Are you eager to share your knowledge with your colleagues and their students at other universities in Europe? Erasmus+ programme funds guest lectureships at our European partner universities.
During your stay at the partner university, you can develop joint study programmes and teaching materials for both partner universities. In addition, you can exchange your teaching contents and teaching methods with your colleagues and improve them together. During your stay abroad, you can also:
Application period: ongoing (approval depending on the available funds).
You will find the Application for funding at the end of this page as a download.
Who may apply?
Each teaching assignment must include at least eight teaching hours (teaching units) per week at the foreign university. The business trip generally lasts between one week (five working days plus one day for arrival and departure) and 14 days. The teaching assignment can only take place at one of our Erasmus+ partner universities. For possible partner universities, please contact the Erasmus+ coordinator of your department.
What does the funding include?
As a participant, your costs are reimbursed in accordance with the lump sums granted by the DAAD [pdf 89KB] [pdf 89KB].
The travel expenses are reimbursed in accordance with the Thuringian Act on Travel Expenses. Funding is provided to cover the full travel expenses, including the costs for journey and accommodation; participants also receive the subsistence allowance (depending on the country allowance).
How and where to apply?
Before applying, please discuss your intention with the Erasmus+ coordinator of your department who can also inform you about possible partner universities. Afterwards, you should submit the application for a grant to the International Office.
Documents to be submitted
Please submit your documents to:
Mrs Jana Blumenstein
Fürstengraben 1, UHG
What does happen after the approval?
Congratulations, the International Office send you the approval of the application for a grant! Now you can focus on the practical organization of your stay abroad. These include:
Do you need further information on business trips? Please contact the Office for Travel Expenses.
Before the start of the mobility, you must submit the following documents to the International Office:
After the end of the mobility, please submit the following documents to the International Office:
Before the stay abroad
Mobility Agreement (working plan)
During the stay abroad
Letter of Confirmation
After the stay abroad
Survey of the EU
We are committed to make stays abroad accessible to all – whether you cannot leave your child alone during your stay abroad or you can only travel in a wheelchair. Upon formal request, staff with additional requirements can receive funding which exceeds the DAAD lump sum (see above). Please take a look at two examples.
You are a single parent and would like to take part in a stay abroad, however, you cannot leave your child home alone.
You can only travel using a wheelchair and need additional measures to be able to reach the preferred host university.