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#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

| September 13, 2019

The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech in September 2018 to have supported 35,000 African students and […]

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Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

| August 21, 2019

On 26 September, the second European Education Summit will take place in Brussels. The one-day event will be hosted by Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. This second edition will focus on the teaching profession – which has a key role to play in building a true European Education Area by 2025. Discussions […]

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Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

| August 14, 2019

The Scottish and Welsh governments have raised serious concerns about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the popular Europe-wide international student exchange programme Erasmus+. In a letter to Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson, Scottish Further and Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead and Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams argue the case for continued […]

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EU and #Japan select first #ErasmusMundus Joint Master Programmes

EU and #Japan select first #ErasmusMundus Joint Master Programmes

| August 1, 2019

The European Commission has announced the results of the call for proposals for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Partnerships with Japan launched in October 2018. The Commission and the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology have selected three programmes offered by international consortia involving leading universities. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics said: “In […]

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Commission celebrates 30th anniversary of #JeanMonnetActivities promoting European studies worldwide

Commission celebrates 30th anniversary of #JeanMonnetActivities promoting European studies worldwide

| June 19, 2019

On 18 June, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics (pictured) hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies at higher education level around the world, as […]

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#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

| March 29, 2019

MEPs confirmed on Thursday (28 March) that funds for the next Erasmus+ programme should be tripled to allow more people to take part, better adapting grants to their needs. For the next generation of the Erasmus+ programme, one of Parliament’s main objectives is that more young people take part in the different learning mobility schemes. […]

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#EYE – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur of the decade award

#EYE – Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur of the decade award

| March 21, 2019

On the 10th anniversary of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme (EYE), two entrepreneurs received the “Entrepreneur of the Decade” award on 18 March in Brussels. Nelly Davtyan from Armenia was selected as the “new entrepreneur of the decade” and Ioannis Polychronakis from Greece was selected as the “host entrepreneur of the decade”. The EYE helped […]

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