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SDU travel grants

Internationalisation Fund


Who can apply for the Internationalisation Fund grant?

You can apply for SDU’s Internationalisation Fund for the following activities:

  • Exchange stay overseas (if you are allocated an exchange place, you apply automatically)
  • Self-arranged study abroad
  • Internship or project-oriented placement abroad
  • Writing your Bachelor or Master thesis abroad


Which criteria must you meet to be eligible?

You have to meet the following criteria to be eligible for a grant from SDU’s Internationalisation Fund:

  • You are a full-time student at SDU
  • Your stay abroad has to be pre-approved by your study board or a supervisor (internship and Bachelor/Master thesis)
  • You have to receive a minimum of 5 ECTS for your stay abroad
  • Your stay must last at least 14 days
  • You will need to be enrolled at or connected to an institution abroad during the entire period
  • You cannot at the same time receive support from SDU's other exchange programmes or from the Study Abroad Scholarship (Udlandsstipendium).


Good to know about the Internationalisation Fund grant

  • The size of the grant depends on destination, duration and number of ECTS approved
  • The grant  is a lump sum - the entire amount will be transferred as a single payout
  • The allocation of grants is subject to sufficient funding
  • Individual trips, participation in conferences, data collection etc. are not supported
  • Your grades may be considered
  • Special procedures apply to students of medicine


Application deadlines

The deadline for applying depends on activity:

  • If you apply for an overseas exchange place you automatically apply for a grant from SDU's Internationalisation Fund. You will automatically receive information about the grant later in the process.
  • If you apply for a grant to support your self-arranged stay abroad (study or internship/project oriented placement) we accept applications continuously, but you must have applied at least one month before the start date of your stay abroad. You apply via our application portal - choose "Self arranged".



How to apply

Last Updated 07.02.2024