Teaching Mobility

Staff Teaching mobility

  • Only academic members of staff are eligible to apply for a staff teaching mobility
  • Choose an institution to visit and correspond with the HEI / enterprise to confirm they are happy to host you for an Erasmus+ Staff teaching mobility.  The Erasmus+ team are happy to help and can contact the host if needed.
  • Complete a brief Staff Mobility Agreement Teaching and submit this to the Erasmus+ team before departure.  The partner HEIs must agree to the visiting lecturer's Teaching Programme in advance, as they are responsible for the quality of the mobility period.

  • You will be given priority if you are going abroad with Erasmus+ for the first time

Essential Details:

  • There is an obligation to deliver at least 8 hours of teaching (i.e. at least one day). 
  • Length of mobility (not including travel days):  Minimum 2 days / Maximum 5 days.
  • Travel days before and after included in grant award.
  • Travel expenses and subsistence costs are reimbursed up to the maximum allowance calculated by the European Commission.  Receipts must be produced.  Please contact us for more details.  
  • Supplementary allowances may also be available for staff with special needs


  • Staff teaching must take place at an HEI which holds an Erasmus+ university Charter.
  • Aberystwyth University and the hosting University must have in place a current Bi-lateral agreement.  A list of our Erasmus+ partners can be found here.  Please note that not all the partners have agreements which include staff mobility. Please contact us if you are unsure.
  • Grant documentation must be submitted before Erasmus+ funding is released


Please read the staff teaching mobility section of the Erasmus+ Operational handbook for more information including the Proposed Costs which are located within the guides section.

Documentation to be completed:

Staff members who have completed their staff teaching or training mobility will need to complete the following documentation:

  • Expenses form for staff mobility
  • Participant Report for staff  -this must be completed by all staff as soon as possible upon completion of their mobility. You will be sent a link from the British Council to upload the report.  This report is very short.