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ERASMUS Traineeships for students of MSc Molecular Precision Medicine

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Students enrolled in the master’s degree programme in Molecular Precision Medicine aiming to work on their master’s thesis during an internship in a laboratory in another European country may be eligible for a funded ERASMUS+ traineeship.

Traineeship requirements

  • Scope: Internship (MPM8) or Master thesis
  • Receiving institutions must be located in one of the 27 EU member states, Iceland, Republic of Türkiye, Norway, Serbia, Liechtenstein or North Macedonia
  • Duration: Minimum duration two full months; maximum duration twelve months
  • Workload: full-time

Application process

1. Internal application

Students who wish to apply for an ERASMUS+ traineeship funding should submit a 1-page motivation statement to, explaining:

  • why they want to join a particular lab
  • why they deserve to be funded
  • what they will gain from the internship and how it relates to their future career ambitions.

They should also attach the confirmation of acceptance for an internship/Master thesis by the destination lab.

This will be evaluated by the Curriculum Directors and Module Coordinators along with:

  • evidence of continued attendance of lectures and seminars
  • track record of engagement with lecturers (e.g asking good questions)
  • strong examination/course performance
  • evidence of additional internships/extracurricular activities that are geared towards a future career in biomedicine.

Requests may be submitted at any time, but please note that recommended scholarships will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis.


2. Application to the International Office

Selected students must apply to the International Office by completing the online application form in Mobility-Online and submitting the required supporting documents six weeks prior to the start of their traineeship:


The Erasmus+ mobility grant is a contribution to your travel and subsistence costs, with the amount of funding determined according to the group of countries. Applicable rates can be found here.

The Erasmus+ mobility grant can be received in addition to any salary to be paid for the traineeship and in addition to federal aid for students (“Studienbeihilfe”).

The Erasmus+ grant is paid after the signing of a grant agreement between the student and MedUni Vienna in two instalments: 70% at the start of the stay and 30% after the stay.  

International Office

Kontakt und persönliche Beratung:

  • Wir stehen Ihnen per  E-Mail oder telefonisch zur Verfügung.
  • Gerne können Sie auch direkt einen Termin mit uns vereinbaren.
  • Für die Abgabe von Dokumenten in Zusammenhang mit Ihrer Mobilität, wie  z.B. Aufenthaltsbestätigungen, KPJ-Bescheinigungen oder Logbücher steht Ihnen ein Einwurf-Kasten am Eingang zum International Office auf Ebene 4 zur Verfügung.

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