Requirements

Participants

  • Students enrolled in a full course of study at one of the Thuringian universities (from the first semester)
  • Graduates in the first 12 months after graduation (application must be made while still studying!)
  • Doctoral students enrolled at one of the Thuringian universities

Duration of funding

  • Long Term:
    2 to 12 months per study cycle (Bachelor, Master, Doctoral)
    2 to 24 months for single-track programs (e.g. Diploma)
  • Short Term:
    Blended Mobility up to 1 month traineeship in presence and additional virtual phase (in Germany).
    PhD mobility up to 1 month for immatriculated doctoral students

Traineeships

  • Eligible: in enterprises, social institutions, NGOs, universities, etc.
  • Not eligible: in EU institutionsand other EU bodies, including specialised agencies; in bodiesmanaging EU programmes.

Program countries and funding

  • group 1:
    program countries: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden
    partner countries: Faroe Islands, Switzerland, (UK - only with Certificate of Sponsorship/Tier5 visa)
  • group 2:
    program countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
    partner countries: Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City State
  • group 3:
    program countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of Northern Macedonia, Turkey
 

and Overseas Territories according to the Erasmus+ Guidelines

These funding rates apply to Erasmus+ mobilities with funding commitment for a traineeship starting on or after 01.04.2023. | Funding rates of previous Erasmus+ projects (see below).

Erasmus+ funding rates | Project 2022

Long Term
Country group Grant amount Top-Up Fewer Opportunities** Top-Up Green Travel*
1 Program Countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden (up to max. 4 months) 750 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one time)
1 Partner countries: Faroe Islands, Switzerland, (United Kingdom - only with Certificate of Sponsorship/Tier5 visa) (up to max. 3 months) 750 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
2 Program countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain (up to max. 4 months) 690 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
2 Partner Countries: Andorra, Monaco, San Marina, Vatican City State (up to max. 3 months) 690 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
3 Program Countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (up to max. 4 months) 640 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
3 Partner countries: - (up to max. 3 months) 640 EUR per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)

Long Term > 60 days presence

Zero Grant scheme:

Erasmus+ Program Countries: financial support is possible up to a total duration of 4 months (120 days). Periods longer than this will not be financially supported (zero grant).

Erasmus+ Partner Countries: Financial support is possible up to a total duration of 3 months (90 days). Periods beyond this are not financially supported (zero-grant).

Short Term
Duration Grant amount Top-Up Fewer Opportunities Top Up Green Travel*
1 Day 1-14 70 EUR per day 100 EUR + travel allowance (optional, one-time) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
2 Day 15-30 50 EUR per day 150 EUR + travel allowance (optional, one-time) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)

Short Term - PhD students (< 30 days presence)

Short Term - Blended Mobility (< 30 days presence + virtual period without financial support)

  • a Short Term Blended Mobility should correspond to 3 ECTS
  • a Short Term Blended Mobility is possible if there is an obstacle for a Long Term Mobility
 

Special grants

 

Erasmus participants who fulfill the conditions for additional funding(s) can receive additional financial support. The relevant evidence will be requested in the application process. EU-Praktikum THÜRINGEN will be happy to advise you!

*Top-Up Green Travel

50.00 EUR once + financial support for up to 4 additional travel days.

  • for low-emission traveling Erasmus+ participants who carry out most of their travel to/from the destination of traineeship institution by appropriate means of transport (such as bus, train or carpooling) (according to the European Commission's definition of Green Travel)NA DAAD
Pexels / Hinricht Oltmanns

**Top-Up Fewer Opportunities

250,00 EUR per month for Long Term Mobilities

  • for participants with child(ren): Students or graduates who take one ore more child(ren) abroad during their Erasmus+ placement receive an additional DAAD grant.
  • for participants with disabilities: Students or graduates with a degree of disability of GdB 20 or more NA DAAD
  • for participants with chronic diseases: Students or graduates with a chronic disease that results in additional costs abroad NA DAAD
DAAD / Jan von Allwoerden

The Top-Up Fewer Opportunities cannot be granted more than once. Therefore, you can choose one option if several criteria apply to you.

Real cost application

up to 15.000,00 EUR once

Depending on the financial need, it is also possible to apply for coverage of additional costs that incur. The financial support will be calculated according to personal needs and paid in addition to the regular Erasmus+ funding rate.

 
  • for participants with child(ren): students or graduates who take one ore more child(ren) abroad during their Erasmus+ placement NA DAAD
  • for participants with disabilities: students or graduates with a degree of disability of GdB 20 or more  NA DAAD
  • for participants with chronic illness: students or graduates with a chronic disease that leads to additional costs abroad NA DAAD

Funding rates of previous Erasmus+ projects

Erasmus+ grants | Project 2021

These funding rates apply to Erasmus+ mobilities with funding commitment for a traineeship starting on or after 01.03.2022 until 31.03.2023.

Long Term
Group Grant amount (up to max. 5 month) Top Up Fewer Opportunities** Top Up Green Travel*
1 Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden; Faroe Islands, Switzerland, (UK - only with Certificate of Sponsorship/Tier5 visa) 600 Euro per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
2 Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain; Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican State 540 Euro per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
3 Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republik, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey 480 Euro per month 250 EUR per month (optional) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)

Long Term > 60 days of phyiscal presence abroad (an additional virtual period in Germany is possible though it will not be supported financially)

Zero Grant rule: Financial support is granted for up to a total of 5 months. Periods beyond this will not be financially supported (= Zero Grant).

Short Term
Duration Grant amount Top Up Fewer Opportunities Top Up Green Travel*
1 day 1-14 70 EUR per day 100 EUR + travel allowance (optional, one-time) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)
2 day 15-30 50 EUR per day 150 EUR + travel allowance (optional, one-time) 50 EUR (optional, one-time)

Short Term - PhD students (< 30 days presence)

Short Term - Blended Mobility (< 30 days presence + virtual phase without financial support)

  • a Short Term Blended Mobility should correspond to 3 ECTS
  • a Short Term Blended Mobility is possible if there is an obstacle for a Long Term Mobility
 

Erasmus+ funding rates | Project 2020

These funding rates are valid for Erasmus+ mobilities with internship start date from 01.10.2020 until 28.02.2022. Application form Project 2020 (old)

Group_1 555 euro per month Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom''
Group_2 495 euro per month Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain'.'
Group_3 435 euro per month Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia (FYROM), Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary
Pexels / Andrea Piacquadio
  • Traineeships during studies: Students can be funded for up to 12 months. The maximum duration refers to the study cycle, not to the field of study.
  • Traineeships after studies: Graduates can be funded up to a total duration of 12 months. The duration of the graduate traineeships will be counted within the Erasmus+ contingent of the previous study cycle.
Erasmus+

This initiative is funded with support from the European Commission.