Erasmus+ Traineeships: Overview

Target Group: Students of all Study Cycles

Students can get Erasmus+ funding if

  • they carry out a traineeship (full-time) in any of the 34 Erasmus+ Programme Countries
  • they are regularly enrolled at RUB
  • their total time abroad (study abroad periods included) does not exceed 12 months within one study cycle (Bachelor, Master, PhD)

Grant Benefits: Financial, Academic and Cultural

Students receive

  • a country- and day-specific traineeship grant
  • lingustic, organisational and intercultural support by the International Office before, during and after the traineeship
  • if applicable: access to Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support (OLS) to learn the language used at the workplace
  • if applicable: extra financial support for students with special needs (parents, students with disabilities)
  • if applicable: academic recognition

Grant Rates 2019/20

  • Group 1 (higher costs of living): 555 EUR/month
    Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Sweden, UK

  • Group 2 (average costs of living): 495 EUR/month
    Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

  • Group 3 (lower costs of living): 435 EUR/month
    Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Turkey

  • Social Top Up
    for students with disabilities (30%): 200 EUR/month
    for parents with children: 200 EUR/month

Traineeship Conditions: Degree-Related and Future-Oriented


  • must be relevant for students' degree-related learning and personal development needs and, wherever possible, be integrated in students' study programmes
  • takes place at any organisation, institution or company
  • Exception:
    EU institutions, bodies and agencies. Students with German citizenship who wish to intern at international organisations might apply for a Carlo Schmid grant. Non-German nationals should contact their national education agencies and institutions for funding.
  • Erasmus+ particularly supports the development of digital skills and competencies because they become increasingly important in today's globalized labor markets. General costumer support, order transactions, data processing, and office tasks are not funded.


  • minimum of 2 months to a maximum 12 months (60-360 days)
  • Exception:
    Students with Law and Medicine degrees (State Exam): minimum of 2 months to a maximum 24 months (60-720 days)
  • Students' total time abroad (study abroad periods included) may not exceed 12 months (24 months respectively) within one cycle of study.




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