Irish HEIs feature in ErasmusPlus Calls 2017

By eurireland Tuesday, 28th March 2017 | 0 comments
Irish higher education institutions feature among the applicants for support under three separate actions of the Erasmus+ Programme.  The Irish National Agency at the HEA has been active in promoting these initiatives within the higher education sector.

Commission launches the 2017 European Capital of Innovation contest

By eurireland Monday, 27th March 2017 | 0 comments
Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation has launched the third edition of the European Capital of Innovation prize. This contest will reward the European city that is building the best 'innovation ecosystem', connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business.

MU European Masters in Dependable Software Systems programme open for applications.

By eurireland Wednesday, 15th March 2017 | 0 comments
The European Masters in Dependable Software Systems at Maynooth University offers students the chance to study at MU in Ireland, University of St. Andrews in Scotland or University of Lorraine in France on a double Master’s programme, obtaining a double MSc at the end of two years. Tuition is through the English language.

Erasmus Charter Call 2017 - Deadline 31 March 2017 Reminder

By eurireland Tuesday, 14th March 2017 | 0 comments
The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE 2018) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Institutions will be able to find all relevant information on the call on the website of EACEA via the following link.

European Solidarity Corps Update

By eurireland Friday, 10th March 2017 | 0 comments
Three months after the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) was launched and interested young Europeans could start to sign up, accredited organisations that will provide solidarity placements can now use the database to find potential employees, trainees or volunteers for their activities.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: support for 100,000 excellent researchers

By eurireland Tuesday, 7th March 2017 | 0 comments
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, said: "On the eve of International Women's Day, I am especially proud that the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions pay particular attention to gender balance, with more than 40% of fellowships awarded to female scientists.”

Korean Government Scholarship Programme

By eurireland Tuesday, 7th March 2017 | 0 comments
The Korean Government Scholarship Programme invites applications from candidates in Ireland. This is a three year scholarship programme for outstanding international candidates.

Ireland a top 10 destination for UK Erasmus Students

By eurireland Monday, 6th March 2017 | 0 comments
According to a UK Universities report, Ireland is the 10th most popular destination for Erasmus+ students albeit the absolute number is modest.  The report entitled "Gone International: Mobility works" identifies France as the top destination on 36% (4805 students) with Ireland accounting for 1.1% (140).

A look back at 30 years of Erasmus

By eurireland Friday, 3rd March 2017 | 0 comments
The Erasmus programme was built on a pilot scheme from 1981-1986 and was adopted on 17 June 1987.  Ireland was among the 11 countries that launched the programme 30 years ago.

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