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Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

| May 13, 2020

The European Commission has published its 2020 ‘European Youth Together’ call for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme. With an expected budget of €5 million, this initiative will support Europe-wide networks of youth organisations active at grassroots level. The coronavirus crisis means many young people are disconnected from their peers and normal daily activities, whilst also facing uncertainties […]

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How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

The COVID-19 pandemic has also affected the 170,000 young people involved in Erasmus+ or the European Solidarity Corps. Find out how the EU is helping them. Education has been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Travel restrictions and the closing of universities mean participants in cross-border mobility programmes, such as the Erasmus+ student exchange and the European […]

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Extension of #Erasmus+ #European Solidarity Corps #Horizon2020 and #EICAccelerator deadlines for submission of applications

Extension of #Erasmus+ #European Solidarity Corps #Horizon2020 and #EICAccelerator deadlines for submission of applications

| March 19, 2020

As a result of difficulties experienced by applicants due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Commission has extended the deadlines for submission of applications under the Erasmus+ Programme, European Solidarity Corps, Horizon 2020 and European Innovation Council Accelerator. For more information about the extensions, please visit Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps, Horizon 2020 and European Innovation Council.

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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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