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Erasmus+ Teaching Staff Mobility

Are you looking for funding for a stay in another European country or at another Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility partner university anywhere in the world? Are you looking for an opportunity to teach?

Erasmus+ teaching staff mobility measures offer a world of possibilities!

Mobility grant for teaching stays at partner universities in the Erasmus+ programme


Lecturers employed by the University of Konstanz (academic staff, professors, PostDocs,  even doctoral students and contract lecturers).
Additional funding for “special needs” is available upon request.


Teaching staff mobility in Europe: apply at any time for the academic year, but please inform the International Office by mid-January so funds can be reserved for you.

Teaching staff mobility around the world: Please refer to the current call for applications for visits at Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility partner universities.


Partner universities in Europe which have signed an Erasmus+ interinstitutional agreement for student mobility with the University of Konstanz. Before the teaching mobility, both home and host university must confirm the teaching staff mobility by signing the "Teaching Agreement".

How many classroom hours?

At least eight classroom hours per mobility/week are required.
As of 2018/2019 this can be reduced to 4 hours in combination with training acivities.

How is "Teaching" defined?

 "Teaching" is widely defined and includes all academic teaching activities, e.g. seminars and lectures. But can also refer other forms of academic teaching, e.g. co-teaching activities with local staff, guidance of doctoral students, speeches, tutorials, etc. The lecturer needs to be physically present at the host institution, online teaching is not eligible.

How is "Training" defined?

This is any activity to be benefit of academic teaching and professionnel development of academics, e.g. workshadowing, curriculum development, exchange about standards of teaching and research, etc.
Research activities itself are not eligible nor is the partipation and presentation at conferences.


Funding amounts vary by country. Up to five working days can be funded according to the applicable Erasmus+ rates as well as the corresponding travel allowance. Longer mobilities usually cannot be funded because of budgetary restrictions.

Up to two teaching stays per person and academic year can be funded. Lecturers who have not yet received Erasmus+ funding have preference.


Some weeks before the teaching mobility begins,  please document your plans in the Teaching Agreement (sigend also by the host and your supervisor or Erasmus Departmental Coordinator) and prepare the internal Business Travel request . The Grant Agreement will be issued by the Konstanz International Office. On site, your host will confirm your Stay and upon return an EU Survey in the EU Mobility Tool needs to be filled out. (see right column). 

Please contact us with your ideas and plans!