Find out where you can go, what the benefits are, and how to apply.
Go Abroad for Staff provides the opportunity for all University of Edinburgh staff to train or teach in Europe and beyond. It's a great way to pick up new ideas and practices and to build and develop relationships.
Go Abroad for Staff opportunities are carried out with the support of the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme.
If you're looking to stay in Europe, you can apply for funding for a visit to a partner (or non-partner) institution in any of the following countries:
If you're keen to explore further afield, the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) programme offers funding to train or teach at the following institutions in 2017/18:
|Argentina||Universidad de San Andrés|
|Brazil||Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro|
|Universidade de São Paulo|
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (NOW FULL)
|India||University of Delhi|
|Seoul National University|
|Mexico||Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)|
|Universidad de Las Americas Puebla (UDLAP)|
|Russia||Higher School of Economics, Moscow|
|Singapore||Singapore Management University (SMU)|
|Nanyang Technological University (NTU)|
University of Connecticut (NOW FULL)
University of Virginia (NOW FULL)
Thank you very much for your support. This has been a great experience and I'm considering applying again next year.
The University of Edinburgh values international experiences for staff and students. This career development opportunity may enable you to:
The knowledge and benefits gained from your experience can also be shared with colleagues and can be key to motivating students to study or work abroad.
Under the Erasmus+ programme all participating HEIs must recognise the work you complete whilst abroad. Recognition might include inclusion in:
Academic staff can apply for funding to undertake a teaching visit to any partner institution. Visits normally last one week and a minimum of 8 hours of teaching is required.
Find out more about teaching visits and how to apply
Many thanks for supporting my summer school project in Mainz/ Bad Kreuznach. It has been a fantastic experience working with students and refugees.
Academic, administrative and support staff can apply for funding to undertake training visits of all kinds. Visits normally last one week and could involve:
I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity and got a lot out of it. It certainly gave me a good perspective on issues in European Libraries, what the focus of work is and where the priorities lie. In addition it was good to see where areas of overlap and potential collaboration are.”
Many European institutions offer organised Staff Training weeks. These provide learning, development and networking opportunities alongside a programme of social and cultural activities. A list of upcoming training weeks on offer can be found here: staffmobility.eu
Find out more about training visits and how to apply
Priority will be given to: