Staff Mobility

Applications for Staff Mobility 2021/22

All staff mobility applications need to be submitted through the application portal Mobility Online. The online application form can be found below. Staff from a European partner university applying for a staff mobility at UZH will be asked to set their own username and password on Mobility Online.
After filling in the online application form, please use the following link to complete your application and upload the required documents before and after your mobility: Website Mobility Online

Staff Mobility for Teaching Assignments (STA)

Taking on a teaching assignment at a European partner university helps instructors improve their teaching skills and develop an international network. The Swiss-European Mobility Programme supports staff mobility for teaching appointments with an allowance for travel and living expenses.


Teaching staff can apply for a grant to cover part of their travel and living expenses in connection with a teaching assignment at the University of Zurich. The teaching assignment must include at least eight hours of instruction and last from a minimum of two to a maximum of ten days per semester.
Website Mobility Online: Application Form
Website Mobility Online

Staff Mobility for Training (STT)

The Swiss-European Mobility Programme enables university employees to pursue further training at the University of Zurich with the aim of promoting dialogue between Swiss and European institutions. Types of trainings include job-shadowing, short working periods, or attending workshops.


The program awards employees at European partner universities an allowance for travel and living expenses. This offer also applies to administrative and technical staff. A stay lasts between a minimum of two and a maximum of five days.
Website Mobility Online: Application Form
Website Mobility Online

Allocating funding and corresponding criteria

  1. Applications will only be considered after their complete submission on Mobility Online 
  2. Reciprocal mobilities will be favored
  3. Funding of more than one mobility per applicant per academic year will be granted only in exceptional cases 
  4. Per work and travel day CHF 170 will be calculated to cover the cost of living (accommodation, food, etc.)
  5. Travel costs are reimbursed with a flat rate of between CHF 25 and CHF 600 depending on the distance

Individuals with special needs

Instructors and staff with special needs can apply for additional subsidies to cover extra costs incurred during their mobility stay due to their disability. If you would like to make use of this offer, please contact Claudia Meyer or the Disability Office.
Website Disability Office