Erasmus+ Mobility for Traineeships: What is it and how to apply

Erasmus+ Mobility for traineeships is the EU-promoted student mobility programme which gives students a chance to broaden their vocational and training curriculum by working abroad in any public sector company or a private commercial enterprise located in European countries that have joined the Erasmus+ Programme. The Erasmus+ Mobility for traineeships Call for applications is published every year by the University of Bologna.

How to apply

The call for application for AY 2019/20 is now closed. New admission procedures for the 2020/21 call are not available at this time. However, you may consult the call for AY 2019/20 to get a general idea of the application methods. Remember that the application requirements and attachments may be modified for AY 2020/21. The updated documents will be available in the new call for 2020/21.

For general information on the call for application and Erasmus mobility, please contact DIRI – Settore Area Geografica Europa – Ufficio Mobilità per Tirocinio (International Relations Office – Europe – Traineeship Office)

For information about educational issues (Learning Agreement for Traineeship, credit recognition), please get in touch with the relevant Office by study field/campus.

Lenght of traineeship and financial contributions

The duration of traineeships under this programme is from 2 to 12 months and students may receive a EU grant up to a maximum of 3 months.

Where can you go

The countries of destination are:

  • the 27 European Union Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Hungary;
  • the 3 Countries of the European Economic Area: Island, Liechtenstein and Norway;
  • the accession candidate countries: Turkey, the Republic of Nord Macedonia, Serbia.

Who can take part?

Students enrolled in first, second, third cycle degree programme and single-cycle degree programme, who can carry out the traineeship before or after graduation.