HHL students have the opportunity to study in a different European country and to expand their social and cultural competencies. They learn more about the academic system of a foreign university and its teaching and learning methods. Financial support is possible for stays lasting between three and twelve months. Also doctoral students can apply. Academic stay will be supported in all participating countries.
A financial support of Erasmus+ stays is regulated according to different levels of living costs in program target countries:
Starting 2014 the following minimum amounts per month for study abroad periods are valid within whole Europe, according to three country groups:
• Group 1 (monthly 250 Euro): Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Austria, Sweden.
• Group 2 (monthly 200 Euro): Belgium, Greece, Iceland, Croatia, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slowenia, Spain, Czech, Turkey, Cyprus.
• Group 3 (monthly 150 Euro): Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Macedonia, Poland, Rumania, Slovakia, Hungary.
All payments will be calculated on a daily basis, according to the confirmed duration of the study abroad period.
The maximum amount per month is 500 Euro in country group 1, also depending on the total amount HHL has received from DAAD. Also in this case the difference between each country group remains 50 Euro.
The following benefits are given to students:
Erasmus+ News, effective 2014
The prerequitites for a study abroad within Erasmus+ are:
All eligible students will be contacted by the International Office immediately after decision for an Erasmus eligible university.
Single participants with child abroad and participants with disabilities should contact the International Office for more information.
Effective October 2014 there is a online language test, provided by the EU, in six languages (DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, NL) available. This test is mandatory for all students within Erasmus+, in case the working language abroad is covered by the language test. This test must be taken twice, before and after the mobility. In case the first test is passed with a C2-result, the second test is waived.
Duties and right of students within the Erasmus+ Program are laid down in the Erasmus+ Student Charta.
All funded persons, taking part in Erasmus+ mobility are obliged to report online via a „mobility plus tool“ after the study abroad period. This is in addition to the mandatory report for the HHL, to be provided on the intranet.