MoveON.

Application manual

Part 1. Instructions for the application

It includes everything you need to know about the grant application.

Part 2. After approval

When your application has been granted there are a few things that you are obliged to do both before and after your traineeship.

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Erasmus traineeship with a disability

Students with physical, mental or neuropsychiatric disabilities may receive additional funds for the extra expenses incurred in connection with their Erasmus exchange.

Please indicate this in the grant application in MoveON and the Division of Internationalisation will contact you.