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 Member States and third countries associated to the programme, i.e. 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 to travel costs is based on the one-way distance provided by the European Commission’s Distance calculator tool.


  Distance Amount
Standard travel Green travel
  Between 0-99 km 23 € /
  Between 100 and 499 km 180 €    210 €
  Between 500 and 1999 km 275 €    320 €
  Between 2000 and 2999 km 360 €    410 €
  Between 3000 and 3999 km 530 € 610 €
  Between 4000 and 7999 km 820 € /
  8000 km or more 1500 € /

Staff who opt for a green travel will receive up to four days of additional individual support to cover travel days for a return trip, if relevant.


The contribution to living expenses is based on the European Commission’s cost of living indexes.

Destination country

Daily rate


Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden

Countries region 14 (Faroe Islands, Switzerland, United Kingdom)

 180 €


Austria, Chyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malte, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
Countries region 13 (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City State)

 160 €


Bulgarie, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Macedonia.  140 €  

Administrative procedure

Funding requests may be submitted at any time to the staff of the .

For Erasmus training visits for a duration of maximum of seven working days, the award of funding is usually automatic and immediate, subject to the limits of the annual budget of the Erasmus+ programme only.