Erasmus – Higher Education Staff

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Atlantic Erasmus Courses for Higher Education Staff

Our Erasmus courses for Higher Education Staff are designed to meet the professional development needs of Third Level or University staff who are increasingly required to teach, communicate and network through the medium of English. If you work in a Higher Education institution as an academic, researcher, teacher, administrator or coordinator we can offer you a course to suit your professional requirements.

Key Facts

Course Length

1 week / 5 days

Hours per week

20 lessons, 15 hours

09.00 – 12.30: class
10.30 – 11.00: coffee break
11.00 – 12.30: class
12.30 – 13.30: lunch
13.30 – 15.00: feedback/self-study activities
15.15 MONDAY: walking tour (optional)
13.30 WEDNESDAY: afternoon excursion (optional)

Minimum English level

A2 – C2 on the CEFR depending on course

Start Dates


Participation in any Erasmus course can be funded by applying through your academic institution for a grant. As the Organising or Receiving Institution, Atlantic College, will provide required documents including the Staff Mobility for Training (STT) invitation, work plan and Certificate of Participation.

Atlantic can also organise custom-designed courses for staff groups. Please contact [email protected] for further information.


We offer the following accommodation options for a 7-night stay (Saturday to Saturday) in Galway:

  • Apartment Accommodation – one room in a shared self-catering apartment
  • Accommodation with an Irish Host Family with half-board Monday to Friday and full board at the weekend

Please see our ACCOMMODATION PAGE for further information