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+ study grant.

Erasmus+ traineeship grants are also available to UWE Bristol students undertaking work placements or traineeships in Europe for between two and twelve months. This includes students from the Departments of Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Professions who undertake clinical placements at Erasmus+ partner institutions.

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 2018/19

Grants are calculated based on the type of placement (study/work), the host country, and the duration of the programme. The grant rates for 2018/19 are below. These are likely to change for future years.

Study placement students 2018/19
Group 1 - €350 per month Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden
Group 2 - €300 per month Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
Group 3 - €300 per month Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

Plus Supplementary Allowance of €120 per month for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Traineeship students 2018/19
Group 1 - €450 per month Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden
Group 2 - €400 per month Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
Group 3 - €400 per month Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

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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