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As students of Justus Liebig University Giessen you may receive financial support within the Erasmus+ Traineeship programme for internships abroad both directly channelled and administered by JLU Giessen and in the framework of membership in a mobility consortium (Regional Contact Point for EU Placements in Fulda).

Grants through the university

In the 2014-2021 Erasmus+ period, the monthly rates are calculated according to the cost of living in different groups of countries. Check the country you are planning to visit below for the value of the grant you can expect.

Group of Countries


Mobility Grant

Group 1

Countries with the highest cost of living

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom

€ 555 per month

Group 2

Countries with a medium cost of living

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

€ 495 per month

Group 3

Countries with the lowest cost of living

Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

€ 435 per month



Grants through the Regional Contact Point for EU Placements

Grants for internships carried out in the second half of the academic year (beginning from 1 April 2018 onwards) will be provided through the Regional Contact Point in Fulda. You will be supervised by your contact partners at JLU before, during and after the internship.

Check the homepage of the Regional Contact Point for EU Placements to see the value of grants provided for internships abroad:

Contact the JLU Erasmus+ Traineeship team to receive the application forms. Come to our consultation hours Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 12 noon or contact us by email.

Financial contribution towards language classes

We may be able to give you a maximum of € 200 towards the fee for a language course held at a university or at a language centre at the locality of your internship abroad before or during your internship. Please provide us with a certificate of the language course and proof of payment of the invoice.