11/29/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/29/2023 06:01
On 28 November 2023, European Commission launched the calls for proposals under Erasmus+ call for 2024, following the adoption of the 2024 Annual Work Programme. With an increased budget of €4.3 billion for next year, Erasmus+ will continue to support transnational experiences of school pupils, students in higher education and vocational education and training. The programme also offers opportunities to adult learners, educators and staff, and young people in non-formal learning programmes.
Cooperation activities under Erasmus+ will continue to bring people and organisations together to work on the Programme's four overarching key priorities: inclusion, active citizenship and democratic participation, green and digital transitions.
Erasmus+ will also continue its key role in promoting common EU values. All programme beneficiaries and the activities they implement will comply and promote the values of human dignity and rights, freedom, democracy, equality, and the rule of law.Erasmus+ will continue to stand with Ukraine, through projects that can, for instance, encourage incoming learning mobility, empower people fleeing the country with new skills, help to fighting against disinformation, or promote the integration of refugees into a new educational system.
In total, 35 calls have been opened for the participation of Ukrainian organizations as partners working in the fields of education, youth and sports. This year, two new actions - Capacity Building of Youth and Sport were opened for participation of organizations from Ukraine, as well as in 9 others - in the field of higher education.Background information:
Erasmus+ is the European Union Programme that aims to support, through lifelong learning, the educational, professional and personal development of people in education, training, youth and sport, in Europe and beyond. It provides opportunities for learning mobility, projects and partnerships, policy development and cooperation. The Programme is inclusive for people of all ages and backgrounds and open to different types of organisations.