International opportunities for students

What is Erasmus+ Study programme?

The Erasmus+ Programme allows students of UniTrento to spend a study period abroad (course attendance, thesis research/PhD, traineeship combined with study activities) in a partner university in a country member of the Programme (Key Action 1 - Individual Mobility within Programme Countries). 

Erasmus+ Indire National Agency acts as a bridge for the European Commission.

           

Erasmus+ Programme 2021-2027

Beneficiaries

Bachelor students, master students, PhDs.

Destinations

Higher Education Institutionsin a Programme Countries: 
Member States of the European Union (EU)
Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden.
Non EU Programme Countries
Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey
Switzerland participate in alternative way through Swiss European Mobility Programme.

UniTrento manages the mobilities to UK outside the Erasmus+ Programme
It is not allowed to choose country of residence or its diplomatic representations as a destination.

Duration

The Erasmus+ Study Program duration is 2 to 12 months. Anyway, the duration of the mobility depends on the destination country and it is determined by the Selection Call of UniTrento, as well as the mobility period. The same student can spend multiple periods of Erasmus+ mobility within each cycle of studies (undergraduate, master, doctorate) up to 12 months (24 months for five-year master's courses).

How to apply

To participate in the mobility it is necessary to participate in the yearly Selection Calls (see Active Selection call page) published generally during Autumn for mobility starting from following September (to be confirmed a second call in February/March).

Scholarships

UniTrento offers scholarships differentiated by Country destination and family income.

Group 1 (high life cost): Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden, Lichtenstein, Norway.

Group 2 (medium life cost): Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain.

Group 3 (low life cost): Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of North Macedonia, Turkey, Serbia.

Switzerland self-finances incoming study periods. UniTrento cofunds Swiss grant (around € 350/mounth) up to amounts indicated below.

The scholarship is intended as a contribution to the expenses related to travel and stay abroad and will be paid only in case of physical mobility.

The grant is paid in two instalments at the beginning of mobility (70%) and at the end (the rest).

Group 1 and Switzerland

Grant for month ISEE range
€ 550 > 30.001
€ 750 20.001-30.000
€ 950 < 20.000

Group 2

Grant for month ISEE range
€ 500 > 30.001
€ 700 20.001-30.000
€ 900 < 20.000

Group 3

Grant for month ISEE range
€ 450 > 30.001
€ 650 20.001-30.000
€ 850 < 20.000

If you are a PhD student, you are not eligible for financial support based on economic conditions and the monthly amount of the scholarship corresponds to the first category (ISEE range > 30.001).

For mobilities to Erasmus+ Programme Countries (excluding Switzerland), an additional financial contribution - 250€/month (European funds) - is provided for students with particular needs or those who have access to fewer opportunities who declare to belong to one of the following categories.

  • Students with medically certified physical, mental or other health conditions;
  • Students from a migrant background and refugees;
  • Students with minor children;
  • Student workers;
  • Students who are Professional Athletes; 
  • Students who are orphans of at least one parent;
  • Students who are children of victims of terrorism and organized crime

The financial support cannot be combined. If you belong to more than one of the abovementioned categories, the University will provide the most advantageous contribution for you (e.g. if you are a student with a minor child and an ISEE value of ≤ € 20,000.99, you will receive 400€/month).

The students that don't have to provide the ISEE value at UniTrento are evened out as beneficiaries with an ISEE value ≤ € 20,000.

Students who opt for sustainable means of transport to reach the country of destination (e.g. by train) might receive a single contribution of 50 EUR and up to 4 days of travel will be recognized in addition to traineeship grant.

European Student Card Initiative (ESCI)

For more information about the European Student Card Initiative at UniTrento, see the following webpage. Download the Erasmus+ App before your mobility.