Go Abroad for Staff
Erasmus+ funding supports academic and professional services staff to teach or train abroad as part of their professional development.
The University's most recent guidance is that essential business travel may progress, subject to full risk assessment/approval processes.
A Covid-19 specific travel risk assessment must nowbe comple ted for any travel on University of Edinburgh business, both within the UK and abroad. This risk assessment is mandatory and must be submitted as part of your travel insurance application. You must ensure that you follow the accompanying flow chart before completing the risk assessment and then follow your normal authorisation process prior to booking any travel or accommodation
We continue to monitor changes to travel restrictions and immigration policies and will review this guidance as required. Find the latest information on the University's COVID-19 webpages.
What is Go Abroad for Staff?
Go Abroad for Staff provides support and funding for academic and non-academic staff to go abroad on short teaching or training visits.
It's a great way to pick up new ideas and practices, develop skills in your field, and to build and develop international relationships. The knowledge and experience gained can really help your own personal and professional development. It can also benefit your wider team and the University through sharing of best practice, intercultural understanding and development of networks.
Applicants must be employees of the University of Edinburgh and must identify and secure their own teaching or training opportunity. Funding is made available within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme with the support of the European Commission.
Find out more about the programme via the links below.
Benefits of going abroad
Eligibility and application
Where can I go?
What can I do?
Reflect on and share your experience
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Read our feature
Find out more about University of Edinburgh staff who have participated:
Our Erasmus+ charter