Outward staff mobility


There are several types of mobility for researchers at UNamur. The Erasmus programme offers the possibility to combine a period of research with a teaching and/or training activity. Therefore, it is possible to spend a week with a colleague at a partner institution to undertake four hours of teaching, and then use the rest of the week to strengthen scientific collaboration or any other activity you would like to successfully complete. It is also possible to spend a visit solely focused on training at a partner institution or in the non-university sector.

Erasmus+ funding

Erasmus+ Training Mobility

This Erasmus+ programme activity enables teaching staff to undertake a training period of two to seven days in a company, university or any other institution in a participating country (EU + Norway, Iceland, Macedonia and Turkey).

The objectives are as follows:

  • to enable teaching 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 or 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.

Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility


This element of the Erasmus+ programme aims to promote teaching visits to a partner university for members of the teaching staff at UNamur.

The objectives of this action are the following:

  • reinforce bilateral relations between UNamur and the partner university
  • provide teaching staff with opportunities for personal and professional development

Eligibility criteria

  • funding is reserved for the Erasmus+ partners of UNamur which are in Europe and outside Belgium.
  • the missions must represent a minimum of eight hours (four hours if combined with a training mobility period) of classes per week (or for any shorter visit). The minimum length of a mission is two days.
  • the teaching undertaken must be an integral part of a degree syllabus in the host institution
  • the teaching plan must be the object of a teaching agreement between the teaching staff member and the partner institutions
  • eligibility of the teaching staff member: any member of staff paid directly by UNamur or FNRS (and associated funds) and appointed to a post within the university. Not eligible: contractors and self-employed individuals hired by UNamur
  • exclusions: any person registered on the payroll (excluding contractors and people paid by honorariums), as well as people who are paid by the FNRS (and associated funds) and appointed to the institution.

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 teaching 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.

Erasmus+ International Dimension

One important programme under the key action 1 of the Erasmus+ programme is the "International Credit Mobility" (ICM or International Dimension or KA107), in which UNamur has already participated since 2015. The programme is basically the classic Erasmus programme but "exported" to countries and partners outside of Europe.

The programme offers opportunities for UNamur students to study or train (internships) and UNamur staff to teach or train in higher education institutions (HEIs) outside Europe. It also offers the same opportunities available for staff and students from countries outside of Europe to come to UNamur.

Interested academics are invited to respond to this competitive call by using your existing relationships and collaborations with universities outside of Europe. In order to do so please complete the application form below using the background and support material also provided below.

For further information, please contact :

Wallonie Bruxelles International

Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) regularly publishes project calls for visits abroad.

The page concerning project calls provides all the necessary information about current calls as well as closed calls.


The ASEM DUO Fellowship Programme offers the possibility to professors, lecturers and researchers to do an exchange by pair in Asia and in the Wallonia Brussels Federation.

The aim of this programme is to promote scientific collaborations through balanced exchanges between two institutions thanks to mobility grants for stays from 3 weeks to two months.

An ASEM DUO Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels call is open annually, usually in February.

The grants are awarded to a pair of professors for a project that should take place between August 1st of the academic year of the call and August 31st of the following academic year.

Asian countries concerned by the ASEM DUO programme: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam

Other funding opportunities

Non-exhaustive list of European funding bodies

The different national funds for European research (F.S.R. – FNRS) frequently launch calls (bilateral) which include mobility funding. An almost complete list of national funds can be found on the following website of the National Science Foundation (USA):


Outside of the national research funds, other institutions encourage the mobility of researchers through different research programmes, for example:

In Germany:


In France :



In Luxembourg :


In the Netherlands :



In the United Kingdom :



Researchers who would like to submit an application for a visit in an Institute for Advanced Study can find useful information here:



Non-exhaustive list of non-European funding bodies

Brazil :