Erasmus Plus Mobility in the hospitality sector

Discover the opportunities in the hotel and catering industry

This broad sector includes a variety of occupations related to the kitchen, service and catering, reception, barman, receptionist and sommelier. These sectors are broad and each has its own characteristics.


The role of the cook is to prepare and prepare dishes or meals, or to prepare banquets taking into account the needs of the clients. An internship in this field will allow the trainee to develop new skills in a foreign language.


Food service and catering

The professional will be in charge of serving dishes, welcoming customers, setting tables and taking orders. An internship abroad in this field will enable young apprentices to discover new methods of service in a foreign language.

Welcome and reception

The receptionist in a hotel or restaurant will be in permanent contact with customers, as he/she will be in charge of welcoming and advising them. An internship in this field will allow the trainee to develop new skills in a foreign language.


His job is to prepare the drinks, pass them on to the bartenders in the lounge or serve them to the customers. You know all the cocktail recipes inside out. An internship will allow the apprentice to discover new techniques and cocktail recipes in a foreign country.

Wine waiter - Cellarman

The first task of the sommelier is to take care of the restaurant’s cellar and its valuable stocks. The aim is to create an original wine list. An internship abroad will allow you to develop new skills typical of the host country and to discover a new language.

Do you have any questions about your Erasmus Plus internship?

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Frequently asked questions about traineeships in the hospitality sector

Why do an internship abroad in the hospitality industry?

First of all, an internship abroad will allow trainees to discover new things and new methods specific to the foreign country. Moreover, it will be a valuable experience to add to their CV.

Is it possible to go abroad during a mobility period even if you do not necessarily speak the language of the host country well?

Not all trainees who come to do an internship abroad with Espamob speak the language of the host country perfectly and that doesn’t mean that the mobility doesn’t go well. It is precisely an experience like this that will help you get to know the language better and discover the job you like abroad.

What is the minimum and maximum duration of mobility in the hotel industry?

The minimum duration of a mobility in the hospitality sector is two weeks. Traineeships usually last between two and four weeks, but can vary. Longer mobilities of up to six months are also possible.

Erasmus Plus in the hospitality sector