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.
|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, please feel free to contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org