Erasmus+ for Higher Education supports both international learning mobility and cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices in higher education.
Through the programme, participants have the opportunity to learn or teach abroad in their own field, improve their language proficiency, build networks and acquire other international skills, for example, by familiarising themselves with the culture of another country. These will benefit the participants both in the world of work and in the increasingly international society.
Learning mobility includes
- Student mobility for studies and traineeships (incl. blended mobility)
- Doctoral mobility (incl. blended mobility)
- Mobility of teachers and other higher education staff (incl. blended learning)
- Support for organising exchanges
- Support for organising blended intensive programmes
Learning mobility is also supported with additional grants and linguistic support
- Inclusion support, or additional grant support to make mobility possible for persons with fewer opportunities.
- Green travel grant, or an additional grant to encourage the use lower carbon emissions means of transport.
- Erasmus+ Online Language Support (OLS) for participants carrying out a mobility activity abroad.
Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
International development projects develop the quality of higher education and its relevance to the world of work, among other things.
Partnerships for cooperation and exchanges of practices
- Partnerships increase internationalisation and improve the quality of higher education. They are needs-based and goal-oriented projects in which innovative practices, materials and tools for teaching and learning can be developed. The relevance of higher education to the world of work can also be improved in the projects.
Partnerships for innovation
- Alliances promote the strategic cooperation of education, businesses and research, i.e. the key actors of the so-called knowledge triangle aimed at reforming education systems, identifying competence needs and producing the correct competence for the needs of future labour market in fields and sectors strategic from the point of view of Europe's sustainable growth and competitiveness.
- Forward-looking projects promote innovation, creativity, e-participation and social entrepreneurship in education. They also support forward-looking ideas based on European priorities, which have the potential of becoming mainstreamed and which give input for the development of education systems, all types of learning and the opportunities for participation in European society.
Partnerships for Excellence
- The Erasmus Mundus action supports the planning and implementation of high-quality degree programmes organised by several higher education institutions and including studies in at least two different countries.
- European Universities strengthens the quality, attractiveness and international competitiveness of European higher education and promotes European values and identity.
- The Erasmus+ Teacher Academies action is aimed at creating European partnerships in teacher education to develop the European and international outlook in teacher training.
- Projects under Capacity Building for Higher Education support reforms of higher education in Partner Countries outside the EU.
In addition, the Jean Monnet actions of the Erasmus+ programme promote high-quality teaching and research on the European Union everywhere in the world. Representatives of the higher education sector may also participate in selected European seminars and training courses (TCA) under the Erasmus+ programme.