Tag: Erasmus+

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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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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