Preparation Erasmus+ grant for internship or thesis abroad

If you organized an internship or thesis in one of the Erasmus+ countries, we may be able to provide you with an Erasmus+ grant.

How to find an internship or thesis abroad?

Unfortunately we cannot help you with arranging an internship or thesis. You could contact the following persons or organisations for more information about internships abroad:

  • You internship coordinator of your study field (check the website of the chair groups for contact information)
  • Your study advisor
  • AIESEC offers internships (and volunteering) abroad to students

Erasmus+ countries

The countries in the Erasmus+ program are:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey & United Kingdom*.
NOTE: Switzerland is not in the Erasmus+ program.

Also the overseas territories are part of the Erasmus+ program: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, French Polynesia, French Southern -and Antarctic Territories, Greenland, Montserrat, New Caledonia and Dependencies, Pitcairn, Saint Barthelemy, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wallis and Futuna Islands.

Grant amount for an internship abroad 2019-2020

Group 1: Programme Countries with higher living costs Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden, United Kingdom*, Liechtenstein, Norway €375
Group 2: Programme Countries with medium living costs Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal €324
Group 3: Programme Countries with lower living costs Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey €273

*What about Brexit?

As you know, Brexit might have effect on the Erasmus+ possibilities with the UK. Your grant might be influenced by the decisions involving Brexit. As a consequence there is a possibility that we are not able to provide you with a grant. 
Unfortunately, we cannot give you definitive answers yet, as the deal/ no-deal outcome is not known at this moment. For now, all we can do is refer you to the FAQ on the Erasmus website.

If we receive more information, of course we will keep you updated.

    Internship or thesis outside Europe

    If you are going outside the EU for your internship/thesis, the Study Abroad Office unfortunately does not provide scholarships.

    You can check the grant finder on for other possibilities.

    For Switzerland:

    For MIL, MID and MDR students travel funding may be available.

    (no rights may be derived from this information)

    Application Erasmus+ grant

    Tips for students going abroad

    On this page you can find more tips concerning your safety and health while abroad, English language certificates financial matters (including the Erasmus+ grant, insurance, DUO, Nuffic & WilWeg) and HousingAnywhere.