Grants available through our university
When participating in exchange through one our university’s exchange agreements, you are eligible for an exchange grant. The amount of the grant depends on the chosen exchange programme and on the length of the exchange. You can apply for our exchange grants through the SoleGRANT system, which is accessed by first logging in to the SoleMOVE system.
You will get the grant in two parts: the first payment is 80 % of the total grant amount and it is paid before the exchange. The second one is 20 % of the total amount and it is paid after the exchange. To get the second payment you are required to complete the reporting and gain minimum 20 ECTS during your exchange.
You are recommended to request external grants from foundations, organizations, funds, societies, etc. You may request for example grants of Finnish National Agency on Education, country-specific grants, or grants given by organizations such as the Finnish Japanese Society. There are plenty of tips and links available on the Internet. You should also be active and apply in good time because each organization has its own application period.
Applying for a grant from the University of Lapland
Apply for a grant using SoleGRANT that is part of the SoleMOVE system. To draw up your application, sign in to the SoleMOVE system, through which you can access the SoleGRANT application. Remember to confirm your exchange first in the SoleMOVE.
The basic data of your application are automatically transferred from the SoleMOVE exchange application to the SoleGRANT exchange application. Add the required information and appendices to the SoleGRANT application, and then send it for processing.
Erasmus+ grants are determined according to the duration of the exchange and the cost of living in the target country. One calendar month makes you eligible for one full monthly payment. For example the period 15 Sep – 14 Oct makes a full calendar month. The days exceeding a full month make you eligible for a daily allowance according to the category (below).
Erasmus+ G1 Study
Grant: 320 euros/month, daily allowance 10,67 €.
Target countries: Italy, Austria, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and UK.
Erasmus+ G2 Study
Grant: 270 euros/month, daily allowance 9,00 €.
Target countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Iceland, Greece, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Malta, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, and Estonia.
FIRST (Finnish-Russian Student Exchange)
Regardless of the target university, the amount of the grant is 560 euros/month.
Nordlys and Nordplus
The Nordplus grant comes directly from the network. We cannot alter its amount in any way. The Nordlys grant depends on the overall sum received by our university annually.
The North2north exchange grant consists of a grant and a travel allowance.
Duration of the exchange 3–4 months, grant €1,000.
Duration of the exchange 5–12 months, grant €1,500.
Travel allowance Murmansk and the Nordic countries €500.
Other regions €1,000.
Europe, Russia, and Israel
Duration of the exchange 3–6 months, grant €800.
Duration of the exchange 7–12 months, grant €1,000.
Duration of the exchange 3–6 months, grant €1,200.
Duration of the exchange 7–12 months, grant €1,500.
Europe, Russia, and Israel
Duration of the exchange 3–6 months, grant €300.
Duration of the exchange 7–12 months, grant €400.
Duration of the exchange 3–6 months, grant €400.
Duration of the exchange 7–12 months, grant €500.