IPU Berlin Researchers and Teaching Staff

Stays Abroad with Erasmus+

Erasmus+ supports guest lecturers (a.) at European partner universities that have been awarded a valid Erasmus University Charter (Erasmus Charter for Higher Education – ECHE), as well as (b.) in Serbia and in Bosnia-Herzegovina (special programme).

a.) On the basis of interinstitutional agreements, researchers and teaching staff of the IPU Berlin have the opportunity to complete a stay abroad in the following Erasmus+ programme countries:

  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • Hungary

An overview of the IPU Berlin’s partner universities is available here.

The financial support provided by the Erasmus+ mobility programme for teaching purposes is based on the various living costs in the target countries ("programme countries"). Uniform daily rates are applicable for the support by German universities.

Since the 2014-15 academic year, the following fixed daily rates are applicable in Germany for four country groups up to the 14th day of the stay, while the support amounts to 70% of the daily rates listed for the 15th to the 60th days of the stay:

  • Group 1: €160 per day for Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands, Sweden
  • Group 2: €140 per day for Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Austria, Poland, Rumania, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, Cypress
  • Group 3: €120 per day for Lithuania, Malta, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain
  • Group 4: €100 per day for Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Slovenia

These daily rates are in addition to travel costs, which are based on the actual distances between the mobility-related departure and destination points. They are determined uniformly across Europe using a calculation tool.

The following amounts are reimbursed per stay, based on the respective distance:

  • 0 km to 99 km: € 20
  • 100 km to 499 km: €180
  • 500 km to 1,999 km: €275
  • 2,000 km to 2,999 km: €360
  • 3,000 km to 3,999 km: €530
  • 4,000 km to 7,999 km: €820
  • 8,000 km and more: €1,100

b.) On the basis of interinstitutional agreements, researchers and teaching staff of the IPU Berlin also have the opportunity to complete a stay abroad in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The financial support provided by the Erasmus+ mobility programme for teaching purposes is based on the various living costs in the target countries ("programme countries"). Uniform daily rates are applicable for the support by German universities.

Since the 2015-16 academic year, the following fixed daily rates are applicable in Germany for the Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina country group up to the 14th day of the stay, while the support amounts to 70% of the daily rates listed for the 15th to the 60th days of the stay:

Serbia/Bosnia-Herzegovina: €160 per day

These daily rates are in addition to travel costs at an amount of €275.

All information about the mobility opportunities for academic staff and the application options are available directly from the International Office der IPU Berlin (IO).