Erasmus+ Mobility Grant for Training Purposes
Where can you go?
You have many possibilities to choose from when deciding where you want to go. OsloMet cooperates with partner institutions in most countries included in the Erasmus+ programme. This includes the 27 EU-countries, in addition to Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, North Macedonia and Serbia.
You may also visit an enterprise, organisation, school, government agency etc. in one of the Erasmus+ countries.
You can no longer go to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Use the list of institutions that OsloMet can send students on exchange to, to find European institutions with which we have Erasmus + agreements.
What can you do?
Examples of how you can use the mobility grant for training purposes:
- Job shadowing to learn from the experiences and best practices of colleagues.
- Participation on seminars, workshops (not conferences).
- Participation on Erasmus+ Partner Week, Staff Training Week, International Week (staffmobility.eu).
- Language courses in a language you need in connection with your work, in a country where the language is considered as the local language.
- Participation on method courses.
Before you apply
Your visit must be clarified with your Head of Section.
The visit must have a duration of minimum four days (where at least two days must include academic activities), maximum two months (60 days).
The grant can be used for visits to a partner institution, enterprise, school, organisation or government agency.
You cannot receive a mobility grant for activities funded by other EU-cooperation programmes/projects.
You must be currently employed at OsloMet (permanently or temporarily). You cannot apply if you have retired or if you are employed on retirement terms.
Reference is also made to the general award criteria for Erasmus+ mobility grants
Additional requirement for language courses
The grant recipient must follow language courses organised in places where it is possible to practice the current language also outside the course schedule.
After your stay abroad
Please note that all recipients of mobility grants are obliged to hand in all documentation in accordance with requirements from the European Commission. If we do not receive the necessary documentation in time, you will be responsible for financing your stay abroad yourself.
Recipients of mobility grants must hand in their travel expenses in accordance with the agreement with their Head of Section. Please follow the instructions for travel expenses claims in the SAP portal. Remember to mention in the subject field that your claim is related to Erasmus+ mobility grant.
The application deadline is 15th May for staff exchange in the autumn semester 2023. Please use the online application form to apply.
We have gathered some stories from your colleagues who have used the Erasmus+ Mobility Grant for professional development. Take a look and be inspired!