The Sleep Outdoors event provides nature experiences and togetherness

Most Finns are familiar with the Sleep Outdoors night. Now the event is being developed into a Nordic concept by means of an Erasmus+ Sport project. Nordic Night in Nature brings sustainable development close to ordinary people.

More accessible air travel – INCLAVI, an Erasmus+ project, enhances equality for persons with disabilities

Erasmus+ funding is making air travel more accessible for people with disabilities. Coordinated by Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, the INCLAVI project aims to improve training of aviation staff by raising their awareness of accessibility. The project involves representatives from the business world and disability organisations.

Exploration of internationalisation began from participants' own wardrobes

Groups of Finnish and Italian young people developed an Erasmus+ project around fast fashion. In addition to environmental issues, the project participants learned about internationalisation and culture in a way that would be less likely for them in normal life.

Experiencing Europe from different angles – Jean Monnet funding supports Otaniemi general upper secondary school and the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki

Jean Monnet funding, which is intended for the development of teaching, familiarises university students with current topics concerning Eastern Europe. Otaniemi general upper secondary school in turn develops innovative teaching methods to help to show the EU in a more interesting light to young people.

PROMISE for a sustainable future in mining through Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters

The University of Oulu has successfully launched the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Programme in Sustainable Mineral and Metal Processing Engineering (EMJM-PROMISE). Collaborating with esteemed international partners from academia, research, and industry, PROMISE is dedicated to preparing upcoming professionals in eco-friendly mineral processing techniques. Explore the insights of the Finnish programme coordinator!

Fostering Inclusion and Diversity Through Erasmus+ Cooperation Partnerships

Emmanuel Acquah, an associate professor in Minority Research at the Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies at Åbo Akademi University, served as the coordinator for both projects. He highlights the...

GreenVET increases green skills in vocational education and training

Environmental responsibility is not yet part of daily work in vocational education and training (VET) everywhere in Europe, even though students need green skills when entering working life. Savo Vocational College coordinates the GreenVETnet project, in which sustainable development skills are introduced in VET. The project received funding from the Erasmus+ programme.

The war put the Ukrainian partners' work in the maritime education project on hold but they soon returned to meetings on their mobiles

A Ukrainian maritime education unit remained involved in an Erasmus+ project even when the conflict drove teaching staff and students out of war-ravaged Kherson. The project produced online teaching materials and built a engine room simulator, providing the partner institutions with new opportunities for distance learning in the maritime field.

What is a student's greener exchange period abroad like?

International experience and competence are important in the global world. This is why good practical examples are needed of how an exchange period can be made more eco-friendly. Here's one example from the Erasmus+ programme.

Digital learning opportunities to Ghana: universities from Tampere, Tallinn and Accra collaborate on Erasmus+ project to tackle teaching challenges

When the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme launched its call for proposals for capacity building projects, Tampere University, Tallinn University and the Ghanaian universities – the University of Education, Winneba, and the University of Cape Coast – took the opportunity to participate. The proposal was successful, and the three-year project has now commenced.
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