European Union (EU) Education, Training, Youth and Sports Program 2014 - 2020

Erasmus + recognizes the importance of broad, not limited to EU countries, international cooperation in the field of higher education. This program builds on the achievements of more than 25years of experience in European programs in the field of education, vocational training and youth, covering these areas both within Europe and in the field of international cooperation.

The program supports the international exchange of students, researchers and teachers,as well as international exchange of ideas and best practices among universities.

Erasmus + strives to become a more effective tool for meeting real needs in terms of human and social capital development in Europe and beyond.
Objectives of the Erasmus + program
Improve the quality of higher education and its compliance with the needs of the labor market and society
Help each participant develop the necessary skills, improve their professional level and deepen their understanding of other cultures
Improve the quality and level of internationalization of universities
Increase the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area for students
Support EU international higher education initiatives by providing full scholarships to the best students from all over the world
Increase the level of compensation and skills by developing new and innovative educational programs
Promoting regional and interregional integration and cooperation of different regions of the world through joint initiatives and exchange of best practices
Promoting innovation in teaching and research
Ensuring equal access to higher education, organization and planning of teaching, operational and strategic management of universities.
Mobility of training for individual participants
For more than 25 years, Europe has been funding the Erasmus program, which has enabled more than 3 million European students to master part of the study program at universities in other European countries. Now Erasmus + opens this opportunity for individuals and organizations in other parts of the world.Short-term mobility can be defined as a limited period of study or internship abroad (within the framework of study programs at a university in your home country), and credit units are awarded for this period. After a period of mobility, students return to their home country to complete their studies.
Key Actions

Key Action 1


  • Credit mobility:
International opening of Erasmus - greater mobility of students and staff between EU countries and outside the EU in both directions
  • Degree mobility:
Excellent quality joint master's programs offered by a consortium of EU and non-EU universities to attract the world's best students (INSIDE EU ONLY)
  • Student loan guarantee:
To improve power-law mobility in Europe

Key line of business 1

Credit mobility

(short-term mobility for obtaining loans that will be recognized at the home university)

  • On the development and employment opportunities of individuals (students, teachers)
  • Improving services for mobile students, quality of educational content, quality of teaching and institutional management
  • The development of interinstitutional Cooperation Agreements contributes to the development of recognition of foreign diplomas initially between universities and ultimately in the labor market.
Credit mobility of university students
  • Funded by two-way mobility at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral levels
  • Available to students from EU and partner countries for study and internship
  • All disciplines
  • Tuition Agreements must be signed between the student, the host and the sending institution
  • 3 to 12 months for classes
  • 2 to 12 months for internship (closed for partner countries for the first 2 years)
  • Each student can receive up to 12 months for each cycle of study
Credit mobility for university staff
  • Funded two-way mobility for teaching and internship
  • Open to staff from all EU countries and partner countries
  • 5 days to 2 months
  • Mobility agreements between staff, receiving and dispatching establishment must be signed prior to commencing mobility
  • 2 to 12 months for internship
Application rules for students required documents:
  • Application form
  • Resume / CV
  • Certificate from the place of study
  • Motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcript
  • A copy of the diploma of higher education, as well as its annexes (translated into English and certified by a notary)
  • Availability of a certificate of knowledge of English (TOEFL, IELTS)
  • Copy of the passport
* All documents must be translated into English

Application rules for employees:

Required documents:
  • Application form
  • Resume / CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Help from the place of work
  • Work plan
  • Availability of a certificate of knowledge of English (TOEFL, IELTS)
  • Copy of the passport
* All documents must be translated into English

Key line of business 1

Degree mobility

- Joint Master's Degrees:
- Highly integrated international master's programs delivered by a consortium of universities from EU and non-EU countries.
- Selected and supported by the European Commission
- Includes compulsory study period in two different countries
- Lead to the award of a general degree or several degrees

Key action 2

Higher Education Capacity Development Projects

(Projects of transnational cooperation between universities in

Program Countries and Partner Countries)

  • Supporting the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education in the Partner Countries
  • Creation of a platform for cooperation between the EU and the Partner Countries
  • Promoting voluntary convergence with EU development trends in higher education
  • Facilitating personal contacts
  • There are two types of capacity building projects in higher education: Joint Projects and Structural Projects.
  • Joint projects aim to achieve results that benefit the organizations directly involved in the project in the partner countries. Joint projects are usually aimed at:
  • development of educational programs;
  • modernization of the general and operational management of universities and their functioning;
  • strengthening relations between universities and their socio - economic environment.
Structural projects are aimed at:
  • reforming the higher education system at the national / regional level;
  • modernizing the governance of the higher education system and strengthening linkages between higher education institutions and the economic and social sector.
  • The participation of the ministries of education of the partner countries is expected in structural projects.

Erasmus +

Jean Monnet program

Aims at research related to the European Union to promote teaching and research on the European integration process within various disciplines.
European Union studies constitute the study of Europe as a whole, with particular emphasis on the process of European integration, both internal and external.
  • Promotion of excellence in teaching and research of the European Union around the world;
  • Strengthening the dialogue between the academic environment and politicians;
  • Equipping students and young professionals with knowledge of EU-related disciplines suitable for their academic and professional life and strengthening their civic skills;
  • Promoting innovative teaching and research (i.e. cross-sectoral and / or multi-disciplinary learning, open education, networking with other organizations);
  • Improving the quality of vocational training in EU-related disciplines.
Opportunities for participants, individuals:
  • Improving job opportunities, career prospects;
  • More active citizenship;
  • Support for young research scientists;
  • Increased opportunities for teachers.
Opportunities for organizations:
  • Increased capacity in teaching and research;
  • Improved and innovative curriculum;
  • Increase in financial resources;
  • Modern professional environment;
  • Promotion of young scientists and teachers;
  • Integration of best practices, new subjects across the EU.
Jean Monnet's program:
how does it work?
  • Providing grants for projects to promote best practice through:
  • Teaching and Research (modules, departments, centers of excellence);
  • Political debates with the academic environment (networks, projects);
  • Supporting the activities of institutions or associations.
Jean Monnet: how to apply?
  • The EU annually announces a call for proposals
  • Applications can be from any university or organization from any country in the world (active in the field of disciplines related to the EU
  • Only one university is required - the applicant
  • Project proposals are evaluated by experts based on their relevance, quality of compilation, quality of the team, impact and dissemination
  • Applications are made directly to the Executing Agency (EACEA)
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