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Joint statement: ‘European Court of Human Rights fails students with disabilities’

Joint statement: ‘European Court of Human Rights fails students with disabilities’

| July 10, 2019

Ştefan Stoain sits alone in his classroom Ruling against Ştefan Stoian fails to protect the right to education of learners with disabilities, and blames their parents instead. For years Ştefan Stoain was carried on his mother’s back so he could attend his class on a second-floor classroom. On several occasions Ştefan was refused support by […]

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Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

| July 12, 2018

Dorms and university-run student housing used to be the main options for students looking for accommodation when studying abroad or in a new city. Dorms are relatively easy to find even today, mainly because top universities continue to provide them for new and existing students. In reality, however, more students now live in private accommodation […]

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#Erasmus30: ‘Europe celebrates 30 years of the Erasmus programme’

#Erasmus30: ‘Europe celebrates 30 years of the Erasmus programme’

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani are leading the 30th anniversary celebrations for the Erasmus programme at the European Parliament in Strasbourg today. Between 2014 and 2020 the Erasmus+ programme that will support more than 4 million people to study, train and volunteer abroad. To celebrate the 30th birthday the […]

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Initiative gives #Erasmus+ students the chance to win free travel

Students in Europe will be encouraged to travel throughout different EU Countries under the Move2Learn, Learn2Move initiative. It will give a chance to 5,000 young citizens to study in different countries while traveling sustainably. The initiative was linked with the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme and will focus on increased student mobility as well […]

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EU budget: Parliament urges member states to pay up and do a deal

EU budget: Parliament urges member states to pay up and do a deal

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

MEPs were disappointed that no deal had been struck with the Council on topping up the EU’s 2014 budget and a new budget for 2015, they said in a debate on Tuesday (25 November). They urged EU member states to muster the political will to tackle the ever-growing pile of unpaid bills for 2014. Talks […]

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EU budget: First 2014, then 2015, say Budgets Committee MEPs

EU budget: First 2014, then 2015, say Budgets Committee MEPs

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Giving the European Union a budget must take priority over redistributing resources to member states, said Budgets Committee MEPs on Tuesday (11 November), after a third fruitless effort to engage the Council of Ministers in budgetary negotiations within the official deadline. MEPs want the most urgent bills for 2014 to be settled before discussing the […]

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Record-breaking number of students take part in Erasmus programme

Record-breaking number of students take part in Erasmus programme

Erasmus keeps getting bigger and better! In 2012-2013 a record-breaking 270,000 students took part in one of the popular EU programmes for studying or training abroad. And the numbers are expected to rise even further in the future as the European Parliament backed the new and improved Erasmus+ programme that kicks off this September. What […]

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