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European Skills Index

European Skills Index

The ESI measures countries’ “distance to the ideal” performance. This ideal performance is chosen as the highest achieved by any country over a period of 7 years. The ideal performance is scaled to be 100 and the scores of all countries are then computed and compared to that. For the index as a whole Malta ...
Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-27 – new call published

Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-27 – new call published

The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021 – 2027 Call has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) provides the general quality framework for European and international cooperation activities which a higher education institution may carry out within Erasmus+. Being awarded an ECHE for the 2021 – ...
The corrigendum to the 2020 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and the Programme Guide are published

The corrigendum to the 2020 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and the Programme Guide are published

On the 26th February 2020 the corrigendum to the 2020 Erasmus+ Call and the 2020 Erasmus+ Programme Guide were published. The corrigenda introduce relevant changes related to : the status of the United Kingdom for the purpose of this Erasmus+ 2020 Call for Proposals, as a follow up of Brexit. the introduction of an additional ...
Coronavirus – exceptional measures with regard to Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects

Coronavirus – exceptional measures with regard to Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects

In the context of the measures taken by the Italian Government to contain the spread of the Coronavirus infection in Northern Italy, the following measures are to be considered fully applicable to any mobility in affected areas of programme and partner countries where the virus is detected and which are considered at risk. Erasmus+ beneficiaries ...
Deadline Extended

Deadline Extended

Due to the technical issues affecting the application forms, and after analysis of the options, the European Commission has extended the call 2020 round 1 deadline from 5 February to 11 February at 12h00 Brussels time. ...
UK participation in Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps

UK participation in Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps

With the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement by both the UK and the European Parliament, Brexit will come into effect as of 01/02/2020. The transition period will end on 31/12/2020. The Withdrawal Agreement foresees UK participation in the current 2014-2020 programmes, including Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps, until the closure of the programmes, meaning ...
How will Brexit impact the Erasmus+ programme?

How will Brexit impact the Erasmus+ programme?

The EU and the UK have agreed to postpone the date of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU until 1 February 2020, unless a Withdrawal Agreement is ratified before that date, in which case the UK will withdraw on the first day of the month following that ratification. If by the time of ...