Erasmus+ Student Mobility for Traineeships (SMT) at KUG

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  • Traineeships abroad for:
    • Students who are currently enrolled in higher education institutions in programme countries for a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.
    • Recent University graduates (traineeship must be completed within 12 months of graduation).
  • The traineeship must
    • be relevant for your studies or personal development and
    • should preferably be integrated into your study programme.
  • An Erasmus+ traineeship at KUG can include for example the following activities:
    • participation in research projects,
    • internships (i.e. unpaid attendance as a guest for a limited time, shadowing in class in the field of education, such as stage design internships or project internships),
    • assistance in a department of the KUG.


  • From a minimum of 2 months to a maximum of 12 months - your total time abroad (study abroad periods included) may not exceed 12 months within one cycle of study.


  • It is NOT possible to complete courses at the KUG during the traineeship.
    • NO One-to-One-Lessons
    • NO participation in Chamber Music or Orchestral Projects.
  • NO exams can be taken and it is NOT possible to receive any ECTS credits.


  • Look for a suitable traineeship position and arrange it! (NOTE: The International Office cannot arrange traineeships.)
  • Complete your Learning Agreement for Traineeships and send your unsigned draft to the international office (international_office(at) for review. (You’ll get the form from the International Office at your home university).
  • After approval of your traineeship proposition, sign your Learning Agreement for Traineeships and have it signed by your traineeship supervisor as well as your home university.
  • Nomination by the international coordinator of your home university by e-mail to: international_office(at)
  • After the nomination you will receive a link to the application form as well as instructions for our application platform Mobility-Online (MO).
  • Please fill in the application form on Mobility-Online.
  • Log into Mobility-Online and complete your application in your Mobility-Online Workflow: complete personal and address details, upload application documents (signed Learning Agreement for Traineeships, CV, copy of your passport/ID). Submit your application in the Mobility-Online Workflow.
  • After your application has been checked for completeness by the International office you will receive a confirmation about your traineeship.
  • Beginning of your stay: Please register in the Registrar’s Office of KUG (Address: Leonhardstraße 15, ground floor, 8010 Graz, e-mail: and pay the ÖH fee. As an Eramus+ trainee at KUG you are enrolled as a student. Thus, you will receive a student ID card (KUG card), will have access to the KUGonline system and will be able to use the infrastructure of the KUG (e.g. library resources).
  • Before the end of your traineeship: Enter the actual dates of your stay in your Mobility-Online Workflow and request your Confirmation of Stay.
  • Completion of your stay: Receive the Confirmation of Stay (either by picking it up in the International Office or as a download from Mobility-Online).

Information on insurance can be found here


Updated: July 2021