Competition for the Erasmus+ Traineeship Grants


All fulltime degree students who would like to participate in the competition for Erasmus+ student or Erasmus+ recent graduate traineeship scholarships should submit their application documents until 24-04-2016.

Only last year students can participate in the competition for Erasmus+ recent graduate scholarships. Students who have already used more than 10 months of their Erasmus studies / placement mobility in the study cycle they are studying now, cannot participate in the competition. Non EU citizens must acquire TRP or RP before the start of the Traineeship.

Application Documents:

  • application form;
  • confirmation of the host organization / enterprise (according to the International Office confirmed form);
  • recommendation of the faculty member (only for recent graduates traineeship).

Selection Criteria:

  • student’s motivation;
  • good knowledge of the language which will be used during the traineeship;
  • student’s work, study, traineeship, participation in the international / academic projects, social activities experience in Lithuania and abroad;
  • conformability between the chosen traineeship and student’s study programme;
  • study results (first year master degree students should attach transcript of records of their bachelor / master degree to the application form).

Priority is given:

  • to students whom placement is an obligatory part of their study programme;
  • to students who have never been Erasmus placement student before.

Placement period – from 2 to 4 months (the latest date of the ending: for student traineeship – 30-09-2016, for recent graduates – in a year after graduation).

Application forms and more information can be found in VMU web site: Competition results will be sent to every participant via e-mail as well as published in the VMU web site and Information boards on the 4th of May, 2016.

Students with disabilities or special needs are eligible for extra funding to cover extra cost occurring (due to disability or special need) during the mobility. Please contact the coordinator.