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...

How students develop personally through experiences during their studies? Participate in the Campus International survey!

The questionnaire includes questions on student’s background, personality traits and behavior. The survey is therefore also an opportunity to learn about yourself. The participants reply the...

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.

Results of the pilot call Erasmus+ European Universities for legal status and joint European Degree label are published

10 Erasmus+ projects will pilot new forms of transnational cooperation between higher education institutions. Each selected pilot project can receive a budget of up to 200 000€. Total budget of the...

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.

Experiences: From Egypt to Jyväskylä

Egyptian Mohamed Hamdi studied in Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences for four months as part of the Erasmus+ programme. The exchange was an educational experience in many ways.

Focus on Africa event attracted a large number of participants

The importance of collaboration with African countries is growing in the youth and education sectors. With this in mind, the Finnish National Agency for Education organised a webinar entitled Focus on Africa on 9 December 2021, which highlighted the growing strategic focus and widening cooperation opportunities arising out of collaboration with African countries in the education and youth sectors.

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...
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