The new EU program ERASMUS+

Logo Erasmus+

Welcome to ERASMUS+ at University of Koblenz-Landau (D KOBLENZ02)


ERASMUS+ is a new EU program for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020.

The Erasmus+ program aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. Erasmus+ will support transnational partnerships among Education, Training, and Youth institutions and organisations to foster cooperation

In order to achieve its objectives, the Erasmus+ program implements the following Actions:

KEY ACTION 1 – MOBILITY OF INDIVIDUALS

Mobility of learners and staff: opportunities for students, trainees, young people and volunteers, as well as  for  professors,  teachers,  trainers,  youth  workers,  staff  of  education  institutions  and  civil  society organisations to undertake a learning and/or professional experience in another country;

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees;

Erasmus+  Master  Degree

KEY ACTION 2 – COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES

Transnational  Strategic  Partnerships  aimed  to  develop  initiatives  addressing  one  or  more  fields  of education  training  and  youth  and  promote  innovation,  exchange  of  experience  and  know-how  between different types of organisations involved in education, training and youth or in other relevant fields.

Knowledge Alliances between higher education institutions and enterprises which aim to foster innovation, entrepreneurship,  creativity,  employability,  knowledge  exchange  and/or  multidisciplinary  teaching  and learning;

Sector  Skills  Alliances  supporting  the  design  and  delivery  of  joint  vocational  training  curricula, programs and teaching and training methodologies, drawing on evidence of trends in a specific economic sector and skills needed in order to perform in one or more professional fields;

Capacity Building projects supporting cooperation with Partner Countries in the fields of higher education and  youth.

IT support platforms, such as eTwinning, the European Platform for Adult Learning (EPALE) and the European  Youth  Portal, offering virtual collaboration spaces, databases of opportunities, communities of practice  and  other  online  services  for  teachers,  trainers  and  practitioners  in  the  field  of  school  and  adult education as well as for young people, volunteers and youth workers across Europe and beyond.

KEY ACTION 3 – SUPPORT FOR POLICY REFORM

Knowledge  in  the  fields  of  education,  training  and  youth  for  evidence-based  policy  making  and monitoring in the framework of Europe 2020;

Initiatives for policy innovation to stimulate innovative policy development among stakeholders and to enable public authorities to test the effectiveness of innovative policies through field trials based on sound evaluation methodologies.

International Relations Office of the University of Koblenz-Landau  applies and manages ERASMUS+ funding as well as advices students and university staff on funding opportunities. More information on student and staff mobility you can find on our web page.

In December 2013 the University of Koblenz-Landau signed a new ERASMUS Charter, that regulates all the activities organized and implemented within the ERASMUS+ program.

Here you can find a current announcement on the student mobility funding.