Traineeship for Graduates

Erasmus+ Traineeship for Graduates

What is an Erasmus+ Traineeship?

The Erasmus+ Traineeship Program provides funding to graduates of the University of Nicosia to work for 2-12 months in an enterprise or organization in a country in Europe as per below- see eligible countries. In one-cycle study programmes, such as Medicine, participants can be mobile for up to 24 months. The period for Student and Graduate 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.

Which are the eligible countries?

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

Which are the eligible organizations?

Any public or private organizations besides EU Institutions and other EU Bodies such as National Agencies and the European Commission. The list of ineligible organizations is available here.

How much is the Erasmus+ Grant?

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 installments depending on the mobility period. Detailed information is available here. (Note that for those interested in applying for a mobility to their country of origin, funding restrictions may exist. Please refer to each call for applications for specific details)

How can I find a Traineeship offer?

  • 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

What will I gain from a Traineeship abroad?

  • Gain practical experience in your field of study
  • Expand the knowledge gained during your studies
  • Enhance your CV and employability opportunities

What should I be aware of if I get selected to participate in the Erasmus+ Traineeship Programme?

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

Erasmus Office:

Contact Person: Stella Stylianou

E-mail: [email protected]

Location: B8, Main Building