Direction for the career from SIMHE guidance – A journalist and an administrative worker gained new ideas from career guidance

SIMHE guidance helps highly educated immigrants in Finland to integrate into society. This often happens through training and employment, like in the case of Anna Jarovaja and Elodie Magnier.

The Scholar Rescue Fund brings scholars threatened or persecuted in their home country to Finland

The first Finnish universities to host SRF scholars – the University of Turku, the University of Helsinki and Aalto University – have carried out pioneering work in welcoming scholars from conflict...

Number of higher education students’ mobility periods abroad not as high as during peak years – universities and universities of applied sciences developing in different directions in terms of mobility

In 2023, higher education students in Finland completed a total of just over 10,000 mobility periods abroad, counting both long-term and short-term periods. Compared to the previous year, the total number of mobility periods completed increased by 21%, or 1,750 periods. The data was collected by Vipunen – Education Statistics Finland.

Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation funding supports 17 Finnish organisations

In the 2023 application round, a record 37 projects were funded at the European level. Finland's participation includes a wide range of actors: higher education institutions, vocational education and training institutions, organisations, companies, and a wellbeing services county.

From Tanzania and Turkey to teach in Finland – holders of a higher education degree in education received help with bureaucracy from SIMHE services

Highly educated people moving to Finland often do not know how to have their degree recognised so that they could look for work in their own field. The SIMHE services have helped ECEC and mathematics teachers to find employment in the field of education.

From Ukraine to Finland to work in the field of medicine – SIMHE services helped a doctor and a dentist find employment

Surgeon Rashid Khan learned the Finnish language in Ukraine and found work with the help of the SIMHE training. Dentist Iryna Daniuk in turn came to Finland and SIMHE helped her to get the documents ready and the studies under way.

Funding for global cooperation awarded to several Finnish actors

The results of the 2023 application round for Erasmus+ Capacity Building projects showcase Finnish actors strengths in global cooperation in higher education, vocational education and training (VET) and sport.

Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes increase the capacity of Finnish higher education institutions to participate in international joint degree programmes

The European Commission has granted funding for Erasmus Mundus projects. Erasmus Mundus Master's programmes are high-quality, international joint degree programmes organised by several universities. Through these programmes, the quality, innovation, and internationalisation of European higher education are developed.

14 Finnish organisations receive funding for strategic cooperation under the Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation

In the 2022 application round of the Erasmus+ Alliances for Innovation, a significant number of promising projects were selected for funding. A total of 62 million euros was awarded for alliances.

Erasmus+ for higher education: Application deadlines and information events for applicants for Call 2024

The European Commission has published the 2024 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. This page contains information on the application deadlines and application guidance sessions for Erasmus+ activities in the higher education sector.
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