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 Bologna University.

How to apply

The call for application for AY 2019/20 will be published in March 2019.

In “Attachments” section, you may consult the call for AY 2018/20 to get a general idea of the application methods. Remember that the application requirements and attachments may be modified for AY 2019/20. The updated documents will be available in the new call for 2019/20.

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 Student Office/Traineeship Office/International Relations Office in your Schools [.pdf]

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.  

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.

Students with special needs

Please contact Servizio Studenti con Disabilità ( 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.