Erasmus+ Traineeship for Graduates

Erasmus+ supports traineeships (work placements, internships) abroad (see eligible countries below) for 2 to 12 months at any workplace (see eligible organizations below) for students currently enrolled in higher education institutions in Programme Countries at Bachelor and Master level as well as for doctoral candidates. In one-cycle study programmes, such as Medicine, students can be mobile for up to 24 months. The period for short-term blended and doctoral mobility is 5 days minimum and 30 days maximum. The Graduate Traineeship must occur within one year of your graduation (date of degree issue) and you must apply while still being enrolled.

EU Member States: Denmark, Luxembourg, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Croatia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria

European Economic Area: Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein

Candidate Countries: Turkey, Serbia, Republic of North Macedonia

Any public or private organization is eligible for traineeships except EU Institutions and other EU Bodies such as National Agencies and the European Commission.EU Institutions and other EU Bodies such as National Agencies and the European Commission.

For a full list of ineligible organizations please follow the link here.

The Erasmus+ Grant is calculated on a monthly basis and it is proportional to the cost of living of the destination country and the duration of the mobility. The funding which corresponds to each mobility is divided into three or four instalments depending on the mobility period. Detailed information is available here.

(Note that a number of restrictions to the amount of the grant apply for each call. Please be sure to refer to each call for applications for specific details.)

  • Use your professional and personal network (lecturers, classmates, advisors, family and friends)
  • Use of Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
  • Visit websites of companies of your interest
  • Attend Career Fairs
  • Contact employers directly- send your CV and Cover Letter and express your interest
  • Use existing online platforms such as
  • Gain practical experience in your field of study
  • Expand the knowledge gained during your studies
  • Enhance your CV and employability opportunities
  • Acquire important soft and hard skills

Any mobility is divided into three phases: Before – During – After. The required documents to be submitted are listed here, nevertheless, the detailed procedure will be communicated after the official selection by the UNIC Erasmus+ Selection Committee.

Contact Details

Erasmus Office
Contact Person: Stella Stylianou
Email: [email protected]