Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport.
Education, training, youth and sport are key areas that support citizens in their personal and professional development. High quality, inclusive education and training, as well as informal and non-formal learning, ultimately equip young people and participants of all ages with the qualifications and skills needed for their meaningful participation in democratic society, intercultural understanding and successful transition in the labour market.
Erasmus + programme puts efforts to contribute to more inclusive and cohesive, greener and digitally fit societies.
For the 2021 -2027 period, Erasmus+ has the following structure:
Erasmus + programme offers mobility and cooperation opportunities in the field of: higher education, vocational education and training, school education (incl. early childhood education and care), adult education, youth and sport.
Mobilities strengthen employability, make education and training systems more accessible and efficient, promote the growth of a knowledge society, and strengthen European identity and citizenship. Mobilities provide valuable life-skills and international experience that boosts individual`s personal, professional and academic development. Disadvantaged groups continue to be relatively less likely to participate in international mobilities, even though they stand to gain most from them. Making mobility more inclusive requires additional efforts for the preparation of disadvantaged mobility participants. This is because such learners typically face multiple (often mutually reinforcing) challenges and constraints that prevent them from fully benefiting from the experience. Achieving this task requires developing suitable training resources to prepare disadvantaged learners for implementing and benefiting from mobility.