Mobility Options for Teaching and other Staff

  1. Erasmus Staff Mobility
    1. Training for higher education institution staff at enterprises and at higher education institutions. Staff mobility for training enables teaching and other staff of higher education institutions to spend a period of training between 5 working days and 6 weeks in an enterprise or organisation such as a higher education institution in another participating country with the objective to acquire knowledge or specific know-how from experiences and good practices abroad as well as practical skills relevant for their current job and their professional development.

 2. Study Visits

A. The general description of the European Parliament study visits can be found here.

In order to apply for a study visit in the Terminology Coordination Unit of the Directorate-General for Translation (Luxembourg), you have to send an email to the study visits service at or, specifying your request. In this email please specify why you would like to do this visit, describe what subject field you would study and by what means, and also indicate what period(s) you prefer. Send with your application an updated CV and a copy of your passport or ID card.Your study visit can last maximum one month. Due to the administrative procedures involved, make sure that you apply well in advance, at least two months before the preferred starting date. Note that the European Parliament covers no expenses of the visitors. For more details check the Internal rules governing traineeships and study visits in the Secretariat of the European Parliament.

During your study visit, besides participating in the everyday work of TermCoord in order to see all aspects of it, you can focus on either the terminology research, management and coordination activities or on the communication activities.

In the first case you will be more involved in the coordination of IATE work, the preparation of IATE projects and the cleaning and updating work, in terminology research in your language, and in the collection of terminology resource material.

In the latter case, you will be involved in the preparation of our website contents (posts, articles, collection of material), in web editing, social media management and in the preparation of publicity and information material.

3. Further information on Erasmus programmes

A. General Information on the EU’s Lifelong Learning Policy and programme

B. Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

 C. Lifelong Learning Programme

i. Erasmus actions. Mobility of Individuals – Staff Training for Teaching and Other Staff in Higher Education Institution

 D. Erasmus University Charter

i. The ERASMUS University Charter (EUC) provides the general framework for the European cooperation activities a higher education institution may carry out within the ERASMUS programme. Awarded by the European Commission following a call for proposals, the Charter sets out the fundamental principles and the minimum requirements with which the higher education institution must comply when implementing its ERASMUS activities.

 E. National agencies responsible for the Lifelong Learning Programme

 F. Official documents on the Lifelong Learning Programme and the General Call for Proposals 2012

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