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FAQs for LSE teaching staff

What are the eligibility criteria to take part in the Erasmus teaching mobility programme?
If you are currently employed by LSE and you wish to take part in a teaching exchange with another institution under the Erasmus scheme, your department must have a formal agreement with that university. For a list of current agreements, see the Information for LSE teaching staff page|.

Which departments have agreements with European universities?
For a list of current agreements, see the Information for LSE teaching staff page|.

Is there a deadline for applications?
If you wish to teach overseas, you must complete and return the Erasmus Application Form| to the Erasmus Coordinator by 31 January 2014 for teaching commencing prior to July, i.e. to teach between June 2013 and July 2014, you will need to apply by 31 January 2014.

How much financial support is available?
By submitting your application to teach, you are automatically applying for a grant. There are maximum grant amounts for travel and subsistence and you must be aware of these. Maximum grant amounts for subsistence can be found below. The maximum travel grant is EUR 500.

The maximum subsistence grant is calculated using the table below (figures are a guide only as they are dated from 2012)

Code

Country

Daily

Wk 1

Wks 1 & 2

Weekly rate, weeks 3-6

AT

Austria

135

945

1323

152

BE

Belgium

128

893

1250

143

BG

Bulgaria

83

578

809

92

CH

Switzerland

195

1365

1911

218

CY

Cyprus

113

788

1103

126

CZ

Czech Republic

113

788

1103

126

DE

Germany

120

840

1176

134

DK

Denmark

173

1208

1691

194

EE

Estonia

98

683

956

110

EL

Greece

120

840

1176

134

ES

Spain

128

893

1250

143

FI

Finland

158

1103

1544

176

FR

France

150

1050

1470

168

HR

Croatia

120

840

1176

134

HU

Hungary

105

735

1029

118

IE

Ireland

143

998

1397

160

IS

Iceland

135

945

1323

152

IT

Italy

143

998

1397

160

LI

Liechtenstein

195

1365

1911

218

LT

Lithuania

98

683

956

110

LU

Luxembourg

128

893

1250

143

LV

Latvia

98

683

956

110

MT

Malta

105

735

1029

118

NL

Netherlands

135

945

1323

152

NO

Norway

195

1365

1911

218

PL

Poland

98

683

956

110

PT

Portugal

113

788

1103

126

RO

Romania

90

630

882

101

SE

Sweden

158

1103

1544

176

SI

Slovenia

120

840

1176

134

SK

Slovakia

105

735

1029

118

TR

Turkey

105

735

1029

118

UK

United Kingdom

173

1208

1691

194

 

By submitting your application to teach, you are applying for a grant. There are maximum grant amounts for travel and subsistence and you must be aware of these.

How do I submit receipts?
Grants are only paid on the basis of receipted expenditure. Please return your original receipts to the Erasmus Coordinator no later than 2 weeks after the completion of your mobility period. Number each receipt and add an extra sheet of paper with a brief description of all expenditure (dinner, travel, drinks, etc). Only include expenses which you have paid for by cash or your own personal credit/debit card.

Who can I contact for further information?
All teaching staff with further questions about the Erasmus programme should contact the Erasmus Coordinator:

email: erasmus@lse.ac.uk|

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