When assigned to a study place through AU, you automatically apply for a faculty grant. Therefore, you do not need to submit an application.
Freemover or Internship
If you are travelling abroad as a freemover or doing an internship, you must submit an application for a faculty grant to be considered for a grant.
You can apply for a faculty grant as a supplement to study periods or internships abroad or for a stay abroad in connection with your thesis project.
Students going to destinations in Europe will typically receive 2000 kr. and students going to non-European destinations will typically get 4000 kr. However, the amounts are subject to change.
There are two application deadlines per year:
Applications cannot be made with retroactive effect.
Students enrolled as full-time students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences or the Faculty of Technical Sciences who are planning a stay abroad in the third year of the Bachelor’s degree programme or the Master’s degree programme at:
You must have a GPA of minimum 7 when you apply.
The stay must not prolong your studies, i.e. you must earn 30 ECTS credits every six months.
For study abroad or internships you must earn 30 ECTS, or, if this is not possible, you must supplement with a project module, summer course or the like.
Stays in connection with a thesis must be for a minimum of four months. As a student, you must interact and be in contact with the teaching/research environment you are visiting.
You must have advance approval of a study programme (for study periods and internships abroad) or a statement from your supervisor (for a stay in connection with your thesis). Please note that it can take up to five weeks to get an advance approval of a study period abroad from the board of studies.
You can apply for up to 4000 kr. for destinations in Europe or up to 6000 kr. for non-European destinations.
Funds are allocated according to the criteria below:
The faculty grant is paid as an advance two weeks before departure, at the earliest. The grant is only paid out if all attachments are submitted.
No later that 2 weeks after returning you must send a confirmation of attendance/enrollment to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you fail to do so, you must pay back the faculty grant.