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.

You apply for the Erasmus traineeship grant after you have arranged with a traineeship. In the grant manual you can find advice and recommendations on how and where to find a traineeship position.

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.

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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.


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

After the application has been approved, students has to complete the mandatory language test and upload the signed Grant Agreement before the start of the traineeship. Applications for traineeships that have already begun are not accepted.

An application takes around one month to process after the application round has closed. 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 rounds for the 2021/2022 academic year:

  • 1–15 September
  • 1–15 November
  • 1–15 January
  • 1–15 March

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 grant application has been granted there are a few things that you are obliged to do both before and after your traineeship to be entitled to the Erasmus grant.

The Unit for International Mobility is responsible for the study abroad activities on these pages.

  • For questions about exchange studies please contact
  • For questions about Erasmus traineeship, Erasmus for studies or the International Credit Mobility grant please contact
  • For questions about Minor Field Studies please contact

Zoom drop-in hours

During the semesters you can meet with the Unit for International Mobility for questions about Study Abroad on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 13:00–14:00 with the exception of public holidays.

The last opportunity for drop-in before Christmas is Thursday 16 December. After the holidays, we open for drop-in again on Tuesday 11 January.

We offer online drop-in hours in Zoom. Please log in using your student account. When you enter the Zoom meeting you will be placed in a waiting room until it is your turn. You will then be asked to briefly describe your question and there after you will be connected to an available International Officer for a one on one conversation.

Take your questions to the Zoom drop-in

Book us for an information meeting

You can book us for information meetings for your program, department or faculty. You can also book us to hold an information meeting for your student association, nation or union. For booking contact us at

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Follow us and our students who are abroad on Instagram. You can also follow us on Facebook where we also post information on upcoming information sessions.

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