Erasmus grant for studies

Students who are going on an Erasmus exchange receive an Erasmus grant for studies.

How to apply for the grant

You first apply for an Erasmus exchange, i.e. exchange studies at a university in one of the countries that are a part of Erasmus+. There are two ways to do this:

  1. Via the Unit for International Mobility through the page about exchange studies.
  2. Via your department or faculty through the page study abroad through a faculty or department.

After you have been offered an Erasmus exchange studies spot and accepted it, you will receive information on how to submit your Erasmus grant application.

Grant levels

The grant does not provide full cost coverage. It is a contribution intended to cover additional costs during your exchange studies. The size of the grant may vary from one year to the other.

Group 1 consists of programme countries with higher living costs:

  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Lichtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Norway

Group 2 consists of programme countries with lower living costs:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • The Netherlands
  • North Macedonia
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Rumania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Turkey

Application for the Erasmus grant for studies

The grant application and other mandatory documentation are submitted electronically through the system MoveON.

To the application in MoveON

Application periods

  • 1 to 15 November 2023 for students going on an Erasmus exchange beginning in the spring semester of 2024.
  • 1 to 15 May 2024 for students going on an Erasmus exchange beginning in the autumn semester of 2024.

Instructions on how to apply

Instructions for the Erasmus grant are described in a grant manual. It contains instructions on how to apply for the grant and your obligations as an Erasmus student.

Grant manual for Erasmus Studies

Temporary changes and extra drop-in sessions

Extra drop-in sessions

  • Friday 10 November 2023 at 13:00–14:00
  • Wednesday 15 November 2023 at 13:00–14:00


  • For questions about exchange studies or freestanding courses through ENLIGHT:
  • For questions about Erasmus traineeship grant, Erasmus grant for studies, Erasmus grant for blended mobility or the International Credit Mobility grant:

Drop-in: Consult an International Officer

Meet with our International Officers to discuss your inquiries regarding studies or traineeships abroad. You have the option to connect through Zoom or have an in-person meeting.

Kindly be aware that drop-in sessions will not be available on public holidays and during breaks such as Christmas, Easter, and summer vacations.

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