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Erasmus +

Erasmus+ is the new EU funding programme for education, training, youth and sport 2014-2020.

Erasmus+ combines previous funding programmes including the Lifelong Learning Programme (Comenius, Leonardo, Erasmus, Grundtvig and Transversal Programmes), Youth in Action, Jean Monnet, Tempus and Erasmus Mundus.

Key Points

  • Helps young people to acquire additional skills through studying & training abroad
  • Enhances teaching quality in the EU and beyond
  • Supports Member States and partner countries in modernising their education and vocational training systems
  • Promotes youth participation in society
  • Supports teaching and research on European integration
  • Supports European grass-roots sport

Who will benefit from Erasmus+?

Up to 4 million people will benefit from EU grants for education & training opportunities abroad between 2014 and 2020, which is nearly double the number who are currently eligible for these supports.

Funding Opportunities

Find the latest funding opportunities in the UK

You will also find all the information about the programme, how to apply for it and project support on the UK website of Erasmus Plus.

Go to the Commission's Erasmus Plus website

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