Erasmus+ Grant for Internships
Erasmus+ fosters the mobility of students as well as academic and non-academic staff in higher education institutions. Eligible for participation in the Erasmus+ program are the 27 EU member states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, the former Yugoslav republic Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.
Via Erasmus+, students can study or work abroad for up to 12 months per study level (Bachelor/Master/PhD).
For internships conducted in one of the Erasmus+ program countries, students can apply for the Erasmus+ mobility grant. Students organize the internship spot and contact with the host institution on their own, but can apply for the Erasmus+ mobility grant at MIRO. Both paid and unpaid internships are eligible for the grant.
► Here you can find the necessary application forms for the Erasmus+ internship stay: Erasmus+ internship
- An internship is already possible from the first semester of your study program.
- The internship has to last at least 2 months an can max. last 12 months.
- It has to be a full-time internship
- All application documents must be submitted at MIRO one month before the start of the internship.
Depending on the host country the mobility grant can vary between € 590 and
€ 640 per month.
INFO: The mobility grant can be applied for regardless of whether the internship is paid or unpaid.
- For recent graduates, the Erasmus internship grant is possible well within one year after graduation (The application has to be submitted while still studying at the university).
- For recipients of Austrian Federal Aid for Students, there is an increased grant from the government possible, IN ADDITION TO THE ERASMUS+ GRANT. This needs to be applied for directly via the Student Aid Body (www.stipendium.at). Students with special needs and students with child(ren) can apply for special funding by the European Union.
- Erasmus+ internships can be conducted in companies, training and research institutions or other organisations that contribute to fostering the agreed learning goals for the relevant study programme.
- It is not possible to do an internship at the following institutions:
- Institutions of the European Union
- The European Parliament, or agencies that are decentrally attributed to these institutions
- Institutions that manage the EU programmes