Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities 2024: Erasmus+ provides funding opportunities for students to either engage in short cycle Bachelor, Master or Doctoral programmes. It offers combined chance to study abroad with a traineeship.
Erasmus+ can offer student support to international students during the entire period of studying abroad whether it is in an Erasmus+ Programme country or in a Partner country.
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Studying abroad is a central part of Erasmus+ and has been shown to have a positive effect on later job prospects. It is also an opportunity to improve language skills, gain self-confidence and independence and immerse yourself in a new culture. Some of the benefits of the Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities include provision of traineeships abroad, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees and a lot of other opportunities.
Erasmus+ supports traineeships (work placements, internships, etc.) abroad in a Programme or Partner country for students or candidates who are enrolled in higher education in a Programme Country. These opportunities are also open to recent graduates. These provides avenue for students to apply skills learned during studies to solve practical life challenges and to also gain real world experience in other to increase their employability.
Through the support of the Erasmus+ programme, one can study abroad with ease which can help improve your communication, language and inter-cultural skills and gain soft skills highly valued by future employers.
To study abroad with Erasmus+, you must be registered in a higher education institution and enrolled in studies leading to a recognised degree or tertiary-level qualification. For students in the first cycle, you need to be at least in the second year of your studies.
Your period of study abroad must be relevant for your degree-related learning and personal development needs, and be part of the study programme that you are following.
Students may receive financial support as Erasmus+ grant as a contribution to their travel and subsistence costs. These support may vary according to differences in living costs between their country and the destination country, the number of students applying for a grant, the distance between countries and the availability of other grants.
There is also extra support for students going on a traineeship, students from disadvantaged backgrounds or from outermost Programme countries or regions.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities can apply through the international or Erasmus+ office of their higher education institution. Applicants should be selected by their sending higher education institution in a fair and transparent way. Applicants may apply for a scholarship for a Joint Master programme, or an EU-guaranteed student loan.