Training Mobility

Erasmus+ Staff Training Mobility: Academic and Administrative Staff Members

This type of programme affords academic and administrative staff members with the opportunity to take part in training mobility sessions (that range in duration from 2 working days to 2 months) with a higher education institution or company from a foreign participant country.


• To allow beneficiaries to develop improved professional competences and practical skills by participating in activities such as: workshops, seminars, conferences, practical training sessions etc.
• To allow participants to benefit from the good practices and the experience of partner institutions, as well as to develop skills pertaining to their current job profile

Academic/administrative staff members are selected by a university level Selection Committee based on the priorities for the relevant academic year and the available funding. The application file must include the following documents:

  • CV
  • Letter of Motivation (which must include a training plan proposal as well as the motivation behind selecting a particular university/institution)
  • A Certificate of linguistic proficiency
  • (Staff Mobility Agreement training)

      In order to successfully complete a mobility programme – as approved by AVU`s Erasmus Charter, the participant shall receive European Commission assigned financial aid for all transportation and living related costs.

      An Erasmus+ grant does not cover all mobility related expenses; it only represents a contribution towards covering living and travel expenses. All candidates are to be informed about the necessity to co-finance part of the incurred expenses.

      Erasmus+ grant values differ according to the host country, as follows:

      Destination country

      Staff mobility (Euros/day)

      Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Island, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, UK, Norway, Sweden


      Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Germany, France, Italy, Malta, Holland, Portugal, Spain


      Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, FYRO Macedonia, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Turkey


      Erasmus+ grant values for travelling costs differ according to the distance between the host country and the applicant`s residence as follows:



      Between 10 and 99 km

      20 EUR per participant

      Between 100 and 499 km

      180 EUR per participant

      Between 500 and 1999 km

      275 EUR per participant

      Between 2000 and 2999 km

      360 EUR per participant

      Between 3000 and 3999 km

      530 EUR per participant



      Between 10 and 99 km

      20 EUR per participant

      The distance between the applicant`s country of origin and the host country is determined with the aid of the Distance Calculator provided by the European Commission (link:

      The ERASMUS grant is wired into the participant`s account (which must be in Euros and operated by BRD) as follows:

      - the first instalment (80% of the total grant) before starting the mobility

      -the second instalment (20% of the total grant) upon return from the mobility programme and submitting the EU online questionnaire.

      Before departure, each academic/administrative staff member shall submit his/her proposed activity plan (signed and stamped by both AVU and host university representatives) in order for the travel order form and the financial contract to be finalized. Within 5 days from his/her return, the academic staff member shall submit the following documents:

      • A Certificate of Attendance, or a document issued by the host university attesting to the programme participation
      • A travel order carrying the host institution`s signature and stamp
      • A final activity report (the EU questionnaire shall be filled out and submitted online)

        List of applicants - 2019-2020 training mobility programmes

        The timeframe for submitting Erasmus+ training mobility programme applications is 28.10.2019 – 15.11.2020. All application files are to be registered at AVU`s General Secretariat.