If you are undertaking a work placement in Europe as part of your Edinburgh degree programme, it may be possible to apply for funding through the Erasmus programme.
To be eligible for Erasmus funding, placements must meet the following criteria:
British Council English Language Assistants (ELAs) are eligible for Erasmus funding. At present, however, Comenius Assistants (CAs) are not.
Erasmus work placement funding applications for 2012/13 are no longer being accepted.
If you are considering a work placement in 2013/14, applications will open in May 2013.
It is usually the student’s responsibility to find a placement.
The International Office is not able, at present, to assist in finding or organising work placements although we may be able to give you information about where previous students have been successful in gaining employment.
The following types of organisations are not eligible as host organisations:
Read the British Council's Work Placements Guide for more information about Erasmus work placements.
This article was published on Apr 2, 2013