Erasmus Mundus master programmes’ challenges and successes discussed at coordinators’ meeting

Erasmus Mundus masters’ programmes have had a significant role in development of joint programmes on European and national level already for almost 20 years. This brings the programme actors to...

Grant for Erasmus Mundus Design Measures awarded to a Finnish higher education institution for the first time

In the 2022 Erasmus Mundus application round, funding was applied for Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters (EMJM) and Erasmus Mundus Design Measures (EMDM). Applications were received from across the world...

Vocational institutions modify their EU projects in support of Ukrainians – Sedu and Taitotalo rolled up their sleeves

Erasmus+ projects can be modified to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine. Taitotalo and Seinäjoki Joint Municipal Authority for Education (Sedu) use their project grants to hire Ukrainian experts to support the integration of other Ukrainians at the institutions.

More opportunities for learning in another EU country? - Have your say on the future of learning mobility!

The European Commission is preparing a Commission’s proposal for Council Recommendation on learning mobility during 2023. The aim of the upcoming proposal is to normalise learning periods in another EU country for everyone.

Finnish higher education institutions developing future solutions for digitalisation, sustainable development and the marine industry

The aim of the Erasmus+ programme’s Forward-looking Projects is to foster innovation, creativity and virtual participation, as well as social entrepreneurship. In 2022, funding was available in three different project lots: vocational education and training (VET), adult learning and projects with cross-sectoral priorities. Among the funded projects were three that included Finnish higher education institutions as partners.

Cooperation and a practical approach are keys to learning environmental sustainability

Climate change and the loss of biodiversity are huge challenges faced by humanity. Solving them requires cooperation at different levels. The report published by the European Commission showcases proven approaches to developing education for environmental sustainability within Erasmus+ projects.

Share your experience on supporting Ukrainian refugees in the adult learning sector

The Russian invasion in Ukraine has continued soon one year leaving nearly eight million people to flee the war in their home country. Tens of thousands of refugees have since entered Finland to...

Projects coordinated by Finnish higher education institutions performed well in the Erasmus+ Capacity Building application round

The total amount of funding granted in the 2022 application round was approximately EUR 100 million. The total number of valid applications submitted by the deadline was 429, of which 33% were granted...

Funding to 14 Finnish organisations from Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation

The application round for Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation ended on 7 September 2021. A total of 317 applications were submitted in the whole Europe. Fourteen organisations from Finland were granted funding, two of them as coordinators of a project and the others in the role of a project partner.

The summer club organised to Ukrainian schoolchildren in Seinäjoki was a heart-warming success story

Seinäjoki organised a summer club for the Ukrainian children who have fled the war. The rapid launch of the summer club demonstrated the agility of the municipal organisation and a willingness to help. Project funding from Erasmus+ was provided as background support when ongoing projects were encouraged to adapt their activities to support the Ukrainians.
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