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Erasmus+ and Master’s courses: conditions and procedure

Throughout the year, you can apply for a traineeship in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme (or similar programmes) or a Master’s course.

Admission requirements

  • You are enrolled in your university and/or the European Erasmus+ programme and meet their requirements.
  • You have practical knowledge of French or Dutch. If not, an excellent command of English is required. For the Laboratories, a basic knowledge of written English is indispensable.
  • You have health insurance and are insured against physical accidents.
  • Are you coming from outside the European Union? Then you need a visa that is valid for the entire duration of your stay.
  • Submit your application in full.


Send your application (in Dutch, French or English) to the coordinator of the internship programme at

Attach the following documents:

  • application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • motivation letter.

Note: incomplete applications will not be considered.


You can submit your application at any time of the year. We will do our best to respond at the latest in the month following your application. Take this deadline into account for the management of your administrative file at your university or Erasmus+.

What happens after your internship?

Have you successfully completed your entire internship and have you submitted a written internship report?

Congratulations, then you are ready to start working as a heritage professional!

You do not receive an official diploma from the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, but you do receive a certificate. This certificate details your projects and activities during the internship and includes an evaluation of your progress and capabilities.

More info about internships at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage

Interested in doing an internship at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage? We will help you with all your questions!

Géraldine Patigny
Géraldine Patigny
Internship Programme Coordinator
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