Presentation on theme: "1 Erasmus+ (2014 – 2020) The International Dimension - Support to Modernisation and Internationalisation Fourth Bologna Policy Forum Yerevan, Armenia,"— Presentation transcript:
1 Erasmus+ (2014 – 2020) The International Dimension - Support to Modernisation and Internationalisation Fourth Bologna Policy Forum Yerevan, Armenia, 14-15 May 2015
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Policy Context (I) European agenda for modernisation of higher education Contribution of higher education to growth More graduates, better equipped and more employable Better governance and more efficient funding
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Policy Context (II) The internationalisation agenda Improve quality and attractiveness Mobility is a must: needs quality framework, recognition tools, supportive visa procedures Mobility is not enough: need for a holistic approach Strategies to develop international partnerships, joint degrees, digital learning, "internationalisation at home"
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ EU - International ERASMUS+ Erasmus Grundtvig Leonardo Comenius Youth in Action Erasmus Mundus Tempus Alfa Edulink 2007-2013 2014-2020 1 Learning Mobility 2 Co-operation 3 Policy support Jean Monnet Sport EU - EU
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ ACHIEVEMENTS OF PREVIOUS PROGRAMMES At individual level: Academic staff took advantage of professional development opportunities & peer-to-peer contacts Administrative staff benefitted from training Students appreciated mobility opportunities and developed valuable skills for employability
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ ACHIEVEMENTS OF PREVIOUS PROGRAMMES At institutional level: Quality improved and development of curricula Necessary equipment provided for communications and laboratories University governance and management reformed Links between HE institutions and the labour market fostered. Cross-departmental/faculty working on projects helped break down barriers Internationalisation of institutions and strategies International recognition through mobility mechanisms
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ ACHIEVEMENTS OF PREVIOUS PROGRAMMES At national/systemic level: Better links between higher education and society Higher education policies and legal frameworks developed Convergence of higher education systems and policies with EU ones Regional cooperation promoted
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ International Co-operation between Programme Countries & Partner Countries Programme CountriesPartner Countries EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom Other programme countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Western Balkans Eastern Partnership Countries Southern Mediterranean Countries Russian Federation Asia Central Asia Latin America ACP – Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Gulf Cooperation Countries Other Industrialised Countries
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Erasmus+ International Actions (I) Degree mobility: excellence, attractiveness of European HE, support to Joint Master Degrees, high level scholarships to attract talent. Capacity building: support partner countries in modernising and reforming their HE systems and institutions. Funding of Joint Projects and Structural Projects.
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Erasmus+ International Actions (II) Credit mobility: student and staff mobility, Erasmus-type, incoming and outgoing mobility. Jean Monnet: promoting excellence in teaching and research in EU studies. Support to courses, research, conferences, networking activities, and publications.
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Erasmus+ International Dimension 135,000 student & staff exchanges with Partner countries over 7 years Joint Master Degrees: 25,000 students 1,000 Capacity Building Projects with 150 Partner countries
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Management Centralised management through Executive Agency in Brussels – degree mobility, capacity-building and Jean Monnet Decentralised management through National Agencies set up in programme countries – credit mobility
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Who can apply Joint Masters & Credit mobility: Only HEIs in Programme countries. Capacity building & Jean Monnet Both Programme and Partner countries.
Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Useful Information E+ international dimension http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/international-cooperation/international- mobility_en.htm National Agencies http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/national-agencies/ National Erasmus+ Offices (enlargement/neighbourhood) https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/contacts/national-erasmus-plus-offices_en