SEMP Funding

Within the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP), students who complete a traineeship at UZH can apply for a grant to cover part of their travel and living expenses.


The following criteria apply:

  • You must find a supervisor at a UZH department who accepts you as a trainee yourself.
  • Your traineeship must last from 2 months minimum to 12 months maximum.
  • You must be enrolled at a university in a European country other than Switzerland (Erasmus+ programme countries) during your traineeship.
  • The traineeship must be recognized by your home university. 

Stipends for traineeships amount to 440 CHF per month (calculated on a per diem basis).


The application must be submitted through our application portal Mobility Online: Registration Mobility Online

First you have to fill in an application form and register on Mobility Online. In a second step you can upload the necessary application documents. You will receive more information regarding this after registering.

The application on Mobility Online must be completed at least 60 days before the start of your traineeship.

If you have already registered on Mobility Online, you can use the following link to complete, check or upload required documents during your traineeship: Mobility Online.