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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 2015 for teaching commencing prior to July, i.e. to teach between June 2014 and July 2015, 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.

We are awaiting final confirmation of grant amounts from the British Council.  However, we can advise that travel grants have been greatly reduced and may not cover the cost of a return journey to the host institution.

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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