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.

Application deadline

15 May for students who complete their degree in the spring semester and 15 November for students who complete their degree in the fall semester.

  • 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
  • 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

    Financing

    Grant amounts:

    • 500 euro per month to Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Sweden and the United Kingdom
    • 450 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.

  • Before the traineeship

    Before the traineeship

    • Report your traineeship plans to the Section for student exchanges and internationalisation during the last semester of your degree within the application deadline and turn in the Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for Traineeships (Word, 85kb). Make sure to include the start and end date of your internship.
    • Ensure that you have the required insurances. ANSA's student insurance also cover students in traineeships
    • Ensure that all degree requirements are satisfied
    • Pay the semester fee to NHH
    • Complete the Erasmus+ language test (Online Linguistic Support; OLS) in the language you will work in. You will receive an invitation to the language test by e-mail
    • Complete and sign the Erasmus+ Grant Agreement that you will receive by e-mail after you have submitted your Erasmus+ Learning Agreement
    • Read the Erasmus+ Student Mobility Charter. The charter contains information about the students' and schools' rights and obligations in the Erasmus+ Mobility Programme.
  • 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
  • Are you completing a CEMS internship or NHH's Internship Abroad Programme?

    Are you completing a CEMS internship or NHH's Internship Abroad Programme?

    • All CEMS students who complete their internship in a European country (not including Switzerland) can receive the Erasmus+ grant. See our CEMS website for more information.
    • Students who complete an internship that is part of NHH's Internship Abroad Programme after their degree is completed can receive the Erasmus+ grant.