About the Erasmus Programme

The Erasmus+ Programme is designed by European Commission to support the efforts of Programme Countries to efficiently use the potential of Europe’s human talent and social capital, while confirming the principle of lifelong learning by linking support to formal, non-formal and informal learning throughout the education, training and youth fields.

The European Funding programme in the field of education, training and youth work, and the Erasmus+ Programme enables individuals at all stages of their lives to boost their skills and employability across to Europe. The Programme also improves opportunities for cooperation and mobility with Partner Countries, notably in the fields of higher education and youth.

Who is Erasmus?

The Erasmus Programme is named after the Dutch philosopher Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, who lived in between 1465-1536. The pioneers of the Renaissance with emerging humanism current and Erasmus is one of the greatest representatives is considered to be a joint European art and science because of his contribution to the reunification and an appropriate name in the program with the impact of the educational philosophy of the age. Erasmus is the most important work as a traveler living in different European countries Throughout his life, " Praise of Folly" was written today also protect against the validity and bigotry is considered one of the most important works .

The Purpose of the Programme

ERASMUS+ Erasmus program is a European Union student Exchange Program which aims to encourage and support co-operation actions between higher education institutions across Europe.

The program supports higher education institutions to work together through intensive programs, networks and multilateral projects by facilitating the mobility of students and staff throughout the EU. The program aims the boost skills and employability of the student by supporting the modernization of teaching and training systems.

One of the other common purposes of the program is to ensure that skills and qualifications can be more easily recognized, within and across national borders. It promotes the development of European networks, providing opportunities for cooperation among Higher Education Intuitions and companies. This cooperation is notably will create positive effects on the employability of young people.

Who can attend ?

Erasmus program Lifelong Learning (LLP) program countries , including the members of the European Union of 27 countries , not members of the European Union European Economic Area members Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and candidate to be a member of the European Union, Turkey is open to the benefit of higher education institutions.

Countries adopted as a higher education institution concerned government agencies universities , institutes , academies and similar institutions , the European Commission Education and Culture Erasmus University Charter apply to the General Directorate - EUB ( Erasmus University Charter - EUC) if they are eligible , students of these institutions and staff  can benefit from the program.

As a result of the application EUB institutions LLP ( Lifelong Education ) program are entitled to benefit from the current period up to 2013 , covering the Erasmus program .