Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects can support those who have fled the war in Ukraine

The European Union enables Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps project beneficiaries to support Ukrainians currently fleeing and affected by the war.

Updated 3 March: Impact of Russia's attack on Ukraine on ongoing projects and international mobility in EU programmes

Due to the crisis in Ukraine, the force majeure clause can be applied to ongoing projects and mobility activities funded by the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes.

Instructions for early childhood education and care, schools and educational institutions on how to process the Ukraine crisis with children and young people

Events like the Ukraine crisis shock us all. The media reporting about the matter can confuse and frighten children and young people in particular. Early childhood education and care, schools and educational institutions play a crucial role alongside homes in restoring the feeling of safety and security of children and young people. Children and young people should also be protected from the flood of war news – events that are happening far away, but nevertheless shock us as well.

32 700 applicants to higher education institutions’ English-taught study programmes and art study programmes

A record number of applicants participated in this spring’s first joint application to higher education: the number is approx. 10 000 more than the number of applicants in the corresponding joint application last spring. There are also 500 more study places available.

COVID-19 reduced the number of student exchanges in higher education also in the autumn term

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict student mobility in higher education as the number of outgoing and incoming students in Finland remained clearly lower than normal in autumn 2021. The spring term is anticipated to be slightly better.

HEI ICI programme provides effective results in the strengthening of teaching in higher education institutions of developing countries

The development cooperation programme HEI ICI (Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument) supports cooperation projects between HEIs in Finland and HEIs in developing...

Joint application to English-taught programmes begins January 5

The first joint application of the spring to universities and universities of applied sciences (UAS) begins on Wednesday the 5th of January at 8:00 and ends on Wednesday, the 19th of January at 15:00. The application form can be filled at No registration or login is required in order to apply.

International mobility at higher education institutions is gradually getting back to normal

Compared to the year before, the volume of international mobility at higher education institutions is set to increase in autumn semester 2021. This is one of the findings of a survey addressed by the...

Finnish National Agency for Education enhances work that supports integration

Supporting the integration of immigrants, developing the teaching and education of learners with an immigrant background and building a diverse society play an important role in reaching these goals...

Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finnish National Agency for Education: Centre of Expertise in Education and Development to help in resolving the global learning crisis

The Centre of Expertise, newly established under the Finnish National Agency for Education (EDUFI), will strengthen Finland’s role in resolving the global learning crisis. The Centre will facilitate the deployment of Finnish education sector expertise in development cooperation and support efforts to strengthen equitable and inclusive quality education in developing countries. At the same time, it will also facilitate the engagement of Finnish actors in the education sector in development cooperation assignments
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