Internship/traineeship in Europe

Internship/traineeship in Europe

Students who are planning an internship/traineeship in Europe within 12 months after completing their bachelor or master degree at NHH can apply for an Erasmus+ grant.

  • Who is qualified to receive the Erasmus+ traineeship grant?

    Who is qualified to receive the Erasmus+ traineeship grant?

    • The NHH degree must be completed before the traineeship can start. Students who take a break in their degree to complete a traineeship are not qualified.
    • Students must be registered with "poststudierett" (post study right) during the traineeship. This means that the regular study right for the master degree will end and the diploma will be printed. You cannot register for courses at NHH with a post study right.
  • Requirements for a traineeship

    Requirements for a traineeship

    The traineeship must:

    • Be arranged before the NHH degree is completed
    • Be in another European country than Norway (Switzerland is not part of the Erasmus programme)
    • Start the semester after you complete your degree and be completed within 12 months after the degree is completed
    • Last from 2-12 months (minimum duration is equivalent to 58 calendar days)
  • Have you previously been on exchange and received an Erasmus+ grant?

    Have you previously been on exchange and received an Erasmus+ grant?

    Students can receive Erasmus+ grant funding for 12 months per level of studies.

    • Example: a student who has completed an exchange semester i Europe on master level that lasted for five months and received the Erasmus+ grant can receive a Erasmus+ traineeship grant for up to seven months
  • Where can you complete a traineeship?

    Where can you complete a traineeship?

    • In another European country (not including Switzerland)
    • Students are responsible for finding a company or organisation where they want to complete the traineeship
    • At an embassy, company, organisation, etc.
  • Financing


    Grant amounts:

    • 560 euro per month to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Sweden, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom
    • 510 euro per month to other programme countries

    It is possible to receive wages or other benefits for the traineeships at the same time as the Erasmus+ grant.

  • After the traineeship

    After the traineeship

    • Turn in the last part of the Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for Traineeships (Word, 84kb) titled "after the mobility"
    • Report back to the Erasmus+ programme and NHH. You will receive links by e-mail
    • Retake the OLS language test