Erasmus+ funding and support

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Funding 

The Erasmus+ programme is funded by the European Commission and provides a grant to outgoing students. This grant is intended as a contribution towards costs for travel and subsistence during the period of study or traineeship abroad. The amount you'll get will depend on the country you're travelling to and your personal circumstances, as below.

Group 1 countries
(Denmark, Ireland, France, Italy, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Liechtenstein, Norway) 

€330 per month

Group 2 countries
(Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Iceland, Turkey) 

€280 per month

Group 3 countries
(Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

€280 per month

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds

(Currently students with a household income of under £25,000)

An additional €120 top-up per month

 

Disabled students

Support can be provided to put in place any equipment or support need to study/work effectively 

Goldsmiths Access to Mobility bursaries

Mobility bursaries are available to co-fund Erasmus+ study mobilities, as above

Additional Funding support

Goldsmiths Access to Mobility Bursaries

For 2017-18, additional mobility bursaries will be available to Undergraduate students who meet specific eligibility criteria in order to widen participation to students who might not otherwise be able to take part in Erasmus+. A number of £400 and £800 bursaries will be available to students with low household income, who are over 25, lived in a borough local to Goldsmiths before beginning study here, accessed university through an Access course or Integrated degree, or who are Care Leavers. Further details will be provided when you are nominated for a place on the Erasmus+ programme.

Go Euro Scholarships

To make travel easier for students studying abroad, GoEuro is offering ten individual scholarships of €2,000 each. Find out more and apply by midnight (GMT+1) on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

Linguistic support 

Most partners teach in English but online language assessment and support is provided to students participating in Erasmus+ to countries using the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish and Swedish languages.

Information for applicants with disabilities

The MappED website provides useful information on the support different universities have in place for disabled students.

Information on LGBTQ+ 

The following websites provide further information on LGBTQ+ attitudes and laws around the world:

Stonewall provide Global Workplace briefings which provide useful overviews on the situation for LGBT people in different countries

The ILGA does an annual mapping excercise looking at sexual orientation laws around the world.

ILGA Europe annual reports give information on the legal and situation for LGBT people in Europe.

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