Objectives and structure of the program

Erasmus+ is the European Union's education program for 2014-2020. Erasmus+ promotes cooperation and mobility in all areas of education, training, sport and youth. Erasmus+ is the successor of the lifelong learning program - the Youth in Action Program and the others (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alpha, Edulink and others).


The main objectives of Erasmus+ are: to promote the development of tools for the recognition and validation of skills and qualifications (country and/or international). Ensure free dissemination and exploitation of project results. Promoting open access to educational materials, documents and data carriers created under the auspieces of the program.


Erasmus+ builds on previous programs in support of the international dimension. Above all, in the field of higher education and youth, emphasis on multilingualism and the teaching of foreign languages (it is a basic skill to provide young people with better chances on the labor market).


Types of the Key Actions:

The Erasmus+ already includes the activities of the already existing Jean Monnet and Sport programs. You can find a list of all activities and their detailed description in the Program Guide.


Erasmus + key actions and activities can involve program and partner countries. It is not always possible to involve everyone. The conditions for each action are always specified in the Program Guide.


Program countries:

  • EU Member States – 28 countries

  • Member States of the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein)

  • Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia


Partner countries:

  • Partner countries neighboring with the EU

  • Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldavia, Ukraine

  • Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia

  • Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia

  • Russia


Other partner countries:

  • Some Erasmus+ Key Events are open to any partner country from the world. For more information, see Part B of the Erasmus+ Guide.


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