If you would like to go abroad during your Bachelor's or Master's programme to study, to do research, to do an internship, to take a summer- or winter course, or to participate in a conference, and if you have not yet received a grant or subsidy from the European Union, you can apply for a grant via the Horizon fund. The amount of money contained awarded by the grant depends on the destination.
You will find an overview of the destinations and their connected grants below.
|Middle East, North Africa, Israel, Russia, Turkey||€300|
|USA and Canada||€400|
|Asia, Central and Southern Africa, Central and South America||€500|
|Australia and New Zealand||€600|
IMPORTANT! The rapidly changing circumstances that are caused by the covid-19 pandemic, have a negative impact on the study abroad experience facilitated by the UvA. Unfortunately, the UvA has cancelled all study abroad activities of the 1st semester - 2020-2021. Please read the statement of 15 May on the corona webpage.
To be eligible for a grant via the Horizon fund, you must meet the following criteria:
To apply for a Horizon grant, please fill in the online application form below. In this form, please explain the nature of your stay abroad, its academic component, and the added value the stay will have for your academic career. The following documents should be attached as PDF files:
Please take note: once you have filled out the form, you must print it out immediately! Unfortunately, it is not possible to save your progress and continue at a later point in time. So, be sure that you are able to fill out the entire form in one go and that you have access to a printer (or can save the completed document as a PDF).
The admission procedure is taken care of by a commission that will judge your application when it comes to motivation, added value to your academic career, study progress and extra-curricular activities.
If you have been admitted, you will receive your grant after you have returned from your stay abroad. Conditions for payment are that you: