Grant manual for International Credit Mobility

This guide describes the application process for an International Credit Mobility grant via the Unit for International Mobility.

The eligibility requirements to apply for the grant for Erasmus studies are as follows:

  • You apply for an exchange through your department or at the Division for Internationalisation. When you have been nominated for an exchange you can apply for a grant. The following department have exchange agreements within ICM:

    • ​Department of Astronomy and Physics
    • Department of Information Technology
    • Department of Chemistry
    • Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology
    • Or see the pages on exchange studies offered by the Unit for International Mobility open to all students at the university.

  • You are registered as a full-time student at Uppsala University at the time of application and intend to receive your degree from Uppsala University.

  • You have completed a minimum of 60 credits, though certain departments require more, before departure.

  • You may conduct studies within Erasmus ICM for a maximum of 360 days per study level (Bachelor, Master, PhD). According to the regulations one month is 30 days. You can go on an Erasmus ICM exchange several times.

  • The minimum period for exchange studies is 90 days. Shorter periods may be approved if the official length of the semester at the host HEI is shorter than 90 days.

  • You may not receive other funding from the EU during the same study period.

Application dates:

  • For studies beginning in the autumn: 1 May – 31 May
  • For studies beginning in the spring: 1 November – 30 November

The application consists of:

  1. An electronic application form to be completed directly in MoveON. The link is available on the ICM-web.
  2. Grant Agreement - You will receive this document from your exchange coordinator at your department or the Unit for International Mobility. Ccompleted, sign, scan and upload directly to the application form in MoveON.

For students going on an exchange during one semester, the grant is paid in two instalments:

  • 70% of the grant + the travel grant is paid before the start of the study period.
  • 30% of the grant is paid upon completion of your studies and after you have submitted the Certificate of Attendance, Learning Agreement and filled in the Erasmus Participant Survey. The documents should be uploaded to your MoveOn profile, apart from the Survey which is sent to your e-mail address.

For students who travel abroad for a full year (two semesters), the grant is paid in three instalments:

  • 35% of the grant + the travel grant is paid before the start of the study period.
  • 35% of the grant is paid at the start of the second semester.
  • 30% of the grant is paid upon completion of your studies and after you have submitted the Certificate of Attendance, Learning Agreement and filled in the Erasmus Participant Survey. The documents should be uploaded to your MoveOn profile, apart from the Survey which is sent to your e-mail address.

If your study period turns out to differ to the dates stated in the grant application, your grant will be re-calculated before the last payment.

Any changes to your studies, such as cancelling, extending or shortening your study period, must be reported to your exchange coordinator and to the Erasmus Team at the Division for Internationalisation immediately. You might be required to pay back parts of the grant if you cancel or shorten your study period.

If an emergency situation occurs during your Erasmus Studies contact Falck Global Assistance.

Contact Kammarkollegiet if you have any questions about insurance during studies abroad.

The following documents should be uploaded to your Move-On profile after the exchange. They will be provided by your exchange coordinator.

  • Learning agreement (LA) - A LA is an agreement between you, the host university and your department/ Unit for International Mobility where you agree on courses you should take during the exchange. This should be completed by the start of the exchange but can be uploaded to your Move-On profile when the exchange is finished.
  • Certificate of Attendance - This document is signed by you and the host university to confirm your precense for studies at the hosting university.

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