Erasmus+ combines previous funding programmes including the Lifelong Learning Programme (Comenius, Leonardo, Erasmus, Grundtvig and Transversal Programmes), Youth in Action, Jean Monnet, Tempus and Erasmus Mundus.
- Helps young people to acquire additional skills through studying & training abroad
- Enhances teaching quality in the EU and beyond
- Supports Member States and partner countries in modernising their education and vocational training systems
- Promotes youth participation in society
- Supports teaching and research on European integration
- Supports European grass-roots sport
Who will benefit from Erasmus+?
Up to 4 million people will benefit from EU grants for education & training opportunities abroad between 2014 and 2020, which is nearly double the number who are currently eligible for these supports.