Hebron University - Introduction

What is Erasmus+?

Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe.
 

It has an estimated budget of €26.2 billion. This is nearly double the funding compared to its predecessor programme (2014-2020).

The 2021-2027 programme places a strong focus on social inclusion, the green and digital transitions, and promoting young people’s participation in democratic life.

It supports priorities and activities set out in the European Education Area, Digital Education Action Plan and the European Skills Agenda. The programme also

  • supports the European Pillar of Social Rights
  • implements the EU Youth Strategy 2019-2027
  • develops the European dimension in sport

Opportunities

Erasmus+ offers mobility and cooperation opportunities in

  • higher education
  • vocational education and training
  • school education (including early childhood education and care)
  • adult education
  • youth
  • and sport

Detailed information on these opportunities, including eligibility criteria, is available in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

Outcomes

The outcomes of Erasmus+ are available in reports and compendia of statistics, as well as through the Erasmus+ Projects Platform. This includes most of the initiatives funded by the programme and a selection of good practices and success stories.

 

Key Actions are:

  • International Credit Mobility Key Action 1 (ICM KA1):

Erasmus+ offers opportunities for students to study and staff to teach or train in higher education institutions (HEIs) within and beyond Europe. It also makes the same opportunities available for staff and students from countries beyond Europe to come to participating HEIs in Europe. This is known as International Credit Mobility and is an activity under Key Action 1 Mobility.

  •  Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD):

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) are international Master study programmes delivered by a consortium of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) from different countries and where relevant other partners with specific expertise and interest in the study programme.

  • Capacity Building for Higher Education Key Action 2 (CBHE KA2):

The actions under KA2 make it possible for organisations from different participating countries to work together, to develop, share and transfer best practices and innovative approaches in the fields of education, training and youth.

  • Jean Monnet - Activities:

Jean Monnet Activities are designed to promote excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide. The activities also foster the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers, in particular with the aim of enhancing governance of EU policies.

European Union studies comprise the study of Europe in its entirety with particular emphasis on the European integration process in both its internal and external aspects. The discipline also covers the role of the EU in a globalised world and in promoting an active European citizenship and dialogue between people and cultures.

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