Teach or train in Edinburgh

Staff from universities around the world are invited to spend a funded week teaching or training at the University of Edinburgh.

The funding for this programme is available through the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.

Teaching in Edinburgh

Experience life as an academic member of staff at the University of Edinburgh by joining a vibrant and varied research-led community. You will be required to teach a minimum of 8 hours and in return you will get to:

  • engage in knowledge transfer with world leading researchers
  • discover new ideas for teaching and research
  • develop new collaborations

Training in Edinburgh

Training at the University of Edinburgh is a learning, development and networking opportunity.

You will benefit from a personalised programme, which can include various activities such as job shadowing, attendance of Edinburgh’s International Staff Week, workshop or seminar.

Your visit will enable you to:

  • get a new perspective on your role by sharing good practice with counterparts
  • improve your understanding of certain aspects of your role
  • develop your professional and personal skills

Training in Edinburgh is open to academic, administrative and support staff.

What funding is available?

A travel allowance between 360 and 1,100 euros depending on where your home institution is located.

A subsistence grant of 160 euros per day additional funding is available for staff with special needs, where participation would not be possible without extra financial support.

Who can apply?

Only staff from one of these partner universities can apply for these funded places. 

Country Institution
Argentina Universidad de San Andrés
Brazil Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
  Universidade de São Paulo
Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
China Fudan University
  Peking University
India University of Delhi
  Anna University
Russia Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Thailand Chulalongkorn University

How do I apply?

Your home institution is in charge of the selection process. Please contact your international office to find out more about the selection criteria.

Deadlines

Nominations received by Edinburgh before will receive priority whether they are for visits taking place in semester 1 or 2.