Requirements for Erasmus+ grant

To apply for Erasmus+ grant (financial support), you need to fulfill the following requirements. The grant is available for BSc, MSc and PhD students, both for (compulsory & voluntary) internship/thesis during studies and after graduation.

Requirements

Thesis or internship during studies

Students who go to an Erasmus+ country for an internship or thesis for at least 2 months can apply for an Erasmus+ grant. Take a look at the following requirements before you want to apply.

  • You have to be registered as a full time student at Wageningen University;
  • You have a min. stay abroad of 2 months and max. 12 months per degree programme (Bachelor, Master or PhD)*;

  • The participating countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom. (UK is to be determined);

  • You are going to live in the country of the organisation/company where you’re going to do your internship at;
  • You will not use the scholarship for expenses that are already covered by another scholarship by the EU;
  • You will not apply for other EU scholarships during your exchange period.

    • You have to undertake a language assessment both before and at the end of the mobility period in order to monitor progress in language competences. The language assessment is available in the languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Greek, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Czech and Swedish.

    • It’s possible to do an internship abroad after graduation. You need to apply for this in advance, when you’re still enrolled to the study programme.


      Nationality

    • All nationalities


Level of study

  • Bachelor

  • Master

  • PhD


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

Deadline

  • Preferably we want to receive the documents one month before the start of your internship or thesis, but the documents need to be send BEFORE you start with your internship or thesis abroad.

Extension of the internship

  • Students are allowed to ask for an extension of the current internship only if we receive this request one month before the ending date of your internship. The supervisor at the host institution has to send an e-mail to erasmus.studentexchange@wur.nl confirming the extension with the exact ending date. Otherwise it cannot be accepted. Make sure that you arrange this with enough time with your supervisor at the host institution.

Voluntary internship

Voluntary internship is an interesting option for students with a ‘gap’ in their study program. E.g. due to study delay or free time during holidays. Take a look at the following requirements before you wan to apply for the grant.

  • You have to be registered as a full time student at Wageningen University;
  • You have a min. stay abroad of 2 months and max. 12 months per degree programme (Bachelor, Master or PhD)* [in case you went already for internship abroad- for example 4 months during your master degree program-, you may only go to a voluntary internship for another 8 months during your master cycle. Students may not exceed the max. amount of 12 months per degree programme];

  • The participating countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom. (UK is to be determined);

  • You are going to live in the country of the organisation/company where you’re going to do your internship at;
  • You will not use the scholarship for expenses that are already covered by another scholarship by the EU;
  • You will not apply for other EU scholarships during your exchange period.

    • You have to undertake a language assessment both before and at the end of the mobility period in order to monitor progress in language competences. The language assessment is available in the languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Greek, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Czech and Swedish.

    • It’s possible to do an internship abroad after graduation. You need to apply for this in advance, when you’re still enrolled to the study programme.
    • *EU institutions and other bodies are excluded, see the list on the European Union website;


      Nationality

    • All nationalities


Level of study

  • Bachelor

  • Master

  • PhD


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

Deadline

  • Preferably we want to receive the documents one month before the start of your internship or thesis, but the documents need to be send BEFORE you start with your internship or thesis abroad.

Extension of the voluntary internship

  • Students are allowed to ask for an extension of the current internship only if we receive this request one month before the ending date of your internship. The supervisor at the host institution has to send an e-mail to erasmus.studentexchange@wur.nl confirming the extension with the exact ending date. Otherwise it cannot be accepted. Make sure that you arrange this with enough time with your supervisor at the host institution.

Internship after graduation

An internship after graduation is a good opportunity to gain experience in your working field. Take a look at the following requirements if you want to apply for Erasmus+ grant after graduation.

  • You have to apply BEFORE you graduate, when you’re still enrolled as a student at WUR;
  • The end date of your internship has to be within one year after graduation;
  • You have a min. stay abroad of 2 months and max. 12 months per degree programme (Bachelor, Master or PhD)* [in case you went already for internship abroad- for example 4 months during your master degree program-, you may only go to an internship after graduation for another 8 months during your master cycle. Students may not exceed the max. amount of 12 months per degree programme];

  • The participating countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom. (UK is to be determined);

  • You are going to live in the country of the organisation/company where you’re going to do your internship at;

  • You will not use the scholarship for expenses that are already covered by another scholarship by the EU;
  • You will not apply for other EU scholarships during your exchange period.

  • You have to undertake a language assessment both before and at the end of the mobility period in order to monitor progress in language competences. The language assessment is available in the languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Greek, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Czech and Swedish.

  • *EU institutions and other bodies are excluded, see the list on the European Union website;


Nationality

  • All nationalities


Level of study

  • Bachelor

  • Master

  • PhD


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

Deadline

  • Preferably we want to receive the documents one month before the start of your internship or thesis, but the documents need to be send BEFORE you graduate.

Extension of the internship after graduation

  • Students are allowed to ask for an extension of the current internship only if we receive this request one month before the ending date of your internship. The supervisor at the host institution has to send an e-mail to erasmus.studentexchange@wur.nl confirming the extension with the exact ending date. Otherwise it cannot be accepted. Make sure that you arrange this with enough time with your supervisor at the host institution.