Study abroad advisor (Europe), Erasmus+ coordinator

Christa Weers

+49 (0)441 798-2438

A12 3-301

Erasmus+ Staff mobility for training and further education

Erasmus+ staff mobility for training and further education

Erasmus+ provides financial support for training and further education at an Erasmus partner university in other European countries.

Technical or administrative staff (with minimum 50 % of regular working hours) whose field of work or projects have an international aspect, or academic staff whose field of work has an administrative and international aspect may apply. All universities with which the University of Oldenburg has an Erasmus+ cooperation agreement are eligible as receiving institutions. Please see our list for further details.

Job shadowing in related areas of work or participation in workshops and seminars (see for example: IMOTION: are examples of measures which are supported by the programme.

Further funding conditions

  • Minimum stay of 3 to 5 working days
  • Maximum duration of two months (with a maximum grant for up to 10 working days)
    The objectives of the stay should be exchange and further training. These objectives must be defined in a mobility agreement before the stay. Weekend days will only be funded if the host university proves that activities related to the stay have taken place on these days.
  • The stay must have taken place by July 2022 at the latest.

Funding/ allowances

Selection criteria

  • The quality of the proposal and its significance, benefit for the applicant’s work and the applicant’s motivation.
  • Training format
  • Previous staff mobilities
  • Language proficiency

Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and evaluated in terms of the selection criteria and available funding. In the event that more suitable applications are received than can be funded, the successful applicant will be chosen by lot.


Applications for staff mobility funding may be submitted to the International Office as soon as international travel is permitted again. Applications can be submitted on a rolling basis in 2021.

Required documents:

  • Application form
  • Letter of motivation explaining the international aspect in your work
  • proof of language skills, if required.

Please contact Christa Weers for more information on programmes at partner universities, for assistance in contacting partner universities, and with any queries you may have.

A selection of reports written by staff who have previously completed a mobility stay is available in the German version of this page.

(Changed: 2021-07-06)