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#EUelections2019 - Erasmus +

Event date: 24/04/2019

#EUelections2019 - Erasmus +

On 28 March, Parliament approved the next Erasmus+ programme for 2021-2027.

Erasmus+ is an EU programme supporting opportunities for education, training, young people and sport in Europe. It started as a student exchange programme in 1987, but since 2014 it also offers opportunities for teachers, trainees and volunteers of all ages. More than nine million people have taken part in the Erasmus+ programme over the last 30 years and nearly 800,000 people benefited from the programme in 2017 alone. The programme currently covers 33 countries (all 28 EU countries as well as Turkey, North Macedonia, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and is open to partner countries across the world.

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During the plenary session (25-28 March 2019) in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs debate Erasmus, the Union programme for education, training, youth and sport.

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During the EP Committee on Culture and Education (CULT), MEPs vote on the legislative report: Erasmus: the Union programme for education, training, youth and sport, in the EP in Brussels. Statement by Milan ZVER (EPP, SI), rapporteur.

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