Erasmus+ Mobility with partner countries

Key Action 107: Mobility of Individuals outside Europe

The new Erasmus+ programme from the European Union “Mobility with Partner Countries” (Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility), provides financial support for student exchanges (SMS) with selected non-European universities.

Partner Countries

Paderborn University has Erasmus+ partnerships with the following partner countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina (University of Sarjevo and Mostar), Israel (Bar-Ilan University), Cameroon (Université Yaoundé I), Cuba (Universidad de la Habana), Togo (Université de Lomé), Morocco (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah and Université Mohammed V), Tunisia (Université de Carthage, Université de la Manouba, Université Ez-Zitouna and Université de Monastir) and Vietnam (Foreign Trade University). Incoming students from these universities can receive funding through Erasmus+.

Outgoing students from Paderborn University can receive an Erasmus+ grant for exchanges with the following universities:

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina: University of Sarjevo (Economics/Law)
  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina: University of Mostar (English Studies/American Studies)
  3. Israel: Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan close to Tel-Aviv (Philosophy)
  4. Cameroon: Université Yaoundé I (only PHD, German Studies)
  5. Cuba: Universidad de la Habana (only PHD, German Studies)
  6. Togo: Université de Lomé (only PHD, German Studies)
  7. Morocco: Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah (German Studies)
  8. Morocco: Université Mohammed V (German Studies)
  9. Tunisia Université de Carthage, Tunis (German Studies)
  10. Tunisia Université de la Manouba, close to Tunis (German and Romance Studies) 

Student Mobility Grants:

Sending country Destination

Grant amount

Germany Partner country 700 Euro per month
Partner country Germany 850 Euro per month

In addition to these monthly grant rates, travel costs will be subsidised according to the actual distance between the point of departure and the destination of the exchange.  Distances can be calculated using the distance calculator from the European Commission.

The programme can fund student exchanges lasting between minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 months per study cycle (bachelor, master, PhD).

Students with children or with disabilities can apply for additional special funding.


The application process for student exchanges with the universities above is the same as the regular application process for student exchanges with Paderborn University’s partner universities.  

Stefan Blecke
Room: I4.213
Phone: +49 (5251) 60 4615
E-Mail: io-outgoing