International Credit Mobility

International Credit Mobility

Erasmus+, through the International Credit Mobility (ICM), offers mobility opportunities for students and staff in higher education institutions (HEIs) across European boarder (outgoing students and staff) and give the same opportunity for students and staff from higher education institutions beyond Europe to spend a mobility period in a European institution.

What opportunities does the International Credit Mobility offer?

The ICM makes it possible to carry out mobilities for students (SMS), Staff (STT) and teachers (STA).

Projects and Grants:

| 2015 – ICM 12830
| 2015 – ICM 22253
| 2016 – ICM 22372
| 2017 – ICM 035435

What mobility activities can a HEI apply for?

There are three possible types of activities (see 'Activities' Details' of the application form):

| Student mobility for studies to/from Partner Countries;
| Staff mobility for teaching to/from Partner Countries;
| Staff mobility for training to/from Partner Countries.

 

Mobility period: 3 to 12 months

Internships are not currently foreseen in this project.

Mobility Grant: 650€ (outgoing) per month plus travel costs.

The travel costs is based on the distance, in kilometers, from the country of origin to the final destination.

 To calculate the distance the National Agency offers a distance calculator.

Travel Distance

Amount

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 4000 and 7999 KM:

820 EUR per participant

8000 KM or more:

1100 EUR per participant

How to apply:

| The students must be enrolled in a cycle of studies and have already completed at least the first year of their study cycle;
| Some groups of countries impose restrictions on study cycles for mobility to be eligible (link to the country list);
| The student must satisfy the mandatory linguistic requirements established by each partner university.


Before mobility:

Students selected for an ICM grant must submit in their Faculty of origin the following mandatory documentation:

| Student Form;
| Learning Agreement;
| Letter of acceptance from the institution of destination;
| Appropriate visa for the destination;
| Health insurance covering the whole period of mobility.
| Receipts of travel tickets.

After mobility

| Present the Certificate of Attendance proving the dates of your study period;
| Present the Transcript of Records;
| Complete the Erasmus report sent 1 month before the end of their mobility period.


Grant Payment

| 1st amount 1 week before mobility starts;
| 2nd amount at 50% mobility;
| 3rd amount in the last 2 weeks of the mobility period, after the submission of the Erasmus report (mandatory).


Check list

Before your trip do not forget:

| Passport;
| Health insurance;
| Letter of acceptance at the University of Lisbon;
| Some money for the first few days of your mobility.

Only staff from a partner institution on the project can apply for ICM non-academic staff mobility for training.

Mobility period: 5 days to 2 months.

Mobility Grant:The grant for this mobility is € 160 (outgoing) for each working day plus travel costs.

The travel costs is based on the distance, in kilometers, from the country of origin to the final destination.

To calculate the distance the National Agency offers a distance calculator.

Travel Distance

Amount

Between 100 and 499 KM:

180 EUR per participant

Between 500 and1999 KM:

275 EUR per participant

Between 2000 and 2999 KM:

360 EUR per participant

Between 3000 and 3999 KM:

530 EUR per participant

Between 4000 and 7999 KM:

820 EUR per participant

8000 KM or more:

1100 EUR per participant

The selected participant on ICM must provide the following mandatory documentation:

| Teaching Staff Form;
| Teaching Agreement;
| Health insurance covering the whole period of mobility.
| Receipts of travel tickets.

After mobility

| Present the Certificate of Attendance proving the dates of your study period;
| Complete the Erasmus report sent before the end of their mobility period.


Grant Payment

The grant amount for non-academic staff is paid on the beginning of their mobility.

Only staff from a partner institution on the project can apply for ICM non-academic staff mobility for training.

Mobility period: 5 days to 2 months

Mobility Grant: The grant for this mobility is € 160 (outgoing) for each working day plus travel costs.

The travel costs is based on the distance, in kilometers, from the country of origin to the final destination.

To calculate the distance the National Agency offers a distance calculator.

Travel Distance

Amount

Between 100 and 499 KM:

180 EUR per participant

Between 500 and1999 KM:

275 EUR per participant

Between 2000 and 2999 KM:

360 EUR per participant

Between 3000 and 3999 KM:

530 EUR per participant

Between 4000 and 7999 KM:

820 EUR per participant

8000 KM or more:

1100 EUR per participant

Before mobility

Non-academic staff selected for an ICM grant must provide the following mandatory documentation:

| Non-Academic Staff Form;
| Mobility Agreement;
| Health insurance covering the whole period of mobility.
| Receipts of travel tickets.

After mobility

| Present the Certificate of Attendance proving the dates of your study period;
| Complete the Erasmus report sent before the end of their mobility period.


Grant Payment

The grant amount for non-academic staff is paid on the beginning of their mobility.