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#Erasmus+- EU will invest more than €3 billion in young Europeans to study or train abroad in 2020

#Erasmus+- EU will invest more than €3 billion in young Europeans to study or train abroad in 2020

| November 7, 2019

The European Commission has published its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. 2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport. The expected budget of over €3 billion, an increase of 12% compared to 2019, will provide even more opportunities for young Europeans to […]

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MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

| September 23, 2019

Last week, MEPs approved a €100 million top-up for the EU’s research programmes (€80 million for Horizon 2020) and youth mobility (€20 million for Erasmus+). MEPs approved, by 614 votes in favour, 69 against and 10 abstentions, a €100 million boost to the EU’s flagship programmes Horizon 2020 (€80 million for research funding) and Erasmus+ (€20 million […]

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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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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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New #Erasmus: More opportunities for disadvantaged youth

New #Erasmus: More opportunities for disadvantaged youth

| February 20, 2019

The new Erasmus programme focuses on young people with fewer opportunities, allowing more people to participate ©AP Images/EU-EP  Erasmus should triple its funds, allow more people to take part and adapt its grants to the needs of the participants. The Culture and Education Committee approved on Wednesday (20 February) the next generation Erasmus programme, proposing […]

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#Erasmus+ goes virtual

#Erasmus+ goes virtual

| March 21, 2018

Erasmus+, one of the EU’s iconic and most successful programmes, has added an online version to its mobility actions, to link more students and young people from European countries and the southern neighbourhood of the EU. The European Commission has launched Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, a project to promote intercultural dialogue and improve the skills of at […]

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The European Parliament celebrates 30 years of #Erasmus+

The European Parliament celebrates 30 years of #Erasmus+

Experiencing life abroad, making new friends and memories that last a lifetime… What does this remind you of? The Erasmus+ programme is not only about studying, it is about learning. Since its launch in 1987, more than nine million people have been able to study, work and volunteer abroad with the help of Erasmus grants […]

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