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Announcement – Traineeship offer

The Department of Slavic and German Studies (University of Minho) is pleased to welcome international students for a traineeship as Lecturer in Teaching German as a Foreign Language. Current students of Bachelor, Master or Doctoral Programmes and recent graduates in the area of German as a Foreign Language (DAF) are welcome to apply if they are eligible in their home institutions and fulfill the general Erasmus Placement requirements.

INSTITUTION Department of Slavic and German Studies – Institute of Arts and Humanities – University of Minho
LOCATION Campus of Gualtar – Gualtar – Braga – Portugal
MAIN AREAS OF ACTIVITY Supporting DAF classes, by organizing conversation, reading and writing activities in German as a Foreign Language (DAF) for Portuguese students
STUDENT PROFILE . Ease of communication. Creativity

. Sense of responsibility

. Ability to work in group


STUDIES PROFILE German as Foreign Language (DAF)Modern languages and literatures

Applied Languages


LEVEL OF STUDIES Recently graduated studentsPostgraduate students (master’s or doctoral degree)


STARTING DATE Flexible, but during the academic semesters (July to August and January excluded)
DURATION 3 – 6 months, during the academic semesters (July to August and January excluded)
GRANT Applicants shall apply for an Erasmus+ traineeship mobility scholarship at their home higher education institution
CONDITIONS OFFERED . Good working environment in a small department. A safe and well-endowed city with social and cultural facilities

. Affordable living cost

. Modern university with good infrastructure

. Possibility of attending a Portuguese language course free of charge (to be discussed in advance)

. Possibility of enjoying all university services (canteens, libraries and sports facilities – to be discussed in advance)


DEADLINE Flexible, but it shall correspond to the academic term (1st or 2nd term).


CONTACT Cristina FloresDirector of the Department of Slavic and German Studies



Website: http://dege.ilch.uminho.pt/