Outgoing Erasmus+ internship

Dear Students! You are most welcome to participate in Erasmus+ student mobility for internship programme!
You are welcome to participate in the competition for Erasmus+ internship mobility grant and spend some time in foreign enterprises under ERASMUS+ programme.

Invitation
Who can participate?
Internship places
Application
About the competition
Main criteria for selection
Steps after winning the competition
Documents and tasks before going abroad
About the grant
Documents and tasks during your studies
After the mobility
Additional information
Contacts 

Invitation

THE COMPETITION FOR ERASMUS+ STUDENT MOBILITY FOR INTERNSHIP TAKES PLACE*:

  • For the next Autumn semester – in February (day 1 to 28/29).
  • For the next Spring semester – in September (day 1 to 30).

* Exception: the competition period for the Faculty of Health Care is one week shorter.

THE COMPETITION FOR ERASMUS+ RECENT GRADUATE STUDENT MOBILITY FOR INTERNSHIP TAKES PLACE:

  • In December (day 1 to day 23).
  • In May (day 1 to day 30).

Who can participate?

All 1-4 year students are eligible to participate in the competition.
Internship in the foreign enterprises can continue from 2 to 12 months. This period can be divided into several shorter ones, unless the shortest one is no less than 2 months.

Blended Mobility

Virtual and physical mobility can be blended, with a minimum period of physical mobility of 2 months. In this case it is recommended to start with a period of virtual mobility and continue with physical internship at a foreign enterprise. The grant is calculated for the physical period only, unless the student participates in online internship after s/he leaves to the country of the host institution.

Erasmus+ studies is an opportunity for those who:

  • Have good academic achievements (no debts),
  • Are willing to get international experience,
  • Are willing to learn new things,
  • Are willing to improve their foreign language skills,
  • Are willing to get to know new countries and cultures,
  • Are willing to find friends from all over the world!


Internship places

It is recommended finding an internship place on your own.


Application

If you are willing to take part in Erasmus+ student mobility internship competition, please fill in the Erasmus application.

Please note that applications are accepted until 00:00 of the last day of the competition. You can fill in the application by only using your VIKO e-mail.

About the competition

The selection of candidates for Erasmus+ student mobility for internships is carried out in different faculties by Erasmus+ programme Selection Board, assigned by the dean of each faculty. The selection procedure is finalized in a week after the end of the competition. Students can be invited for an interview – please check the information!


Main criteria for selection

  • Academic results of your previous studies;
  • Good command of a foreign language(s);
  • Internship programme at the foreign enterprise
  • Motivation;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Priority is given to the students who participate in Vilniaus Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences mentorship activities.


Steps after winning the competition

Preparation for ERASMUS+ internship abroad includes some paper work. You will be instructed in detail by Erasmus students mobility coordinator – please check the information!

Documents and tasks before going abroad

About the grant

Host Country MOBILITY for INTERNSHIP
Total per month, EUR
1 group Ireland, Denmark, Iceland, United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Luxemburg, Norway, Finland, Sweden 700
2 group Austria, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, the Netherlands, France, Portugal, Germany 650
3 group Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Hungary 600

Additional Support:

  • Students with special needs (illness, etc.), can apply for the additional support to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (more information).

Erasmus+ grant for internship abroad is calculated multiplying the number of months by the fixed amount per month for a particular country. The grant calculation for extra days of another month is carried out by multiplying the number of the days by 1/30 of the fixed amount per month.

Erasmus+ grant is paid in two parts:

  • 80% of the grant is transferred before the beginning of your Erasmus+ internship;
  • 20% of the grant is transferred after the completion of your Erasmus+ internship, having presented all the necessary documents (see below) and completed all the necessary surveys and tests.

 Documents and tasks during your internship

If you wish to change your Learning Agreement for Traineeship during your internship, you should inform your Erasmus coordinator. In case your application is approved, you will need to complete:


After the mobility

After returning from your internship abroad, you have to present:

  • After the Mobility section of your Learning Agreement for Traineeships with your mobility start/ end dates.

The following are to be completed:

  • Online EU Survey – in 30 days after receiving the invitation by e-mail.
  • OLS language test –  at the end of your internship abroad.
  • A report about your Erasmus experience.


 Additional information


Contacts

International Relations and Projects Service, central building of Vilniaus Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences, Saltoniškių str. 58, room 115.
Responsible person for student mobility: Vilma Kardauskė, e-mail:  v.kardauske@viko.lt, erasmus@viko.lt 
mob. tel. +370 615 80632.

See you!