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Outgoing Erasmus+ traineeship
Erasmus+ traineeship rankings and scholarship acceptance deadline
The ranking lists Erasmus+ traineeship for the a.y. 2022/23 have been released..
To find out if you are on the ranking list, visit.
N.B. If you made the ranking list you must accept the Erasmus+ traineeship grant by Monday, May 16, 2022
Instructions for use.
What is it?
Erasmus+ for traineeship purposes is an opportunity for students and graduates to undertake a period of traineeship at universities, public or private enterprises, and training or research centers, in one of the mobility program's participating states. The Erasmus+ traineeship provides a grant to successful students and graduates to help them make the most of the experience.
You can enroll in the program if:
- you are regularly enrolled in UniGe
- you are enrolled in individual educational activities aimed at admission to master's degree programs (so-called bridging career)
- you meet the access prerequisites established by the foreign location and individual teaching facilities of UniGe at the time of application submission
You can also participate if you are a recent UniGe graduate, but in this case you must have applied before you graduated and you must carry out the mobility within 12 months from the date of graduation.
Your Erasmus can last from 2 to 12 months.
Have you been on Erasmus before?
As a UniGe student, you have the opportunity to carry out one or more Erasmus+ mobilities.
The period comprehensive reserved for mobility is different depending on the course of study you are enrolled in:
- Cycle I - Bachelor's degree: maximum 12 months (360 days)
- cycle II - bachelor's/master's degree, master's degree: maximum 12 months (360 days)
- single-cycle master's degree: maximum 24 months (720 days)
- cycle III - PhD, postgraduate course, 2nd level master's degree: maximum 12 months (360 days)
Before applying, you should therefore check that the remaining period still available to you for further Erasmus+ mobility is at least 60 days.
For example, if in the same bachelor's degree program you have already done one Erasmus mobility for the purpose of study for 5 months and one for the purpose of internship for 5 months (for a total of 10 months), you will be able to apply and do a maximum period of 2 months abroad, regardless of the duration of the grant provided by the announcement.
Check the Erasmus Manifesto, in the Important Documents section of this page, to find the list of destinations.
Destination assignment is the sole responsibility of the Selection Boards. The preferences you expressed are therefore indicative.
The Selection Committee may assign you a location other than those you indicated in your application:
- if deemed most suitable .
- if the vacancies at the indicated locations are already assigned to candidates who scored higher on the ranking list
- in the event that the duration of the period linked to the locations you have chosen is not compatible with the months, if any, already completed as part of previous Erasmus mobility experiences
Independently chosen destinations
You can also participate in Erasmus+ traineeship at an independently identified location. In this case you will need to:
- identify the foreign location .
- identify a faculty member in your department to serve as a contact person with the identified location
- fill out the letter of intent and have it signed by the UniGe contact person and the foreign location. Remember that it must be attached to the application. Read carefully theinstructions for completion. You will find them, along with the letter of intent, in the important documents section of this page
Eligible locations are:
- institutions of Higher Education that hold an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education
- any public or private organization active in the labor market or in areas such as education, training and youth
- a nonprofit organization, association, or NGO
- a body for career guidance, career counseling and information services
You cannot choose as your destination location:
- EU institutions and other EU bodies including specialized agencies. The full list is available at ec.europa.eu/institutions/index_en.htm
- organizations that manage EU programs, such as National Agencies (to avoid possible conflicts of interest and/or double funding)
The identified organization must be based in a program country.
Please note that mobility to Turkey is currently suspended.
How to find an internship in Europe
To locate a venue independently there are platforms and sites available including:
- ErasmusIntern.org is the meeting place for internships and traineeships. If you would like to do an internship abroad, you can upload your profile online, search for internships and apply here. Visit the site to check out the opportunities ErasmusIntern.org can offer you .
- Stage4You, the place to be if you are looking for internships in Europe
Traineeship in the UK
. If you are a non-EU student, enrolled at an Italian Higher Education Institution, you must obtain a Tier5 Temporary worker - Government Authorized Exchange visa, which is a visa issued for a temporary worker, before leaving for a traineeship in the UK. Read the procedure to follow on the Erasmus+ website.
Traineeship in France
According to the French law, the receiving organization must pay the trainee if the mobility lasts more than 2 months (corresponding to 44 actual working days).
How to participate
1. See the call for proposals and the Erasmus Manifesto.
In the Important Documents section of this page, consult carefully:
- the call to learn how to register and participate
- the Erasmus Manifesto, to check the prerequisites of your Department group, and the prerequisites of the foreign university where you would like to go
2. Sign up for the contest
Log in to online services and enroll in the contest.
3. Support the interview
You will have to take a interview mandatory.
You will be excluded from the interview if you do not meet the minimum requirements set by your departmental area and, possibly, by the foreign location of your interest.
