Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility Grants 2017/2018: Exceptional Round of Applications Now Open

Application deadline: April 6, 2018

Within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Program Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, CEU academic and administrative employees may seek Erasmus+ funding for participation in a training mobility abroad. The staff training must be carried out at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) that is a holder of an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education or any public or private organisation active in the labour market or in the fields of education, training and youth.

Pre-requisites of participation

Eligible applicants, regardless of nationality, must hold an employment contract with Közép-európai Egyetem.

The sending and receiving organizations, together with the staff, must have agreed on the activities to be undertaken by staff members - in a 'Mobility Agreement' - prior to the start of the mobility period. These agreements define the target learning outcomes for the learning period abroad, specify the formal recognition provisions and list the rights and obligations of each party.

Venue of the activity

Staff must carry out their mobility activity in any Program Country different from the country of the sending organizations and the staff country of residence. The Erasmus+ Program Countries are the following:

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

Eligible activities abroad:

•       Job shadowing

•       Seminars

•       Workshops

•       Courses

•       Practical training

•       Study visits

Conferences are excluded.

Duration of the mobility

The minimum duration for an Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility is 2 working days and CEU provides a grant for a maximum of 5-6 days.

Financial rules

Selected applicants are eligible to receive funds to partially support their visit, which does not cover all the actual expenses incurred. For exact amounts, please contact our website:

Funds eligible for Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility are made up of two components:

•       Individual Support (Subsistence) and

•       Travel Contribution.

Where it is possible, the applicant's unit can supplement the grant from their own resources. Staff members will receive their regular salaries while away on Erasmus training.

Application package

Application form

•       Must be approved by the relevant Head of Services/Department/Office and by the host institution

o  Work plan (Part of the Application Form)

•       Overall aim and objectives, expected results, learning activities to be carried out and a program for the training period

•       Must be approved by both parties before submission

o  Recommendation Letter from immediate supervisor

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Submission of applications

Applicants must submit one original application package containing the above-listed documents (hard copy) to:

Academic Cooperation and Research Support Office (ACRO), Erasmus Office, József Attila u. 24, room 103

Applications must be submitted by the given deadlines. Incomplete and/or e-mailed application forms will not be accepted. Late applications will not be considered.

Applicants will be notified about the application decisions within four weeks after the deadline.

 It is possible to apply for an ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility Grant for mobilities with certain partner universities outside Europe as well. Find further information here:

For further information, contact Institutional Erasmus Coordinator Dorottya Urai at +36.1.327.3000 ext. 2616.