Funding for Erasmus+ internships

Andreas Männle

+49 (0)441 798-2484

Karolina Dymek

+49 (0)441 798-4669

Availability by phone
Tuesday 10–12.30 am and 14.30–16.30 pm

Thursday 10–12.30 am

Online office hours
Tuesdays from 10–11:
Advice on stays abroad within Europe (Erasmus+)
and Thursdays from 10–11: Advice on stays abroad outside Europe

Erasmus+ internship

Erasmus+ offers students and graduates of all subjects the chance to apply for a scholarship for an internship abroad within the EU and other selected countries.

Duration: 2–12 months

Financial support: partial scholarship

The complete application documents must be submitted at least six weeks before the start of the internship. Erasmus internship scholarships are awarded by the EU-Hochschulbüro Hannover.

Programme countries

  • EU member states: Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, United Kingdom, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary and Cyprus,
  • Candidate member: Turkey
  • EEA countries: Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway
  • Overseas territories of EU member states as well as: Greenland, New Caledonia and Dependencies, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Wallis and Futuna, Mayotte, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles, Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena, Ascension island, Tristan da Cunha, British Territory of Antarctica, British Indian Ocean Territory, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands and Réunion

Application documents

  • Application form Erasmus+ (University Hannover)
  • Learning agreement for traineeships (University Hannover)
  • Enrolment certificate(s) or exmatriculation certificate and a copy of the diploma
  • Proof of previous Erasmus funding (if applicable)

Application documents provided by the University Hannover (in German)

Who can apply?

  • Students (BA / MA / doctorate)
  • Graduates (BA / MA / doctorate); funding after graduation is only possible, if the application for Erasmus+ has been submitted during the last year of study. The degree programme must be completed by the start of the internship.

Funding criteria

  • Self-organized full-time internship in a company, organization or social/cultural institution
  • Internship closely related to studies and/or career objective and of a suitable level
  • Transcultural nature of the internship
  • Crediting of the internship and subject-related support from the university supervisor
  • Funding will not be granted for the following organizations: European institutions, (diplomatic) representations and public institutions of the country of origin (e.g. German embassy). Neither will funding be granted for internships in companies that are involved in EU lobby work. Internships at universities will only be funded in exceptional cases.

Erasmus+ can be combined with the Mobility Grant. You'll find further information about eligibility requirements and application on the website of the University of Hannover (in German).

(Changed: 2021-01-13)