Go Abroad

Work abroad

Whether you want to enhance your CV or perfect your language skills, the Erasmus + Traineeship scheme offers a great opportunity to gain hands-on professional knowledge while enjoying a funded international experience.

What is an Erasmus+ traineeship?

Erasmus+ traineeships provide funding for you to work or train in Europe during or immediately after your degree.

Finding a traineeship

It is your responsibility to find a traineeship, but we can provide information and guidance on how to find work abroad.

Application process

Application process
Information on how to apply for an Erasmus traineeship, and links to the application forms.

Erasmus grant

The Erasmus grant can help with the extra costs of undertaking a traineeship or placement abroad.

Before you go

Know before you go
Things to know before you go abroad, such as details of compulsory pre-departure sessions, how to find accommodation, and language support.


Your traineeship or work placement will be recorded and recognised by the University of Edinburgh.