Content updated 2019-03-13

Erasmus+ scholarship for traineeship

Students who will carry out a traineeship/internship/industrial placement at a company, organisation or research and education centre in one of the 33 Erasmus+ countries can apply for an Erasmus+ traineeship grant. You can also apply for the grant if you are planning to write your degree essay at a company in another European country.

The grant should be a contribution to the expenses arising in connection with the traineeship period, such as travel and accommodation expenses. The traineeship period must be minimum 60 days and maximum 12 months and you are expected to work full time.

How to apply?

In order to apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship for traineeship you first need to have your traineeship approved by the course coordinator/tutor/supervisor at your JU school. In order for the online application to be finalized and valid, this person must sign a printed version of the application. The signed application must then be submitted to the International Office via the case management system External link, opens in new window..

Please note that your application will not be processed by the International Office until you have submitted the signed application form in the case management system.  

You should submit your application a minimum of 1 month before the start date of the traineeship.

If the application is approved you need to fill in and sign a Grant Agreement and a Learning Agreement, which will be sent to you after the decision.

We currently apply a "first come first served" approach. Scholarships are granted as long as funding is available. Please note that it is not possible to apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship for traineeships in Sweden.

If you need help to find a traineeship opportunity, please see the website below:

Scholarship amounts

Receiving country

National level of grant (€/month)

(30 days)

Group 1 Programme countries with higher living costs: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Liechtenstein, Norway


Group 2 and 3 Programme countries with medium and lower living costs:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey


Erasmus+ countries

You can carry out your traineeship in one of the 33 countries in the Erasmus+ Programme.

You need to live in the host country during the traineeship period.

Liability Insurance

JU students that are abroad for traineeship/internship/industrial placement at a company are covered by a liability insurance.

The liability insurance includes damage or loss caused by the student during the time when the student resides at a work site, as part of ongoing training.

Once a damage has occurred it should be reported as soon as possible to the school. The insurance covers damage or loss to up to 10 million SEK.

For more information on insurances please click here External link, opens in new window..


The application is open!

Apply here! External link, opens in new window.

We process incoming applications once a month. You will therefore receive a decision on your application to your JU-email address within 2-4 weeks after your submission of the signed application form to External link, opens in new window.

More detailed information on the application process can be found in the online application.

Covid-19 and Erasmus+ Scholarship for traineeship

The European Commission has decided that the Erasmus+ scholarship cannot be granted to participants for the virtual part of the mobility (internship).


Learning Agreement Pdf, 424.6 kB.

Erasmus+ codes Pdf, 169.7 kB.


Brexit and Erasmus+

UK participates in Erasmus+ until call 2020.

Follow the latest news on Brexit and Erasmus+

The European Commission

The Swedish Council for Higher Education External link, opens in new window.

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