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Erasmus+ Traineeship

ERASMUS+ Traineeship

Over one cycle of studies, students may participate in the Erasmus+ programme to a total of 12 months, irregardless of the number or type of mobilities (studies or traineeship).

Selection documents for the Erasmus+ student traineeship:

  • Application form;
  • An traineeship acceptance letter from a host institution;
  • Transcript of records with an average grade (for the total study period);
  • Recommendation of the Head of the Department (agreed on with the Dean);
  • Student‘s motivation letter;
  • Traineeship credit transfer plan.

Selection documents for the Erasmus+ recent graduates traineeship :

  • Application form;
  • An traineeship acceptance letter from a host institution;
  • Transcript of records with an average grade (for the total study period);
  • Recommendation of the Head of the Department (agreed on by with the Dean);
  • Student‘s motivation letter.

The graduate traineeship may not begin until after graduation (diploma acquisition).

Priority in the selection shall be given to:

  • students whose study programme includes traineeship;
  • students who shall participate in the Erasmus+ traineeship mobility for the first time.

Selection criteria:

  • academic excellence;
  • student‘s motivation; ;
  • fluent foreign language to be used in the country of traineeship.

 

Companies and organisations eligible or not eligible as host organisations:

For the Erasmus+ traineeship mobility, student may go to an institution of higher education (IHE) awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education or a company/organisation in any of the countries-participants of the programme (the EU member states, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia).

Erasmus+ traineeship may not take place in IHE or companies/organisations in Lithuania or in a student‘s country of residence.

Erasmus+ traineeship period

The traineeship period may take 2 to 12 months (1 month eqivalent to 30 days), no less than 130 hours and no more than 160 hours per month. 1 ECTS credit equals 26,66 hours of work (1,5 ECTS credit equals 40 hours of work).

Erasmus+ traineeship grant

Each student, who is selected in a competition and leaving as a participant of the Erasmus+ traineeship programme shall receive an Erasmus+ grant to cover the travel and accomodation expenses. However, it does not cover all the mobility-related expenses. Students may also go with the Erasmus+ zero grant:  it means they are not provided with funding from Erasmus+, however, are given the status of an Erasmus student (as well as all related privileges and responsibilities).

Students with disabilities or special needs may get additional funding.

SIZES OF ERASMUS+ TRAINEESHIP  SCHOLARSHIPS

Host country Sum per month,

EUR

Group 1
Programme countries where the living costs are higher
Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, the UK, Liechtenstein, Norway Luxembourg, 700
Group 2
Programme countries where the living costs are medium
Austria, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Germany, 650
Group 3
Programme countries where the living costs are lower
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Turkey 500

 

How to find the place for traineeship ?

  • Independently seek on the Internet for the places of traineeship: companies/organisations which you are interested in (and which match your study programme);
  • talk to the Head of the Department or your teachers;
  • use the places of traineeship offered by the initiative Patirties partneriai;  For more information, see: inga.anulyte@ku.lt
  • Look in international databases (e.g., iHipoLeo-Net-JOEplusISPOPLACEMENT-UK,NordStagesEAEC databaseiAgora).

 

More information at International Studies Office, Phone: (8 46) 398 950.