Internship/Thesis Erasmus+ Conditions

If you want to participate in the Erasmus programme, you have to meet the following requirements.

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Internship/thesis as compulsory part of BSc/MSc/PhD

  • You are registered as a full-time BSc, MSc or PhD student at Wageningen University
  • You go to one of the Erasmus+ programme countries:

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, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey & United Kingdom. (NOTE: Switzerland is not in the programme). You can go to your country of origin if it is in the list.

  • The exchange period has a minimum duraiton of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months
  • The total amount of months you can go on Erasmus+ in the same cycle (BSc, MSc, PhD) is 12 months
  • 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.
  • Excluded are European Union traineeships in institutions and other EU bodies including specialised agencies, organisations managing EU programmes (in order to avoid possible conflict of interests and/or double funding), see EU institutions and bodies.
  • If your stay exceeds more than 5 days in duration compared to the original duration mentioned on your signed grant agreement, you need to file for an extension period (please contact your exchange coordinator for more information)

Voluntary (short) internship (BSc, MSc, PhD)

  • You are registered as a full-time BSc, MSc or PhD student at Wageningen University
  • You go to one of the Erasmus+ programme countries:

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, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey & United Kingdom. (NOTE: Switzerland is not in the programme) You can go to your country of origin if it is in the list.

  • The exchange period has a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months
  • The total amount of months you can go on Erasmus in the same cycle (BSc, MSc or PhD) is 12 months
  • 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.
  • Excluded are European Union traineeships in institutions and other EU bodies including specialised agencies, organisations managing EU programmes (in order to avoid possible conflict of interests and/or double funding), see EU institutions and bodies.
  • If your stay exceeds more than 5 days in duration compared to the original duration mentioned on your signed grant agreement, you need to file for an extension period (please contact your exchange coordinator for more information)
  • You will not receive a contribution for the travel costs by WUR

Internship after graduation

  • You have to be registered at the WUR at the moment of application
        • You go to one of the Erasmus+ programme countries:

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, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey & United Kingdom. (NOTE: Switzerland is not in the programme) You can go to your country of origin if it is in the list.

  • The internship is fulltime
  • The end of the internship should be in a year from graduation
        • The exchange period has a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months
  • As maximum amount of months for Erasmus+ is 12 months per study cycle, we count the months you already did Erasmus+ at the moment of graduation. So if you already did 5 months during your BSc, you can only do 7 months of internship after graduation of your BSc with an Erasmus+ status
  • You do not have to return to the Netherlands after finishing
          • You will not apply for other EU scholarships during your exchange period
    • You will not use the scholarship for expenses that are already covered by another scholarship by the EU
          • Excluded are European Union traineeships in institutions and other EU bodies including specialised agencies, organisations managing EU programmes (in order to avoid possible conflict of interests and/or double funding), see EU institutions and bodies
          • If yor stay exceeds more than 5 days in duration compared to the original duration mentioned on your signed grant agreement, you need to file for an extension period (please contact your exchange coordinator for more information)
          • You will not receive travel costs allowance from WUR

Waiting list

In case the number of applications exceeds the Erasmus budget for that year, some students will be put on a waiting list.

Please note that we cannot guarantee that all students on the waiting list will receive a (partial) scholarship, but we do guarantee that all applicants for internship/thesis as compulsory part of their studies will receive the contribution for the travel costs if they hand in all required Erasmus documents. Students on the waiting list will receive the travel allowance after their return.

2018-2019

The prospects are that this year we have no waiting list.

2017-2018

The decision about how the remaining money will be distributed (if any money is left) will be made in the end of May 2018.

  • Students who apply for additional scholarship for an extension of their exchange period
  • Students who receive financial support for their internship/thesis which is higher than the Erasmus+ scholarship (see Learning Agreement)
  • Students who completed their grant application after the deadline (including OLS-test)
  • Students who apply for a traineeship for after graduation
  • Students who did not apply for additional scholarship for an extension of their exchange period, but their stay exceeded more than 5 days in duration compared to the original duration mentioned on their signed grant agreement

2016-2017

The procedure for distributing the scholarships is as follows (for selection criteria see below):The budget still available by June 2017 will be distributed among the students on the waiting lists according to the following selection criteria (from top to bottom highest to least priority):Please note that we cannot guarantee that all students on the waiting list will receive a (partial) scholarship, but we do guarantee that all applicants will receive the contribution for the travel costs if you hand in all required Erasmus+ documents.