You will be selected based on:.
- your academic record
- your language skills
- your Erasmus purposes
- your personal motivations (e.g., your academic interests)
Information about the selection process, interview dates and location, etc., will be announced exclusively online at the department of your course.
5. Check the ranking list
Check if your ranking has been published.
6. Accept the bag
If you have been selected, accept the bag.
7. Sign the agreement
Carefully read the instructions, on the Online Services UniGe page, to sign the Erasmus+ agreement.
Verification of language skills
If you need a attestation of your level of proficiency in foreign language(s), you can contact the Language Skills Development Section and read the information posted on the page dedicated to Erasmus+ Outgoing students.
You can take a test of English and 1 other language according to the location of your interest (your choice of French, German and Spanish) and book the tests, according to the deadlines indicated in the dedicated section and published on the AulaWeb.
Test results are preferential evaluation elements for the purpose of your ranking. In fact, the Selection Boards may apply a reduction in your score if:
- you have not taken the tests prepared by the Language Skills Development Sector .
- you have not attached any certification to your application.
N.B. For any information about the tests please write to email@example.com
You can find all the information to register for and participate in foreign language courses by visiting the Language Skills Development Branch website on the page dedicated to Erasmus+ Outgoing students.
You can enroll only if you have accepted the Erasmus+ grant and if the Selection Committee has designated you expressly as the recipient of a foreign language course.
Remember that should you register for courses without having accepted the grant, you will be excluded.
Before departure rememberto:.
- check the registration deadlines and procedures, in case you have chosen one of the manifest destinations .
- check the validity of your ID card or passport. If expiring, arrange for renewal
- check the arrangements for entry and stay in the foreign country (read the relevant section of the announcement) .
- check that you have a valid health card. Make sure with your ASL that you have health coverage .
- enroll in language courses at the Language Skills Development Branch (formerly CLAT), if assigned
- fill out the Before the mobility part of theLearning Agreement, found in the Important Documents section of this page (following the guidelines). This part must be signed by you, your CCS Chair or Department Delegate, and the person in charge at the foreign office. Once you have obtained all authorizations you will need to get copies to the Erasmus staff at your Department/School .
- take the mandatory Erasmus+ OLS exam
N.B.For more information read theErasmus+ Student Kit for Traineeship and the International Mobility Handbook for Students in the Important Documents section of this page.
Waiving the mobility period and Erasmus+ grant
You can opt out of the mobility period and the awarded grant even after acceptance, using the Waiver Form (Form C in the Important Documents section of this page).
To enable the rankings to be scrolled, send or deliver as soon as possible to the International Mobility Department the completed form and a copy of your ID, preferably by the date defined within the announcement.
Upon your arrival
- register with the foreign university or register with the host institution .
- within 5 days of your arrival have the foreign university, or host institution, fill out the certificate of arrival(Form A in the important documents section of this page), stamp and sign it, and send it to the International Mobility Department
To modify the Learning Agreement
You have the option of amending the Learning Agreement, by filling out the During the mobility.This document must be signed by all parties involved.
To extend the stay
If you intend to extend your stay abroad beyond the duration stipulated in the agreement, you will need to send to the International Mobility Department the Application for Authorization (attachment B in the Important Documents section of this page) complete with a statement of the foreign university's willingness to accept the Erasmus+ conditions for the new duration.
You must send your documentation at least 30 days before the expiration of the Erasmus term you have signed up for at the time.
Remember that the period abroad:
- cannot last longer than 12 months (must necessarily end by September 30 of the relevant year) .
- there can be no interruptions between the already authorized traineeship period and its extension (vacations and closed days of the host institute are not to be considered interruptions of the traineeship period) .
- you must justify the request for extension by filling out the During the mobility section of the Learning Agreement
You are about to return
Before returning to Italy, remember:.
get the host institution to issue you theCertificate of Attendance, found in the important documents section of this page, which should be emailed to the International Mobility Sector of UniGe directly from the offices of the host institution - or deliver it yourself, in original, to the International Mobility Sector of UniGe upon your return Piazza della Nunziata 6, II floor
Have the After the mobility part of the Learning Agreement filled out by the host institution. It must be forwarded to Department or School Erasmus staff and, in copy, to the International Mobility Department
Recognition of the activity carried out abroad
On your return:.
- deliver to your school's international relations office the After the mobility section of the Learning Agreement
- send a copy to the course coordinator .
The coordinator asks the course council:.
- the recognition of your educational activity
- the number of CFUs recognized, if any
Below you will find all the documentation you need to participate in the Erasmus+ traineeship mobility program.
Remember to send all documents in PDF format and not in image format.
Erasmus+ a.y. 2023/24
Erasmus contact person
International Mobility Sector
Piazza della Nunziata 6, second floor
Tel. +39 010 2099545 - Fax +39 010 2095012