Erasmus+ is the EU program for education, training, youth and sport in Europe. With a budget of 14.7 billion euros, Erasmus+ offers the possibility for more than 4 million Europeans to study, train and gain experience abroad.
Scheduled until 2020, the Erasmus+ program is not limited to students. It brings together seven previous programs and is aimed at a wide range of people and organizations.
The Erasmus+ program guide presents detailed information on the possibilities offered, as well as on the admission criteria. There is also an indicative guide to the funding available for certain centralized actions.
Erasmus+ contributes to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social fairness and inclusion, and to the objectives of the Education and Training 2020 strategic framework.
Erasmus+ also aims to promote the sustainable development of partner countries in the field of higher education and to contribute to the objectives of the EU Youth Strategy.
The program covers the following themes:
Erasmus+ results can be found in reports and compendiums of statistics, as well as on the Erasmus+ projects platform, which provides information on most of the initiatives funded by the program and showcases good practices and testimonials.
Erasmus+ statistics are available on the «Statistics» page.
Education and training monitoring informs on progress towards achieving the benchmarks of the Education and Training 2020 strategic framework.
A series of interactive maps also helps track progress.
The Youth Scoreboard provides information on the situation of young people in Europe.
The mid-term evaluation report of the Erasmus+ program (2014-2020), available in 23 languages, is based on various elements: the national reports presented by the countries participating in the programme, the evaluation reports drawn up by a external independent and other studies, such as the Erasmus impact study of 2014, the experience gained in the management of the program, as well as a million responses received from all interested parties.
The Commission will carry out a final evaluation of the program when it ends in 2020.
Further information is available in the evaluation reports of the Erasmus+ program.
You can find other reports and studies related to the program on the website of the Publications Office of the European Union.
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