Second Round of Erasmus + Traineeship Mobility Grant Ranking and Allocation for the Academic Year 2016-2017Second Round of Applications
This is to announce the second round of Erasmus+ Traineeship Mobility Grant Ranking and Allocation for the academic year 2016-2017. This only concerns the remaining funding, all students who were ranked and included in the program in the first round have a priority over the students who apply in the second round. The number of mobility grants in this round is 3-4, depending on the country of destination and length of the traineeship.
Note: Students who apply for the second time, will receive -10 points in the this round.
The rules and procedure are the same as in the first round, with the exception of the newly announced deadlines.
What is an Erasmus + Traineeship?
An Erasmus + Traineeship is an internship/traineeship (minimum 2 months, maximum 12 months) in a company or organization (public or private) in the Program Countries that may be supported by a mobility grant. The mobility grant is never guaranteed or meant to cover the full cost of stay.
For more information: http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/traineeships_en.htm
Students are themselves responsible for finding the traineeship position. Applications for mobility grant allocation require a TRAINEESHIP LEARNING AGREEMENT SIGNED BY THE RECEIVING ORGANIZATION/ENTERPRISE in the Program Countries.
1 – Who can apply?
Students who have completed at least one semester in the MEF University faculty programs prior to the mobility period and present a SIGNED TRAINEESHIP LEARNING AGREEMENT.
Note 1: For the Erasmus+ Traineeship to count towards the mandatory internship, the conditions and procedure of the mandatory internship need to be met separately. Particularly, mandatory internships usually require four semesters to have completed prior the internship. FADA does not count traineeships before four semesters have been completed.
2 – Application deadlines
|Start of applications:||13 March, 2017|
|End of applications:||28 March, 2017|
|Language testing:||29 March, 2017. Time-slots TBA.|
|Announcement of results:||31 March, 2017|
|Latest withdrawal date:||14 April, 2017|
3 – How to apply?
Follow this link to an online application form. You need to have a TRAINEESHIP LEARNING AGREEMENT SIGNED BY THE RECEIVING ORGANIZATION/ENTERPRISE in the Program Countries attached to your application (before the mobility part). Here you can find the template for a traineeship learning agreement.
4 – How many students will be included?
Depending on the length of the traineeships (minimum 2 months) and the traineeship countries, mobility grants in the second round will be allocated to 3-4 students in the ranking order according to the criteria below. Only undergraduate students are included and the slots are shared across all programs.
5– Ranking Criteria
Method of determining language proficiency for English: Pearson Versant™ test administered by the School of Foreign Languages.
For other languages than English: official language certificate required.
6 – Amount of Mobility Grant
Mobility grants are never guaranteed or meant to cover the full cost of the stay. Mobility grants are allocated in the ranking order according to the criteria above. The number of mobility grants will depend on the length of the traineeships and the traineeship countries presented for ranking.
Program Country categories according
to the living expenses
|Host Program Countries||
Mobility grant per month
|I. Category||Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK||600 €|
|II. Category||Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain,||500 €|
|III. Category||Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Macedonia||400 €|
Note: MEF University reserves the right of asking students who fail to complete the traineeship or the required documentation, to return the mobility grant, fully or partially.
7 – End Provisions
Nominated students may decline the mobility grant if they so wish. If a student applies but does not attend the spoken English exam; that student will receive a 10-point deduction in his/her next Erasmus+ application. Students who are nominated can withdraw until the announced withdrawal date without any further penalty. If a student withdraws after the withdrawal date, he/she will receive a 10-point deduction in his/her next Erasmus+ application.