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Study via Erasmus+ mobility programme

Study in Europe through Erasmus+

As a Lund University student you can study at another European university for 3–12 months within the framework of the Erasmus mobility programme. Lund University has agreements with around 400 higher education institutions in Europe.

James Joyce Library at University College Dublin
University College Dublin – James Joyce Library

Erasmus+ mobility grant

You apply for exchange studies through your department/faculty. Please contact an international coordinator/study advisor for more information.

All students who are selected and nominated as Erasmus students may apply for a grant. Please contact an international coordinator/study advisor for more information.

How to apply for an Erasmus+ mobility grant

Erasmus+ mobility grant countries

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.

Countries and universities that are a part of the Erasmus+ mobility programme 2020–11 (Excel)

Rail travel grants for Erasmus+ mobility

Lund University has a responsibility to reduce its climate impact and act as a good example/model. Therefore we want to encourage Erasmus+ students, who study or do an internship abroad, to take the train to or from their destination instead of flying. For the academic year 2021/22, outgoing Erasmus + students and trainees can apply for a rail travel grant.

Grant amounts:      

  • SEK 500 to Copenhagen            
  • SEK 1 000 to the rest of Denmark
  • SEK 2 000 to the rest of Europe

For the student there is an obligation to, within one month of arriving at the host university, send the ticket to External Relations along with a short reflection on the journey and a rationale for choosing rail travel.

The application for a rail travel grant is made at the same time, and using the same form, as the application for the Erasmus+ grant.

Support for Erasmus+ students with children

Outgoing Erasmus+ students and interns accompanied by children can apply for extra grant funding of EUR 200 per month, regardless of the number of children. Students on internship placements currently receive a special placement supplement of EUR 195 per month that students who do mobility for studies do not get. These supplements cannot be combined, but students on placements are entitled to the higher amount EUR 200 if the child requirement is fulfilled. 

The application for a special supplement for children is made at the same time, and using the same form, as the application for the Erasmus+ grant.

Additional support for Erasmus+ students with disabilities

If you are an outgoing Erasmus+ student with a disability, you and your coordinator at Lund University can apply for additional funds from the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) together. These funds can cover up to 100 percent of all additional costs in connection with the mobility abroad.

Additional costs are increased costs which the institution or the individual participant has and which are not financed by other means, for example:

  • transport
  • teaching materials
  • housing
  • personal assistant
  • medical follow-up, physiotherapy
  • medical examination in the host country

Contact your accessibility coordinator for help with the application.

Contact details for your accessibility officer

Erasmus+ mobility to the UK

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and the Withdrawal Agreement entails that the UK will continue to participate in Erasmus+ until 31 May 2022. This means that students who have been offered an exchange place in the UK, and whose mobility will end no later than 31 May 2022, can receive an Erasmus grant, provided that certain conditions are met.

See the Swedish Council for Higher Education website for news related to Brexit (click on 'Other language' for English)

If you cancel your Erasmus studies

Please contact the grant administrators at erasmusstudier [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se if you have to cancel your Erasmus studies before the end. If it is due to conditions that are outside your control, an application for force majeure can be made. Remember to also inform your exchange coordinator.

Erasmus contact details

erasmusstudier [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

Erasmus Charter 2021–2027

Erasmus code 

Charter number

Organisation ID

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021–2027 (PDF at the Lund University Staff Pages, new tab)