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.

Student experiences of Erasmus+ mobility during the corona pandemic

Unexpected virtual and blended mobility According to the Erasmus+ programme’s EU Survey participant reports filled in by students after their mobility, many felt like this move online happened...

The 2022 calls for proposals for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes have been opened

The European Commission opened the calls for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme on 24 November 2021. In addition to the usual actions, the programme offers interesting new possibilities such as virtual exchanges in higher education and in the field of youth and DiscoverEU inclusion action which enables more and more youths to get to know Europe by train. The calls for proposals for the European Solidarity Corps programme was opened on 17 November 2021.

Impacts of the coronavirus on Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes

Impacts of the coronavirus on Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes

Responsible freetime enables swift return to normal conditions

With this communication, we would like to emphasize the importance of slowly getting back to a more open society and student life while following the recommendations from the national health...

Updated instructions regarding coronavirus for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes

As international activities resume in autumn 2021, circumstances dependent on the coronavirus pandemic continue to vary.

Mika Saarinen has been elected Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+

Mikko Nupponen, Director of the Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+, will retire. Mika Saarinen, Head of Unit, who has worked with the Erasmus+ program and its predecessor EU programs for 24 years, has been chosen as his successor. Saarinen will start in the new position on July 1, 2021.

Acquaint yourself with Erasmus+ projects funded in Finland between 2014 and 2020

Would you be interested to know the amount of Erasmus+ funding awarded to your municipality? Or what kind of Erasmus+ projects have the schools in your area carried out? Now you can view this kind of information in one place as the information on Erasmus+ projects funded between 2014 and 2020 and the funding awarded in Finland have been compiled on the EDUFI website.

International mobility: instructions for entry to Finland as of 7 June 2021

The instructions of the Finnish Border Guard to passengers regarding entry to Finland during COVID-19 pandemic have been updated. The instructions are valid as of 7 June 2021 and will continue until 27 June 2021.

News updated on 4 May: The first calls under the new Erasmus+ programme period have been opened

The European Commission opened the first calls for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme period 2021–2027 on 25 March 2021. The deadlines for learning mobility and Partnership for cooperation applications are in May. In addition to familiar actions, funding is also available for new actions that enhance European cooperation.
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