Lund University (LU) is one of the most prestigious universities in Europe with currently 42,000 students who can choose from 302 different degree programs in eight faculties: Economics and management, Engineering and technology, Humanities and theology, Law, Fine arts, music and theatre, Medicine, Science, Social sciences.
The wide range of subjects and research centers as well as the excellent international network comprising 600 partner universities in seventy countries make Lund University an attractive choice for international students, researchers and lecturers.
Two of the world’s foremost research facilities for materials research and life science are established in Lund. MAX IV is the leading synchrotron radiation facility in the world. The European research facility ESS will be the world’s most powerful neutron source when it opens for research in 2023.
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General Overview of Funding Possibilities
Find information regarding the funding possibilities available as a professor, doctoral candidate, scholar or postgraduate student here.
Funding Possibilities through Erasmus+ for staff in Islamic Studies, Law and Mathematics
The Erasmus+ program provides funding for Universität Hamburg's teaching staff to carry out short-term lecturing at Lund University in the fields of biology, mathematics, law and Islamic studies.
In order to receive an Erasmus+ grant for a short-term lecturing the hosting institution has to be an Erasmus+ partner university with an existing inter-institutional-agreement and the staff member has to carry out a minimum of 8 teaching hours per week. If teaching and professional development are combined, the teaching load is reduced to 4 hours per week.
Technical, librarian and administrative staff (TVP) have the possibility to carry out further training in the form of i.e. a workshadowing or a staff training week.
Funding includes reimbursement of travel expenses between 180 and 530 Euro and subsistence costs between 140 and 180 Euro. The fixed amounts for travel expenses and daily allowances are depending on distance and destination country. The minimum stay is 2 days and funding is limited to a maximum of 10 active assignment days (working days) at the hosting university. Additionally, the days of arrival and departure can be reimbursed with the daily allowance.
For further information and to apply for an Erasmus+ funding please visit the KUS-Portal (https://www.kus.uni-hamburg.de/themen/internationales/austausch-foerdern/erasmus-plus.html) or contact Svenja Henseleit (firstname.lastname@example.org; +49 40 42838-7256).
Funding Possibilities through Erasmus+ for students in Mathematics and Law
The Erasmus+ Program is a great way to gain valuable experience abroad by studying or doing an internship in another European country. Over 400,000 students from Germany have taken advantage of this opportunity and about 500 students from Universität Hamburg go abroad through this program annually. The program offers several advantages, including:
- tuition fee exemption at hte host university
- monthly stipend
- administrative support from both your home and host universities
- recognition of academic achievements in accordance with study agreements
- special support for students with accompanying children and students with special needs