Erasmus+ Grant

Information on Erasmus+ grant a.y. 2018/19.

EU Countries (Programme Countries)

EU grant amount: € 250  or €  300  for each month of mobility (the amount of the grant varies according to the living cost of the hosting country, for details read the Guide for selected students).

Additional contribution financed by the University of Bologna and MIUR: will be calculated on your Equivalent Financial Situation Indicator – ISEE (as requested by Ministerial Decree 1047/2017). Students are strongly suggested to apply for the ISEE certificate well in advance.

Deadlines and procedures are described in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018/2019”, available in the attachments section of this page, and in the Erasmus + guide 2018/2019 available on AlmaRM.

The first 50% of this contribution will be paid simultaneously to the Erasmus+ grant. The remaining 50% of this contribution will be paid at the end of the mobility period (at least 90 days) if you will have recognised at least one didactic activity.

WARNING: No Unibo/MIUR contribution is foreseen to: students who lack the presentation of the ISEE certificate within the deadline and compliant with the procedures described in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018-2019”, students who hold an ISEE calculation higher than 50.000 euros and students enrolled as “fuori corso” from the second year onwards.

Switzerland

Grants for mobility periods in Switzerland are financed by the Swiss Universities. According to the information provided by the Swiss authorities, the grant amounts for the a.y. 2018-2019 will be  CHF 440 (about € 375) . In addition to that, students will receive the contribution financed by the University of Bologna and MIUR, calculated considering their Equivalent Financial Situation Indicator – ISEE.

Deadlines and procedures are described in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018/2019”, available in the “Attachments” box, and in the Erasmus + guide 2018/2019 available on AlmaRM

WARNING: No Unibo/MIUR contribution is foreseen to: students who lack the presentation of the ISEE certificate within the deadline and compliant with the procedures described in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018-2019”, students who hold an ISEE calculation higher than 50.000 euros and students enrolled as “fuori corso” from the second year onwards.

Non-EU Countries (Partner Countries)

For the a.y. 2018/2019 the Erasmus + non-UE countries are:  Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Jordan, Israel, Moldova, Myanmar, Serbia, South Africa and UkraineFunding for non-EU institutes consists entirely of the European Union contribution and is divided as follows:

  • contribution for living costs: €650 per month; the amount is the same for all non-EU Countries and is based on the number of days of actual stay abroad.
  • contribution for travel expenses: amounts are established by the Erasmus+ programme based on the distance in kilometres between Bologna and the central campus of Universities included in the Agreement. Amounts are price ceilings, the student will be reimbursed for the actual cost of the travel ticket up to:

    • Albania: Bologna – Tirana, up to € 275
    • Armenia: Bologna – Yerevan, up to € 360
    • Australia: Bologna – Adelaide/Sydney, up to € 1100
    • Azerbaijan: Bologna – Baku, up to €  530
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Bologna – Sarajevo, up to € 275
    • Ethiopia: Bologna – Mekelle, up to € 820
    • Israel: Bologna – Haifa, up to €  360
    • Israel: Bologna – Beer Sheva, up to € 360
    • Jordan: Bologna – Amman, up to € 360
    • Moldova: Bologna – Chisinau, up to € 275
    • Myanmar: Bologna – Mandalay up to € 820
    • Myanmar: Bologna – Naypyidaw up to €  1100
    • Serbia: Bologna-Belgrade/Novi Sad: up to € 275
    • South Africa: Bologna – Pretoria, up to € 820
    • South Africa: Bologna – Johannesburg, up to € 1.100
    • South Africa: Bologna – Stellenbosch, up to € 1.100
    • Ukraine: Bologna – Kiev/Odessa/Lviv, up to € 275

For mobility towards non-EU countries the contribution by the University of Bologna and MIUR is not provided.

Payment schedule

The EU grant is provided at the beginning of the mobility period according to the payment schedule described in the in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018/2019”,  available in the “Attachments” box.

The contribution financed by the University of Bologna and MIUR (only for EU countries and Switzerland), if foreseen by the student’s ISEE, is provided in two installments. The first is paid at the beginning of the mobility (the payment schedule is described in the document “Erasmus + funding 2018/2019”), the second is provided after the end of the mobility period.

Methods of payment

The grant can be provided exclusively by bank transfer on a debit card with IBAN or bank account headed to the grantee. Prepaid cards must allow for credits equal to the amount of the grant.

Students with special needs

Erasmus+ programme pays particular attention to guidance, reception, physical accessibility, pedagogical and technical support services, and, especially to the funding of the extra costs to support the mobility of students with special needs.

Areas that could be eligible for support linked to your Erasmus+ mobility, according to individual needs, include but are not limited to: adapted accommodation, travel assistance, medical attendance, supportive equipment, adaptation of learning material, an accompanying person, etc.

You may have an extra financial support to pay the expenses related to specific needs (for example physical accessibility and/or studies planning).

Students who are in a disability situation and wish to receive information about the additional disability allowances must send their request by e-mail to the Mobility for Study Office (erasmus@unibo.it). students will be sent information regarding the disbursement of this allowance as soon as the agency is notified. PLEASE NOTE: This allowance is not available for non-EU and Swiss Universities.

Further useful information

Please contact Servizio Studenti con Disabilità (disabili@unibo.it) for any organizational support, guidance and physical accessibility check.

Have a look at MappED!, an online tool developed by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) mapping the accessibility of higher education institutions and their services, to make informed choices about your mobility destination.

The Student toolkit has been designed by students for students, and contains tips and advice to support your learning journey.