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What is “Erasmus+ Student Traineeship”?
Erasmus+ Student Traineeship programme for students included into the Erasmus+ Program 2014-2021. Student mobility for traineeship enables students at higher education institutions to spend a placement (traineeship/internship) period between minimum 2 maximum 3 months in an enterprise or organization in another participating country.
A traineeship is a period of time that a student can spend in an enterprise or organization in another participating country, with the aim to help rove work experience. The traineeship period assists the students in their future professional lives.
Amount of monthly grants that shall be allocated for students are determined by the Turkish National Agency.
Prospective applicants should check the relevant Embassy’s web pages for the duration of student/internship visa procedure as early as possible and apply for visa as soon as they receive an official acceptance letter. Following all visa procedures will be the applicants’ responsibility. Please find the details of grant amounts below.

Who can benefit?

Students in their second or third year.

Placement Duration

Minimum 2 Maximum 3 months

How to Apply?

Students will apply to their departments in April with their acceptance letters sent by the host enterprise in Europe.*

* Students cannot be placed in European Union Institutions or establishments which pursue EU programs or embassies in the host country.

"10 points will be decreased from the overall score of the students who are already selected for an Erasmus+ Mobility program in the same study cycle."

Selection Criteria and Percentage Breakdown for Selection

CGPA: 2.50 / 4.00 (undergraduate level students)
CGPA: %50  
Language Skills: %50

Monthly Grant Distribution per Host Countries

Countries by Living Costs

Host Countries

Student Placement Grant (per month)

1. Group

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, UK, Portugal, Spain, Sweeden


2. Group

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia,  Letonya, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia