Academic and administrative staff at Aarhus University can apply for an Erasmus+ grant for a short-term teaching or training experience at a university or an organisation in an Erasmus+ programme country.
You can read about the two stay types (teaching and training) and the application criteria below.
The deadline to apply for an Erasmus+ staff exchanges that takes place in the spring semester of 2024 is 15 January 2024.
The application period for autumn semester will be from June 1st to August 15th 2024.
If you choose a Circle U. partner as your exchange destination, your application will be prioritised. What is Circle U.?
A staff mobility for training can include the following types of activities:
A Staff Mobility for Teaching is a stay at an Erasmus+ partner institution where you teach the students at the partner institution. It is a requirement that you partcipate in teaching activities for at least 8 hours per week during the exchange.
You may combine teaching with training activities. If you carry up both types of activities, your weekly teaching obligation during the stay will be reduced to 4 hours.
To be eligibe for an Erasmus+ grant, you must meet the specific criteria for either a training or a teaching mobility as listed above. The following general criteria also apply:
The Erasmus+ grant is a financial contribution to your stay abroad. It will most likely not cover all of your expenses. It is important that you agree with your superior on how to fund the expenses that will not be covered by the Erasmus+ grant.
The grant is made up of a daily allowance and a travel allowance. The applicable rates are set by the EU Commission. The daily amount is EUR 140-180 and travel support is EUR 180-275. Both depend on your host country.
The grant can be used as a contribution to transportation, hotel costs and daily necessities as per regular AU travel rules.
The grant cannot be used to cover course fees.
The processing time is 3-4 weeks. You will be notified by e-mail of the outcome of your application. If you are awarded an Erasmus+ grant, you will receive a "Mobility Agreement" that must by signed by you, your superior and the host institution. Once you have submitted the signed "Mobility Agreement" on the Erasmus+ portal, you will receive a the final contract and information about the size of your Erasmus+ grant.
After your staff exchange you must:
The grant will be transferred to the AU project number you have indicated when the required documentation has been submitted.