Undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible to apply for this opportunity. The traineeship must take place within 12 months of graduation. Students must apply for the traineeship while they are still a registered DMU student. It is not possible to apply for this funding after you have graduated.
To be eligible for Erasmus+ Graduate Traineeship funding the placement opportunity will need to meet the following criteria:
- The work placement must be signed off by the placements team and your personal tutor
- The work placement period must be full-time
- The minimum period of the work placement is 2 months and the maximum period is 12 months
- The work placement must take place in an EU or EEA country, and should not be in your home country
Financial support and fees
Students participating in the Erasmus+ programme may be eligible for a grant, which is designed to help cover some of the costs of your time spent overseas. The grant rates vary depending on the location of the traineeship and can be found on the Erasmus+ website.
You need to take the following steps to set up an Erasmus+ Graduate Traineeship:
If you intend to apply for a graduate traineeship, please provide details about the planned traineeship using the link below:
The Global Mobility Office will get in touch with you towards the end of the academic year to confirm whether you have successfully secured a placement opportunity, and will provide guidance on how to access available Erasmus+ funding.
Students must apply for the traineeship and complete all requested paperwork while they are still a registered at DMU. You cannot apply for this funding after you have graduated. The deadline for applications is Monday 12 July, 9am.
Visas and insurance
EU nationals will not require a visa to travel or work in another EU country. International students will require a visa to work in Europe and are responsible for obtaining this. Home students beginning a mobility after 31 December 2020 will not be eligible for an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card). Further guidance regarding immigration rules for Home students in the context of Brexit can be found here.
Participants will be required to purchase their own personal health insurance policy.