Below is an outline of the criteria used to decide whether a period abroad activity is classed as eligible for Erasmus+ funding. Please note the criteria are subject to change. The information was correct at the time of writing.
Please note that the information on this page is for students abroad in 2018-19. Erasmus+ grants have not yet been confirmed for students participating in 2019-20 and are subject to the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
|University Exchanges||Work Placements|
|Study Levels Accepted||
The work placement must take place within one of the Erasmus+ programme countries
|Recognition Requirements||The exchange period must count towards your degree||The work placement must count towards your degree with the exception of recent graduates|
The exchange period must last a minimum of 3 consecutive months and a maximum of 12 consecutive months
The minimum duration cannot fall below 3 whole months unless the host university term is shorter than this
The work placement must last a minimum of 2 consecutive months and a maximum of 12 consecutive months
The minimum duration cannot fall below 2 whole months, even if it falls short by a matter of 1-2 days
|Mode of Attendance||The exchange must be full-time, even if you are normally a part-time student at the University of Sheffield||The work placement must be full-time, even if you are normally a part-time student at the University of Sheffield|
|Prior Receipt of Erasmus Funding||You can only receive an Erasmus+ grant for a maximum of 12 months in each study level (i.e. undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies)||You can only receive an Erasmus+ grant for a maximum of 12 months in each study level (i.e. undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies)|
|Erasmus+ Joint Masters Degree Students (MA Crossways in Cultural Narratives and European Masters Programme in Public Health)||
If the University of Sheffield is named as your home university and you will be spending part of your degree in a partner university within one of the programme countries, you may be eligible to receive an Erasmus+ grant for the time you spend at the partner university.
|Other Criteria||Not applicable|
If you have any further questions about Erasmus+ eligibility then contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org