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The Mobility Grant


Please click the tabs below for further information including mobility durations, what the grant covers and much more. 

Types of Mobilities

Types of mobilities available for students and staff from both the UK and Partner countries:​

Student Mobility 

  • Study mobility to and from International Partner Higher Education Institutions (outside of Europe) from 3 to 12 months. 
  • Traineeships are not available as part of the International Credit Mobility Project.

The same student may participate in mobility periods totalling up to 12 months maximum per each cycle of study, independently from the number and type of mobility activities. Participation with a zero-grant from EU funds counts as well towards this maximum duration.

Staff Mobility 

  • Staff mobility for teaching to and from Partner Countries 
  • Staff mobility for training to and from Partner Countries 

Staff mobility is for 7 days which comprises of 5 days working plus 2 days travel. 

Funding can be used to support HEI staff engaged in both teaching and non-teaching roles. A teaching activity must comprise of a minimum of 8 hours of teaching per week. A training mobility cannot be used to attend conferences. 

For more information on staff mobility and what it can cover, please contact the Erasmus+ ICM coordinator.

What the Grant Includes

The grant is a contribution towards:

1.    Individual support

Students to/from Partner Countries

From To Amount (per month)
Partner CountriesUnited Kingdom850 EUR per month
United KingdomPartner Countries650 EUR per month


Staff to/from Partner Countries

From To Amount (per day)
United KingdomPartner Countries160 EUR per day*
Partner CountriesUnited Kingdom160 EUR per day

* Subject to HMRC Regulations

​2.    Travel Grant: 

The travel grant contributes to the travel costs of participants, from their place of origin to the host organisation and return. The amount of the grant depends on the distance between Home (sending) and Host (receiving) University as per the below table:

Travel Distances Amount
Between 100 and 499 KM:180 EUR per participant
Between 500 and 1999 KM:275 EUR per participant
Between 2000 and 2999 KM:360 EUR per participant
Between 3000 and 3999 KM:530 EUR per participant
Between 4000 and  7999 KM:820 EUR per participant
8000 KM or more:1100 EUR per participant


In addition to the above, no tuition fees are to be paid to the host (receiving) university for the duration of the exchange for student mobilities.

Insurance and where applicable visas must be purchased by the individual and is not covered by the project.