This Erasmus+ programme activity enables academic, administrative and/or technical staff to undertake a training period of two to seven days in a company, university or other institution in another country which is a member of the programme (EU + Norway, Iceland, Macedonia and Turkey).

The objectives are as follows:

  • to enable staff in higher education to acquire knowledge or expertise through experience and practical exposure in another European country, as well as practical skills that will be of use in their current work and for professional development;
  • to aid with the development of cooperation between higher education institutions and businesses.

The visit spent in a company /university or another institution can take different forms: short period of secondment, observation visit in a workplace, study visit, workshop, etc. Conferences are not eligible

Eligibility criteria

The application must detail the training plan mutually agreed between UNamur and the host company/university or institution. This plan must include, as a minimum:

  • the aim and objectives,
  • the expected results in terms of skills to be acquired,
  • the detailed programme for the training period,
  • a reasoned opinion of the line (and functional) manager at UNamur

Financial support

Financial support from the Erasmus+ programme is calculated on a flat-rate basis:

  • The contribution towards travel costs is based on the one-way distance provided by the European Commission’s calculation tool .

      Distance Rate    Distance Rate
      Between 100 and 499 kms € 180    Between 3000 and 3999 kms € 530
      Between 500 and 1999 kms € 275    Between 4000 and 7999 kms € 820
      Between 2000 and 2999 kms € 360    8000 kms and over € 1500
  • The contribution to living expenses is based on the European Commission’s cost of living indexes.


Destination country Daily rate
Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Iceland, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, Liechtenstein € 180
Germany, Austria, Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal € 160
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Macedonia € 140

Administrative procedure

Funding requests may be submitted at any time to Henrich Brunke, International Relations Department coordinator.

For Erasmus teaching visits of a maximum of seven working days duration, the award of funding is usually automatic and immediate, subject to the confines of the annual Erasmus budget.