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International Credit Mobility 2014-2020

Until recently, only Erasmus stays at European universities were funded. The new funding programme “Erasmus+ 2014-2020” has added the “International Credit Mobility” option, allowing Erasmus students to study around the world.

E+ Mobility with partner countries outside Europe

Available Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility funding

The University of Konstanz has successfully applied for funding under the new funding period 2019-2022.

We will be able to fund staff mobilities for teaching and training at our partner universities in Israel, South Africa, Kosovo and Ukraine in 2020. Please send your application to Eva Maisel (erasmus.icm@uni-konstanz.de) before 31 October 2019.

Please find the full call for applications including a list of application documents here.

Examples for activites which can be supported:

  • Participation in examinations
  • Supervision of students in their field of study
  • Joint events and seminars
  • Job Shadowing/Hospitation
  • Courses/lectures
  • Monitoring of Erasmus+ projects
  • Monitoring activities related to Erasmus+ mobility projects
  • Participation in a Staff Training Week
  • Tutorials/Seminars/Workshops
  • Research stays cannot be funded.

General Information

The University of Konstanz is applying for this programme centrally and is concentrating on the expansion of existing partnerships in view of the available budget for Germany.

In autumn, consultations will take place with the Rectorate and the department representatives.  The application will be submitted in February. If successful, projects will run for two years (26 months, June to July) and from 2019 for three years (36 months, August to July).

Funding is provided for study visits, guest lectureships and stays for further education and training purposes (staff mobility).


Student mobility:
Duration: 3-6 months
Scholarship Outgoings: 700,- EUR/month
Scholarship Incomings: 850,- EUR/month
Selection criteria for outgoings: academic achievements, study projects at the host university, language skills, social engagement, personal qualifications

Guest lectureships:
Duration: 5 days
Teaching activity: min. 8 lessons per week (possibility of reduction to 4 hours with combined Training and Teaching Mobility)
Financing outgoing mobility: daily rate 180 EUR/day plus flat-rate travel allowance


Staff mobilities:
Duration: 5 days
Financing outgoing mobility: daily rate 180 EUR/day plus flat-rate travel allowance


For example, the following activities can be supported:

- Participation in examinations

- Supervision of students in their field of study

- joint events and seminars

- Job Shadowing/Hospitation

- Courses/lectures

- Monitoring of Erasmus+ projects

- Monitoring activities related to Erasmus+ mobility projects

- Participation in a Staff Training Week

- Tutorials/Seminars/Workshops

Research stays cannot be funded.

E+ ICM 2015-2017: Israel, Serbia, Ukraine, South Africa, Kosovo

Während der Projektlaufzeit der ersten Förderperiode im Rahmen des Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programms konnte die Universität Konstanz mit einem Budget von rund 370.000€ insgesamt 82 Mobilitäten fördern. Am Austausch beteiligt waren folgende Partnerhochschulen:

Israel: Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Ukraine: Taras Schewtschenko University Kiew

Serbien: University of Belgrad

Südafrika: University of Pretoria

Kosovo: Universität Prishtina

Zusammenfassung des Projekts auf der Erasmus+ Project Results Platform:

Uni Konstanz Erasmus+ ICM 2015-2017

Uni Konstanz Erasmus+ ICM 2015-2017 (nur Kosovo)

E+ ICM 2017-2019: Israel, Serbia, Ukraine, South Africa, Kosovo

The University of Konstanz has successfully applied for a third funding period under Erasmus+ ICM and can continue to offer mobility grants for the period 2018-2020. University of Konstanz offers mobilities to and from this partner universities:

Israel: Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Ukraine: Taras Schewtschenko University Kiew

Serbien: University of Belgrad (mainly Politics and Public Administration and related subjects)

Südafrika: University of Pretoria

Kosovo: University of Prishtina (FB Biology)

Scholarships are available for summer semester 2018, winter semester 2018/2019 and summer semester 2019. Around 66 mobilities (students, teachers and administrative staff) are to be funded from the budget of around € 215,000. The focus continues to be on scholarships for incoming students and staff.

E+ ICM 2018-2020: Israel, Serbia, Ukraine, South Africa, Kosovo

The University of Konstanz was again successful in the fourth funding round. In addition to the previous partners, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel) and the Kyiv National Economic University (Ukraine) were added to the programme:

Israel: Tel Aviv University, University of Haifa, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Interndisciplinary Center Herzliya

Ukraine: Taras Shevchenko University Kiev, Kyiv National Economic University

Serbia: University of Belgrade (primarily FB Politics and related courses) South Africa: University of Pretoria

Kosovo: University Prishtina (FB Biology)

Scholarships can be used in the summer semester 2019, winter semester 2019/2020 and summer semester 2020. From the budget of around 315,000€, about 89 mobilities (students, lecturers and staff) are to be funded. The focus will continue to be on scholarships for incoming mobilities.

E+ Staff Mobility Inbound

Within the framework of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) it is possible to welcome lecturers from all Erasmus+ ICM partner universities in all disciplines represented at the University of Konstanz for a short teaching stay. In order for the range of courses to be meaningfully integrated into the teaching programme of a faculty, it is necessary to consult the International Office and the respective faculty coordinator in detail at an early stage.

All lecturers at our Erasmus+ ICM partner universities can participate in the programme. The University of Konstanz supports the stay with a travel allowance and a stipend of € 160 per teaching day.

If you are interested in a teaching stay in Konstanz, please send us the following information ideally 6 months before your planned stay:

    CV with information about your previous teaching experience and a selection of the seminars you have taught so far.

    Project description (at least 8 lessons, usually within one week)


    Information on the desired period of stay and guest department


At a glance:

Who: Lecturers at the Erasmus+ ICM partner universities

What: Teaching stays of usually one week, 8 hours of lessons integrated into the teaching programme of a subject area

When. When? Usually in one week of the lecture period of the winter semester (mid-October to mid-February) or summer semester (mid-April to mid-July).

How:     
Step 1: Submit the above documents to the Erasmus+ ICM Coordinator Eva Maisel, International Office University of Konstanz, email: erasmus.icm@uni-konstanz.de

Step 2: After approval of the desired host department, the nomination of the International Office of the home university for the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Teaching must take place.