Intended to last until 2020, the Erasmus + program offers opportunities not only for students. Summary of seven previous programs, it is aimed at a wide spectrum of people and organizations.
The Erasmus + program aims to contribute to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, employment, social equity and integration, as well as the ET2020 goals, the EU's strategic framework for education and training.
The program also aims to promote the sustainable development of its partners in the field of higher education and contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the EU Youth Strategy.
Among the specific topics addressed by the program:
- reduce unemployment, especially among young people
- promoting adult education, particularly with regard to the new skills and abilities required by the labor market
- encourage young people to participate in democratic life in Europe
- supporting innovation, collaboration and reforms
- reduce early school leaving
- promoting collaboration and mobility with EU partner countries.