Teaching Abroad

The ERASMUS+ programme also provides lecturers with the opportunity to complete a period of teaching or research at a university belonging to the Erasmus Charter. This kind of stay helps strengthen the European Dimension of the host institutions, they are meant to contribute towards the development of joint study programmes and encourage the exchange of teaching content and methods. Make the most of this opportunity!

  • Only for lecturers who have an employment contract with the university, unpaid lecturers, lecturers with contracts for works and services, emeritus professors and retired lectures, artistic and academic staff members
  • Period of stay lasting between two days and two months
  • At least 8 hours of teaching per stay
  • Taking place at a university that is part of the Erasmus+ programme
Application procedure
  1. Anyone applying for a stay in the coming academic year must send an email to hmt Rostock’s International Office (erasmushmt-rostockde) until mid-January with the following information: duration and location of desired period of study abroad. In the past, we have been able to consider all applications and finance all of the periods of stay abroad.
  2. Applicants must search for a host university themselves. Make sure you observe the possible application deadlines and required documents. The host university has to confirm the stay by sending a Letter of Invitation. The parties involved in the stay agree on the contents of the stay.

The grant amount varies depending on the living costs at the destination and is recalculated every year. Currently, grants cover the following amounts per day:

  • € 180: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden
  • € 160: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
  • € 140: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

Funding is also provided to help cover travel expenses and depends on the distance travelled.

After your stay

Every recipient of an Erasmus+ mobility grant is obliged to write a report via the Beneficiary Module and to submit it together with the corresponding proof (e.g. of length of stay).