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This year to date under the 2016 Call, the UK National Agency has received more than 1,700 applications seeking funding for almost 232 million euro. We have updated our statistics webpage with the latest information in a new format.  The change in format has been prompted by a desire to promote greater awareness of what Erasmus+ is and what impact it has across the UK. We want the statistics we...
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In the second half of Erasmus+, from 2017-2020, there will be an increase in the amount of grant funding available. This is welcome news in the UK as we have seen interest in the programme grow and along with it the competition for funding. To prepare for this development, the UK National Agency is also adapting its approach to managing the Youth elements of Erasmus+, which means that from 1...
Survey on EU Youth Policy
The European Commission is seeking views on how European Union (EU) countries work together on policy for young people. This includes the mobility of young volunteers through initiatives such as European Voluntary Service.   This is an opportunity for organisations and individuals to give their views by responding to the survey. The survey takes around ten minutes to complete. The deadline for...
In the past few days there have been a number of events that highlight the threats faced both in Europe and indeed globally. From the terrorist attacks in Nice to the recent political unrest in Turkey we are reminded of the need to stay vigilant as we go about our lives. As a programme that involves a good deal of international mobility this is certainly true for those that participate in Erasmus...
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The Erasmus+ UK National Agency has published updated guidance on applying to take part in Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCA). The latest version is for TCA taking place between 1 July 2016 and 31 December 2016, and is now available to download on the TCA webpage. Please note that this guidance is only relevant for Erasmus+ TCA participants who are based in the United Kingdom. TCA...
There is no immediate change to the UK’s participation in the Erasmus+ programme following the EU referendum result and the UK National Agency will continue to manage and deliver the programme across the UK. All participants and beneficiaries should continue with their Erasmus+ funded activities and preparation for the published application deadlines in 2016 and 2017. This position is supported...
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency is holding free one-day workshops on the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET). The ECVET framework is a useful tool to recognise learning carried out on mobility as part of an Erasmus+ project. The workshops are designed for those with limited or no experience of ECVET. This includes organisations new to Erasmus+ considering...
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A second round of funding is available for the higher education International Credit Mobility (ICM) action. The deadline for applications is 11am (UK time) on 15 September 2016. The funding of almost €5.3m across  six ‘budget envelopes’ is open to all UK higher education institutions (HEIs) that hold the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education. This includes HEIs which applied in the first funding...
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Eurodesk UK has launched a Call for Partners to support the delivery and promotion of its services across the UK. The Eurodesk network is a recognised support structure under Erasmus+, and works closely with the Erasmus+ UK National Agency to provide information and guidance on Erasmus+ and other funding programmes to youth organisations and young people. Applications to join a network of...
It’s been four weeks since the launch of the formal EU referendum campaigns. Although the debate began long before, it’s now in full swing and dominating the news headlines. At the National Agency (NA) we’ve watched with keen interest as the programme has been highlighted on all sides. The views of participants, project organisers and many others have been aired on major TV and radio networks,...

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