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Erasmus Traineeships

Erasmus traineeships (SMP) and other traineeships in Europe

Erasmus traineeships (SMP) and other traineeships in Europe

HHU students can receive a grant for traineeships in Erasmus countries for periods of 2 – 6 months. Please seek a traineeship place yourself or with support from your subject representatives. You can find sample agreements for your use in the download area on the right. The International Office cannot provide support for this.

Please apply for the traineeship directly to the International Office, observing the following deadlines:

Dates & Deadlines

Start of the traineeship abroad Application deadline Online application
1 February to 31 May 1 November 1 September to 1 November
1 June to 30 September 1 March 1 January bis 1 March
1 Oktober to 31 January 1 July 1 May t 1 July

Please read the general information first.

Then read the experience reports submitted by fellow students.

You can find reports written by students from other universities on the DAAD website (German only):

https://eu.daad.de/infos-fuer-einzelpersonen/foerderung-fuer-studierende-und-graduierte/auslandspraktikum/de/46247-auslandspraktikum-mit-erasmus/

The conditions for receiving Erasmus funding vary from year to year. A new project is launched every year. The conditions that apply for you depend on the timing of your traineeship. You can find the corresponding fact sheet with the conditions for funding in the download area:

The 2022 project applies for traineeships starting from February 2022 – October 2023

The 2023 project applies for traineeships starting from October 2023 - October 2024

Use the corresponding checklist in the download area to ensure you do not miss out a step.

If the number of applications received exceeds the available funding, the subject representatives will take a decision. You can find the selection criteria for the individual subjects here:

The International Office funds traineeships outside the Erasmus area via Mobility Grants.

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