Go Abroad

Work abroad

With the Erasmus+ Traineeship scheme, you can receive a grant to work, train or volunteer in Europe during or after your degree.

Work placements and Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic travel is likely to remain disrupted for some time. For the latest information about study and work placement travel visit the travel updates and guidance pages.

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Until it is safe to get our service is up and running again, please browse through these pages which explain how to apply for funded traineeships or arrange placements.

What can I do on a traineeship?

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


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Find out if you are eligible to work abroad with support from Erasmus+ traineeship funding.

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
Find out about the application process for the Erasmus+ traineeship scheme.


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.