Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training- STT

Employees of the RPTU can choose to be sent out to any university with ECHE (Erasmus Charter for Higher Education) or other establishments that are active in the labour market or in the fields of general and vocational education or youth and are located in a programme country. This activity promotes the professional development of employees through continuing education and training measures abroad (except for research projects with a direct research reference and conferences) and through observation at a partner university or at the corresponding institutions abroad.

Possible activities within the staff mobility (STT) (ex.)

  • Job Shadowing
  • Participating in staff training week
  • Participating in seminars/workshops
  • Participating in language courses

Who can participate?

The following groups can receive funding for an exchange within STT with Erasmus+:
University professors and lecturers
•   Teaching staff
•   Emeritus professors and retired lecturers
•   Doctoral candidates and post-docs
•   University personnel from the following areas:
o   General and technical administration
o   Library
o   Departments
o   Faculties
o   Finance
o   International Office
o   Human Resources
o   Public Relations

Other Requirements
•   You are employed by the RPTU
•   The planned duration of the exchange is min. 2 days and max. 60 days
•   The designated country of the staff mobility must be a programme country of the Erasmus+ programme, which is neither the is neither the country of the sending university nor the main country of residence of the person concerned
•   The simultaneous payment of similar costs using EU funds is not allowed.

The following countries are Erasmus program countries:

Member countries of the European Union (EU):
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany  , Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

NON-EU Programm countries:
Great Britain*,  Iceland, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey   
*limited due to Brexit

You can search for possible partner universities by using the Mobility Online Portal

*Tip: Select any given study program (Studiengang) to simplify result output.

When you have found a suitable partner university, where you would like to pursue a teaching exchange, please contact the RefIntA or that partner university directly.

You can find inspiration for your staff mobility on the following sites:

The Erasmus+ Teaching Exchange grant includes travel and accommodation costs, which are calculated by the EU Commission/National Agency DAAD as unit costs.

Travel Costs

The travel costs are granted depending on the calculated distance to the host city. The distance is calculated using the Distance Calculator of the EU Commission. This distance is used as the basis for the calculation of round trip costs to the host city.

Distance Calculator

The amount of funding is dependent on the distance as well as the current project year. For more information about this please contact the RefIntA.

Accommodation Costs

Accommodation costs are calculated based on the number of days spent abroad. A description of the work to be done during the exchange should be outlined in the Mobility Agreement. A confirmation of the exact beginning and end of the teaching exchange must be submitted to the RefIntA after the exchange has taken place.

Special Funding

Participants with disabilities as well as single parents travelling with child(ren) are eligible for special funding/grants in addition to the regular funding. If this applies to you, please contact the RefIntA prior to your exchange.

Important Information about Funding

The travel and accommodation costs are individually calculated based on several factors, including host country, distance to host city, project year, and length of stay. The funding is paid out as a one-time payment before the exchange begins and is independent of actual incurred costs during the stay. To find out more about the funding of your planned teaching exchange, please contact the RefIntA.

Before the Exchange

The following documents must be submitted before the beginning of the exchange:

  • official invitation from the partner university (as letter or email)
  • Business Trip Application (Dienstreiseantrag)
  • Mobility Agreement
  • Grant Agreement

After the Exchange

The following documents must be submitted within two weeks after the end of your exchange:

  • Certificate of Attendance
  • EU-Survey (online)

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