ScholarshipErasmus+ for Traineeships in the United Kingdom
You can apply for an Erasmus+ traineeship grant if you are a Bachelor/Master/PhD student and want to do a traineeship at a partner university, organisation or enterprise in the UK. Funding extends till May 2023 only, so any activities after this date will not be funded.
One month before the start date of your Erasmus+ period
For a traineeship in the UK
Leiden University travel policy
Archaeology, Humanities, Medicine/LUMC, Governance and Global Affairs, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Science, Interfacultair Centrum voor Lerarenopleiding, Onderwijsontwikkeling en Nascholing (ICLON), African Studies Centre, International Institute for Asian Studies
You may only go abroad for study-related activities to destinations to which travel is permitted according to Leiden University’s travel policy. See the Study abroad - Health and Safety page for details.
Please note the following when applying for a scholarship:
You must be a registered Bachelor or Master at Leiden University. Or a PhD degree student not employed by Leiden University. If you want to apply for an Erasmus+ grant for studies for another country then the UK please go to the website Erasmus+ for Traineeships.Funding till May 2023 only
Erasmus+ funding for exchange in the UK will expire on 31 May 2023. If your activity in the UK extends beyond this date, you will not receive any funding for this period.Traineeship not in the UK?
If you want to apply for an Erasmus+ grant for traineeships in country other than the UK, please instead see the Erasmus+ for Traineeships page.Eligibility requirements
The amount granted is calculated based on the exact number of days spent abroad and the destination country. For exchange in the UK you will receive €480 per month.Application process
If you have a disability and/or special needs and you are eligible for an Erasmus+ for studies grant, Leiden University can apply for additional financial support from the Erasmus+ programme on your behalf.
Read more detailed information about the application procedure and eligibility requirements, and download a financial support agreement form for students and staff with disabilities.Background
For more than 30 years, the European Union has funded the Erasmus+ programme, which has enabled over five million European students to spend part of their studies at another higher education institution or with an organisation in Europe.Disclaimer Leiden University
The Scholarships Team of Leiden University is responsible for the administration of the Erasmus+ programme for outgoing student mobility. It is, however, at all times the responsibility of the student to ensure that all the required documents are complete, signed and submitted within the timelines given. If you do not submit the required documents on time, no claim can be made on the Erasmus+ grant and you will need to pay back the full Erasmus+ grant. Please note: If you have to return early you may have to pay back (part of) your Erasmus+ grant.Disclaimer European Commission
Erasmus+ for Traineeships is funded with support from the European Commission. This publication (webpage) reflects the views only of the author. The European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained on this webpage.Documents
European Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) Provides the general framework for the European cooperation activities, that a higher education institution (HEI) may carry out within the Erasmus+ programme.
Leiden University's European Policy Statement Sets out Leiden University's agenda on international mobility and collaboration and higher education modernisation.
Annex 2 - Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for Traineeships The Learning Agreement gives more detailed information about the traineeship that you will do.
Annex 3 - Erasmus+ General Conditions Sets out the general conditions of the Erasmus+ grant agreement, with regard to liability, termination of the agreement, data protection and checks and audits.
Annex 4 - Erasmus+ Student Charter Highlights your rights and obligations as an Erasmus+ student.
Checklist administrative procedure Erasmus+ grant for Traineeships Make sure to study this checklist carefully.