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Erasmus+ travel grants

Funding visits to partner universities and networking events in Europe

What can the travel allowance be used for?

The travel grant shall be used for travels to new and established partners in Europe within the Erasmus+ programme to discuss, plan, develop and evaluate ongoing and new collaborations such as curriculum development projects and all forms of mobility. Travels can also be made to network meetings with partner universities.

Countries you can travel to in Europe

Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland.

Third countries associated with the Erasmus+ programme 

North Macedonia, Serbia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Türkiye.

Who can apply for funds?

Employees at Lund University can apply for a travel grant of up to SEK 8 000. Those who choose to travel sustainably in accordance with the EU definition* receive extra funding of SEK 500 up to 2 000 per travel grant depending on the destination. It must then be stated in the application form that you wish to use the extra funding.

Green Mobility how much extra funding can I get for sustainable travel?

  • SEK 500 extra to Copenhagen / Elsinore
  • SEK 1 000 extra for trips to Denmark (outside Copenhagen / Elsinore)
  • SEK 2 000 extra for travel to other countries within Europe

When can I apply for travel grants?

At any time during the academic year. However, the funds are limited. For more information, please contact carina [dot] holmberg_pousette [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se ()

How to make an application

The application is made in several steps:

  • Log in to the first time you will be asked to create an account
  • Under Make a new application select the Travel Grant application form
  • Fill in your details and create an application
  • Your application now ends up under Active applications you can always go back and change your application if necessary
  • Under Required actions, you will find further instructions in four steps:
    1. Grant Agreement contains information on granted funds – download, sign (two signatures) and upload to the system again.
    2. Certificate of Attendance print out your CoA and take it with you to the host institution for signature.  After returning home, upload your signed CoA to the system again.
    3. Upload proof of Green Mobility upload tickets as proof of sustainable travel.
    4. Confirmation of Travel – fill in the requested information.

When all the steps have been completed and the information is complete, the granted funds will be transferred to your department.

How is the selection made?

Individual applications and applications for a maximum of two participants are given priority over group applications. Applicants who have not previously received Erasmus+ travel grants are given priority and an even distribution between faculties and areas is sought.

* EU’s green travels are defined as travels that uses low-emissions means of transport for the main part of the travel, such as bus, train or car-pooling.


Carina Holmberg Pousette
International officer
+46 46 222 32 58
carina [dot] holmberg_pousette [at] er [dot] lu [dot] se

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education

Erasmus code

Charter number
101013090 – LU


Erasmus Charter 2021–2027 for Lund University (PDF 315 kB, new tab)

Erasmus Policy at Lund University