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Erasmus 30 Competition

By eurireland Monday, 20th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

Advisory from EC re Crimea

By eurireland Friday, 17th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

Erasmus Mundus Conference Report Published

By eurireland Monday, 13th February 2017 | 0 comments
"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."

University of Luxembourg offering loan support to incoming Master Students

By eurireland Friday, 10th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

ESN Survey on Students with Disability

By eurireland Thursday, 9th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

Nearly 700,000 student benefited worldwide under ErasmusPlus in 2015

By eurireland Wednesday, 8th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

Eurydice Report on evidence-based policy-making

By eurireland Wednesday, 8th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

By eurireland Wednesday, 8th February 2017 | 0 comments
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.

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