Financial support for mobility for UNIL teaching staff under SEMP agreements

The SEMP (Swiss-European Mobility Programme, which has replaced Erasmus in Switzerland) is funded by the Swiss national agency Movetia. It provides funding for teaching activities with European universities that take part in the programme.


Maximum stay of two weeks in the partner university for teaching activities only.

  • SEMP agreement on mobility for teaching staff signed with the host university
  • International Relations Office notified of the visit in advance
  • Minimum of eight hours’ teaching planned during the visit
  • Length of visit between two days and two weeks, depending on the terms of the SEMP agreement.
Financial support
Type of expense Conditions Amount

Accommodation, subsistence, administrative fees, local transport

On submission of the Mobility agreement and teaching programme and of the Final Report

CHF 170 per working and/or travel day

Travel costs

Distance between home and host institutions according to the online calculator of the European Commission

Fixed allowance according to the Mileage rate of the Swiss national agency

Disability-related expenses

On request via the Special Needs application form in French or in English to be sent to the International Relations Office

According to needs

In addition, UNIL offers a travel insurance.


Before the trip

  • Notify the International Relations Office of your trip as soon as possible (see contact details opposite) by completing the Mobility agreement and teaching programme (in French or in English).
  • Participants with a disability should complete the Special Needs application form in French or in English and return it to the International Relations Office.

Once it has received the documents, the International Relations Office will let you know whether it can provide financial support, depending on the funds available.

During the trip

  • Have your Certificate of attendance signed, to confirm the number of hours taught in the host institution.
  • Keep all your receipts so that you can have your expenses reimbursed.

After the trip

Send the International Relations Office the following documents within 30 days of your return:

The International Relations Office will reimburse you once it has received all your documents and receipts.

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Mr Gregor Jancik
Tel.: +41 21 692 20 24

Exchange agreements for teaching staff