Erasmus+ Scholarships for Staff Mobility for Teaching or Training at Technical University of Munich (Erasmus+ International Dimension) Round One

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites University of Queensland staff to apply for grants for teaching or training purposes, made available by the European Union under the international dimension of the Erasmus+ program.

Program options include:

The overseas stay must occur between April 2017 and June 2018.

TUM has been identified under the UQ Global Strategy as a priority partner and UQ is keen to expand engagement across discipline areas. For more information about current collaboration and partnership initiatives, please contact the UQ Global Engagement Office at globalstrategy@uq.edu.au.

In support of your existing collaborations, you are encouraged to discuss an application for Erasmus+ funding with your key academic counterpart at TUM. A letter of invitation from a TUM staff member​ is required as part of the application.

Supported initiatives

Applications that support the following initiatives will be highly regarded:

  • strengthened collaboration between faculty members and researchers for the purposes of teaching and training
  • progress the development of early career research training programs
  • enable participation in joint workshops, symposia or conferences (particularly in the life sciences)
  • encourage the establishment or expansion of existing double degree programs (particularly in the fields of management and engineering).

In support of your existing collaborations, you are encouraged to discuss an application for Erasmus+ funding with your key academic counterpart at TUM.

Funding details

  • 120 € per day (from the 15th day 84 € per day)
  • 1100 € travel expenses

The TUM coordinator will specify the exact amount and provide more detailed information to the accepted staff member in an Erasmus+ Grant Agreement.

Please be aware that the Erasmus+ Program provides no insurance. It is the staff member’s responsibility to insure themselves for the whole duration of the stay (medical, accident and liability insurance). UQ staff who receive Erasmus+ funding will be eligible for insurance while undertaking authorised UQ business. Please see Finance and Business Services for further details.

Eligibility criteria

UQ academic and professional staff members who can obtain official authorisation of business travel.

How to apply

  1. Subscribe to the UQ-TUM Mailing List to receive official announcements and updates regarding the scheme. Please contact UQ Global Engagement at globalstrategy@uq.edu.au to be added to this list.
  2. Familiarise yourself with the guidelines and application form.
  3. Complete the application form and organise the documents listed below.
  4. Submit your completed application to the UQ Global Engagement Office at globalstrategy@uq.edu.au by 31 January 2017. The application form should be submitted in PDF format, complete with all relevant attachments as a single document. 

Your application must include the following documents:

  • application form including project description and time schedule
  • copy of ID/Passport
  • CV
  • a letter of invitation from a TUM staff member
  • proof of UQ employment

Please note that no direct applications to TUM will be accepted.

Key dates

Closes 31 January 2017

Recipients announced mid-March 2017

Documents and Forms