Every student who has been selected as an exchange student in one of the exchange programmes of the University of Oulu receives a travel grant.

Erasmus+ grants

Erasmus + Grants are categorized according to the duration of the exchange and the host country. For a full month (eg. 15.9. - 14.10.) a student receives a payment of either Group 1 or Group 2 euro per month, depending on the category. For the exceeding days a student receives a daily grant according to the Group 1 and Group 2 daily amounts.

Students with underaged children will get an extra grant of 250 euro per month.

Academic year 2024-25

Group 1:

540 eur per month and for the exceeding days 18 euros per day in the following countries:

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom.

Group 2:

490 eur per month and for the exceeding days 13,66 euros per day in the following countries:

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey.

Switzerland does not participate in the Erasmus+ programme, but students will receive an equal grant from the Swiss government. This will be paid by the receiving institution.

Grants for destinations outside Europe

Partner universities, ISEP programme and International to International ISEP programme:

2 200 eur (USA, Canada, Asia, Australia, Latin America).

Travel grants for north2north programme:

Canada and USA 2 000 eur
Nordic countries 1 500 eur

Other grants

Travel grants for other exchange programmes vary according to programme. Please note that free mover exchanges (including Asia Exchange and other exchanges with non-partner universities) do not get grants from the University of Oulu.

Funding outside University of Oulu

It is recommendable to look for other possibilities for grants, too. One option is database Aurora.