Travel grants for teachers

NORDTEK annually awards a number of Nordplus mobility grants to teachers. The grants are intended to encourage teachers to exchange experience and cooperate and collaborate with their colleagues at the NORDTEK universities. The minimum duration of the teacher exchange is eight teaching/ working hours.

The exchange can include teaching, tutoring, development og teaching materials, etc. ( Research activities and PhD students are not eligible for Nordplus grants)

It is also possible to finance teacher mobility through the Erasmus+ programme. Contact the NORDTEK contact person at your home university for more information.  Erasmus+ mobility will be handled by your home university.

Application for Nordplus travel grants

You can apply for Nordplus travel grant for an exchange visit at all NORDTEK member universities. The application must include a short description of the purpose of the visit/project and the length of stay. You should also clarify with the host institution that you are accepted and welcome for teacher exchange.

The application is sent to the NORDTEK contact person at your home university.

Support for mobility is allocated according to set rates for travel and accommodation/board as stated in the Nordplus  Higher Education guidelines

steering committee consisting of NORDTEK’s Secretary General, the Mobility Program coordinator and the national coordinators makes the decisions on scholarships.

Payment of the grant occurs  after the exchange has taken place and as soon as the NORDTEK contact person transmits information about the recipient’s bank account (Swift code and IBAN number) to the coordinator.

Please note that the payment of the teacher exchange grant should be in accordance with the internal rules and regulations for teacher exchange at your home university.

After completing the stay, the teacher must send a short activity report to the NORDTEK contact person. The report will be publish on the NORDTEK web site.

Reports from NORDTEK teacher exchange
Teaching visit to Aalto University 2022
Visit to Kaunas University of Technology– 2022
Visit to Luleå Technical University – 2022
Visit to NTNU – 2022
Visit to Kaunas Univeristy of Technology – 2022
Visit to Kaunas University of Technology– 2022
Visit to Tampere University – 2021
Visit to Kaunas University of Technology – 2021
Visit to Kaunas University of Technology – 2021