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Do you think Erasmus+ is only for students? That you are no longer young enough to go on Erasmus? You’re wrong! What many people don’t know is that Erasmus offers endless opportunities for employed professionals and also for entrepreneurs.


In this post we tell you about two Erasmus opportunities that Mundus facilitates, taking care of all the services you need, so that you can focus on learning and enjoying the experience and forget about all the boring logistics.

Participating in the Erasmus+ program is more than just an opportunity to travel and study abroad; it is a transformative experience that can significantly boost your professional skills and competencies. Those advantages are not only for students, if you are a professional, Erasmus+ offers invaluable benefits that can shape your career. Here’s how you can live an Erasmus+ experience with Mundus if you are already a professional:

Mundus Group hosts professionals from different sectors who want to participate in training periods abroad. These opportunities can consist of structured trainings or job shadowing periods. This opportunities can be enjoyed in any of our destinations: in Spain (Zaragoza or the Canary Islands) or in Portugal (Coimbra).

Staff Training for Vocational Training professionals

Erasmus+ supports the professional development of people working in vocational education and training (VET) through training periods abroad. Mundus offers structured courses for VET teachers and school staff. The courses we currently offer are related to educational skills, the internationalization of VET centers, and language courses. However, Mundus is always open to new modules, and centers can build tailored training programs to meet their specific needs.

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Job Shadowing

Job shadowing within the Erasmus+ framework is particularly relevant for professionals, educators, or individuals working in the fields of education, training, and youth. Job shadowing in the Erasmus+ program aligns with the program’s objectives of promoting mobility, cooperation, and the exchange of knowledge and good practices among European countries.

Through the program, professionals in the educational and youth work sectors have the opportunity to travel to other countries for a training stay in companies or organizations within the same sector in the destination country. (Read more)

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What are the benefits of doing an Erasmus for my professional career?

  • Improved Language Skills: Immersing yourself in a new country forces you to use and improve your language skills daily, enhancing your ability to communicate in a foreign language.
  • Understanding Cultural Differences: Engaging with people from different cultural backgrounds helps you understand and appreciate cultural differences, making you a more effective communicator in a globalized workplace.
  • Enhanced Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, and partners from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Navigating New Environments: Living and working in a foreign country requires you to adapt quickly to new environments, regulations, and social norms.
  • Overcoming Challenges: From language barriers to navigating unfamiliar systems, Erasmus+ pushes you to develop creative solutions and resilience.
  • Adaptability and Problem-Solving Skills: Demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations and environments, and also to develop solutions to unexpected problems, a key trait for dynamic workplaces.
  • Global Network: Erasmus+ allows you to build a network of friends, colleagues, and mentors from around the world.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities to learn from experienced professionals and gain insights into different industries and career paths.
  • Self-Reliance: Living abroad independently fosters a sense of self-reliance and confidence in managing daily life.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work effectively in diverse teams, a critical skill in today’s collaborative work environments.


The Erasmus+ program is a gateway to not only personal growth but also significant professional development. By participating in Erasmus+, you gain many skills and competencies that make you a more attractive candidate in the global job market. From enhanced communication and problem-solving abilities to a robust professional network, the benefits of Erasmus+ extend far beyond the classroom. Embrace the opportunity, and let Erasmus+ be the catalyst for your professional success. Mundus can help you!


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