Erasmus+ grants

Utrecht University participates in the Erasmus+ programme and holds an Erasmus+ Charter for Higher Education.

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What is the Erasmus+ programme?

The Erasmus+ programme makes it possible to follow part of your study programme at a partner university within the European Union or to do a traineeship at a foreign institution. Erasmus+ aims to promote international student mobility by offering scholarships for study and traineeships.

If your traineeship or study abroad period takes place within Europe, you may qualify for a mobility grant under the Erasmus+ Programme. The grant is a contribution to cover additional travel and living costs abroad. The amount of the award depends on the length of your mobility period and the country of destination.

Participant countries

All member countries of the European Union participate in Erasmus+, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey and the overseas territories of all these countries. However, eligibility of actual destinations depends on the agreements the university or your faculty has made with institutions and companies abroad. Switzerland has created an alternative structure: they offer grants in the context of the 'Swiss-European Mobility Programme'.

Note: due to Brexit, the UK is not a participant country anymore.

Erasmus+ disclaimer

The Erasmus+ programme is funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the National Agency Erasmus+. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.