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Erasmus+ The EU Program for Education, Youth and Sports (2014-2020)

--> "JKU Guide for Erasmus+ Projects" in Intranet (access to JKU employees only): The Erasmus+ program has been carried out in the "Participant Portal" since 2014 - we have summarized JKU specific information on it in a JKU guide for Erasmus+ projects. The guide is updated regularly and available in Intranet, Research Support.

Erasmus+ aims to play a key role in achieving the "Strategy Europe 2020" program objectives. The program contributes to the international direction and modernization of higher education systems and created synergies by integrating cooperation efforts within partner countries and collaborating with other regions around the world.
In Austria, the area of Education will be supervised and managed by the OeAD (Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research).

Erasmus+ integrates all areas of general and professional education as well as EU funded youth programs thereby providing new funded opportunities in sports. The following programs have been incorporated into Erasmus+ :

  • Lifelong Learning (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius, Grundtvig)
  • Jugend in Aktion
  • Joint Programs: Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink, programs for collaboration with industrial countries

Erasmus+ Supports:

  1. Learning Mobility Programs for Individuals
  2. Joint programs to support innovation and good practices
  3. Support political reform

Participating Countries

  • Member countries of the European Union
  • EFTA countries Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein
  • Turkey and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Third countries, particularly those neighboring EU countries

Erasmus+ Opportunities

  • General and Professional Education: Schools, universities, professional workshops and continual education programs, adult education programs, Jean Monnet.
  • Youth: Mobility for young people, partnerships for young people.
  • Sport: Sports in the Erasmus+ program.