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Erasmus+ Student Mobility for Training


  • Erasmus+ Student Mobility Programme is one of the biggest student mobility programmes and it enables students to have a grant for the training exchange in Europe. 

  • Students secure the training place themselves but you can also ask about them from the international coordinator of your campus or at the international relations office. 

  • You can also freely familiarize yourself with the training reports of the earlier exchanges to find good tips for the exchange! Reports are located at the international relations office and the International coordinator.

  • You can also check available traineeships from ErasmusIntern-traineeship database


Who can become an Erasmus+ Exchange Trainee?

  • All degree students of Lapland UAS can apply to Erasmus+ exchange.

  • Students can receive the Erasmus+ training grant several times during their studies.

  • The exchange period is minimum of 3 months (= 90 days), maximum of 12 months.

  • During the exchange students should gain 5 ECTS credits /month.

  • Training abroad will be transferred to students degree as agreed on the learning agreement.



  • Erasmus+ grant is based on the duration of the exchange, the country of destination and the number of exchange students.

  • The grant will be paid in two parts, before (80%) and after (20%) the exchange. For 2016–2017 the amount of the Erasmus+ grant for training is:

    • 370 €/month to group 1 countries: Austria, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Lichtenstein, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom.

    • 320 €/month to group 2 countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

    • For Erasmus+ training in summer 2016 the grants are based on the 2015-2016 Erasmus+ grants. Thats´s why amount of the grant is different than on the 2016-2017 Erasmus+ period.

  • In addition students can apply for Lapland UAS travel grant.

  • Grants will not be enough to cover all the expenditures – it is very likely that during the exchange students have to use their own assets as well!



  • Erasmus+ exchange for training does not have a specific applying date so you can implement it when it is most suitable for your studies.

  • You should start planning for the exchange in time.

  1. Familiarize yourself to the Lapland UAS’s Going abroad – web pages

  2. Discuss with your teacher tutor on the timing and possibility of training abroad

  3. Contact the international coordinator of your study field or the International Relations Office for guidance.

    • The purpose of the guidance is to go through the exchange process and all the required forms, time tables and Learning Agreement for the exchange.

  4. All required exchange documents are delivered to the International Relations Office.

Contact Information. -> Students -> Going abroad -> Contact


Erasmus+ Exchange process and forms


Before the exchange

  1. Book well in advance counselling with the international coordinator of your study field or the International Relations Office.

  2. Discuss with your teacher tutor / training instructor about the training place’s suitability.

  3. Write the:

    • Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for Traineeships together with your teacher tutor/ training instructor. Training Agreement will be signed by you, the teacher tutor, the head of degree programme and the training destination/institution. All signatures must be found in the agreement but it can be handed around as a scan.  

    • If needed, make a separate contract of employment (Must show the amount of possible salary, CV etc. the possible documents required by the employer or the field of your study.

  4. Fill all needed forms by computer, ask the required signatures and deliver forms and documents to the international coordinator for review.

  5. Fill in the electronic SoleMOVE -application. Please see: -> Students -> Going abroad -> Preparing mobility period -> SoleMOVE and SoleGRANT

  6. After International Relations Office has accepted your exchange in SoleMOVE:

    • Confirm the exchange in SoleMOVE and then apply for the Erasmus+ Training Grant and Lapland UAS Travel Grant in SoleGRANT programme by making two separate applications. Remember to write your IBAN bank account number and Finnish social security number!

    • Upload approved Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for Traineeships and Grant Agreement for Erasmus+ Higher Education studies and/or traineeships to Enclosures interleaf.

  7. Familiarize yourself with the Exchange Student’s Check List, get insurances for the exchange, familiarize yourself with the exchange destination and prepare yourself well for the trip! 

  8. Make the OLS- online language test before your exchange if you communicate at the training in the following languages: EN, IT, FR, DE, ES, NL

  • It's an online test. You will receive the invitation email after which you can make the test whenever you like within 2 weeks.
  • It takes about one hour to take the test. The test includes listening comprehension, reading comprehension and grammar. You will receive the results directly after the test.Check user guide and Check infovideo
  • Taking the language test is required in order to receive the Erasmus grants.    

During Erasmus+ Exchange

  • Read your Lapland UAS email! All communication from home university takes place through Lapland UAS’ email!

  • Contact the international coordinator of your campus and Lapland UAS International Relations Office if you face problematic situations during your exchange.

  • Exchange must not be discontinued or terminated earlier without discussing the matter with the head of degree programme or the International Relations Office. Only head of the degree programme can give the permission to discontinue the exchange ( -> Students -> Going abroad -> Preparing mobility period -> Cancellation or termination of the exchange).

  • Retake the OLS language test. The invitation to do the second language test will be send to the student 15 days before your exchange ends.


After Erasmus+ Exchange

  1. Before leaving ask the employer for a signed Traineeship Certificate. It is a confirmation of your exchange dates and based on the document, students can be asked to pay back some part of the grant if needed.

  2. Return the Traineeship Certificate to SoleMOVE. Please see: -> Students -> Going abroad -> Preparing mobility period -> SoleMOVE and SoleGRANT

  3. In SoleMOVE, fill out the information required in the After exchange interleaf and Feedback interleaf.

  4. Anwer to Erasmus+ Questionary. EU commission will send you by email the EU survey questionary. Answering to the questionary is obligatory for students participating the Erasmus+ mobility programme. The rest of the Erasmus+ grant is paid after all above mentioned reports and documents have been submitted.

    Students whose credit transfer process is incomplete when answering for the EU Survey, will receive EU Survey 2 automatically after one month of the last day of the exchange. EU Survey 2 is not condition for receiving the rest of the Erasmus+ grant.

  5. Start the credit transfer process:
    1. Contact your teacher tutor and start the credit transfer process electronically in SoleOPS.
    2. After international studies has been accepted in SoleOPS and you can see your credits done abroad in WinhaWille, request your Transcript of Records through SoleOPS electronic system. The easiest way is to order the transcript to your email from where you are able to upload the document to your computer.
    3. Upload your Transcript of Records -form to After exchange interleaf in SoleMOVE.


Forms for Erasmus+ training

All needed forms for Erasmus training are mentioned above in italicization. You can find forms in Lapland UAS Internet page ( -> Students -> Going abroad -> Preparing mobility period -> Forms). Before filling in, save the form to your computer.