The EC has launched a competition in the framework of Erasmus 30, to invite former participants to programmes (including Comenius, Grundtvig, Leonardo, etc...) to share their stories, and perhaps win a travel voucher. Please share your story.
Dublin has been named as the 31st Best Student cities of 125 surveyed in the latest QS Rankings - a jump of 6 places on 2016. The world's Best Student City according to the survey is Montreal.
Handbook for Higher Education Institutions - Feb 2017
The European Commission has advised that "As part of the EU's non-recognition policy of the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, Crimean entities are not eligible to participate in Erasmus+, the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport.
"Over the last 10 years, we have supported more than 300 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree courses and we have provided nearly 19.000 scholarships to students from nearly 200 different nationalities." The comment was made by Brian Holmes, Director of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in Brussels which has published a report entitled 'Mastering Joint Excellence under Erasmus Mundus: conclusions of the conference on Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees."
Since 1987, Erasmus has supported 87,600 beneficiaries from Ireland. Figures released to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark EU Programme reveal the following breakdown:
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed an Erasmus+ guarantee agreement with the University of Luxembourg – as the first university in Europe to take this step. The university is offering repayment facilities (equivalent to loans) for its Master courses to some 300 incoming students, allowing deferred payment of the registration fees and of their accommodation costs.
6,122 people from Ireland studied, trained or volunteered abroad under the Erasmus+ programme in 2014. A total of €11.63m was distributed by the two National Agencies - the Higher Education Authority and Léargas.
Erasmus Student Network is delighted to launch 2017 Questionnaire.
This year’s edition of the ESN survey is focused on (1) homecoming exchange students with disabilities and (2) students with disabilities without any mobility experience. It aims to explore the challenges and enablers of international exchange programmes for students with disabilities across Europe.
The ESNsurvey 2017 is open between 2nd of February - 15th of March, 2017 & takes about 25 minutes to fill in.
In 2015, Erasmus+ enabled 678,000 Europeans to study, train, work and volunteer abroad, more than ever before. In the same year, the EU invested €2.1 billion in over 19,600 projects involving 69,000 organisations. These are the main findings of the Erasmus+ Annual Report for 2015 published by the European Commission today. Results also show that the programme is well on track to meet its target of supporting 4 million people between 2014 and 2020.
The following languages will be available for the language assessment in 2017:
Nearly 64,000 individual mobilities have been supported under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobilitiy action in the first two years of the initiative 2015 and 2016.
Having a solid evidence base is essential for effective policy-making in the education sector. In practice the mechanisms used to support evidence-based policy-making differ significantly between countries.
EACEA has published the second call for the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme. The deadline for submission of project proposals is on 02/05/2017. European higher education institutions can participate as technical partners.