Erasmus+ Traineeship Competition

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Competition is open for Erasmus+ students or recent graduate traineeship grants for traineeships in any EU/EEE country. The application deadline is the 31st of May, 2024.

The placement period is from 2 to 6 months. Recent graduate traineeship must end – a year after graduation.

Note! For recent graduate traineeship applications must be submitted and students must be selected while the applicant is still a student at VMU. This means that this month is the last to apply if you are graduating in June! You can only apply for one traineeship place – multiple mobilities are not possible.

Selection

All VMU full-time degree students who have not used more than 10 months of their Erasmus mobility (study/traineeship) period are eligible for the Erasmus grant.

Selection documents

For student traineeship (traineeship during student’s year of studies):

Documents must be submitted online.

For recent graduate traineeship (application must be submitted during the last year of studies):

The priority in the selection is given to:

  • students whom traineeship is an obligatory part of their study programme;
  • students who have never been Erasmus traineeship students before.

Selection criteria:

  • student’s motivation;
  • good knowledge of the language which will be used during the traineeship;
  • student’s work, study, traineeship, participation in international/academic projects, and social activities experience in Lithuania and abroad;
  • conformability between the chosen traineeship and the student’s study programme;
  • study results (first-year MA students should attach a transcript of records of their BA/MA degree to the application form).

Traineeship grants:

For EU and EEA countries:

Country group Country Monthly scholarship size
Group I Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sweden, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland 824,00 Eur
Group II Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Netherlands, Malta, Portugal 824,00 Eur
Group III Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Turkey 756,00 Eur

For Non-EU/EEA countries:

Next available application period will be held in September.

The scholarship is 700,00 Eur/month.

Travel grant (depends on the distance between sending and receiving institutions):

  • 100-499 km – 180,00 Eur
  • 500-1999 km – 275,00 Eur
  • 2000-2999 km – 360,00 Eur
  • 3000-3999 km – 530,00 Eur
  • 4000-7999 km – 820,00 Eur
  • More than 8000 km – 1500,00 Eur

Additional travel grants for green traveling options.

The competition results will be sent to every participant via e-mail.

Note: Application results are published next month (10th of the upcoming month), therefore traineeship start date should be at least two weeks after that day. The competition results will be published via e-mail.

More information:

  • Traineeships programme coordinator Marius Mikalauskas

  • Address V. Putvinskio str. 23, room 207.

  • Phone +370 37 788 149
  • Email Marius.Mikalauskas@vdu.lt 

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