Erasmus+ Traineeship for Students
What is an Erasmus+ Traineeship?
The Erasmus+ Traineeship Program provides funding to students of the University of Nicosia to work for 2-12 months in an enterprise or organization in country in Europe as per below- see eligible countries. In one-cycle study programmes, such as Medicine, students 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. It must be noted also that, accordingly within some study programmes, traineeships can be recognized by the University and contribute to students’ qualifications either in ECTS credits (usually recognition of an internship course) or in the Diploma Supplement.
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.