Erasmus+ Grant

UWE Bristol students undertaking a three to twelve-month study abroad programme with a partner institution in Europe (including some countries outside the EU) will be eligible for an Erasmus+ grant.

Erasmus+ grants are also available to UWE Bristol students (and recent graduates) undertaking work placements or traineeships in Europe for between two and twelve months.

How do I apply for an Erasmus+ Grant?

If you are selected for a study abroad programme which is eligible for an Erasmus+ Grant, the funding will be available to you automatically. There is no separate application for the funding, though you are required to complete and submit all required documentation by the stated deadlines.

Students will be required to complete various items of paperwork to be eligible for the full funding. This will include:

  • a grant agreement, confirming the terms and conditions of the funding
  • a learning agreement, confirming what you will studied (signed by your host and your UWE Bristol department)
  • a certificate of arrival
  • a certificate of departure
  • a report on your experience.

Failure to complete the required documentation accurately and in a timely manner may result in delayed or withheld funding.

Grant rates 2017/18

Grants are calculated based on the type of placement (study/work), the host country, and the duration of the programme. The grant rates for 2017/18 are below. These are likely to change for future years.

High cost of living countries

Lower cost of living countries

Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden

Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

STUDY: EUR 330 per month

WORK: EUR 430 per month

STUDY: EUR 280 per month

WORK: EUR 380 per month

There is an additional €120 per month for students studying at a partner University and who are in receipt of a UWE Bursary.

Grants are usually paid directly into the student's UK bank account in two instalments – 70 per cent on confirmation of your arrival at your placement, and 30 per cent on confirmation of the placement’s successful completion.

View all study abroad fees and funding options

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