Press room

The Erasmus+ UK National Agency is happy to help the media with information on our funding, beneficiaries and activities.

If you have a media enquiry about Erasmus+ in the UK, or would like to find out more about an Erasmus+ programme or project for publication or broadcast, please contact us: 0121 212 8822 or 029 2092 4322 (office hours). You can also email us.

We have a variety of resources on our website which can provide you with information on the reach and impact of the programme across the UK, along with inspiring case studies across different geographical locations and educational settings.

You can find our most recent press releases and other useful resources in the sidebar or by following the links below.

The status of the Erasmus+ programme in the UK

If you are interested in the UK’s continuing participation in the programme following the Referendum result of 2016, you can find our latest statement on our dedicated page.

Key facts and figures

Since the programme started in 2014 the UK National Agency has awarded 363 million euro in funding to 2,910 projects. Each year over 86,000 participants are able to undertake a mobility activity in another country to learn new skills, improve their employability, acquire life skills, and develop their confidence.

Full statistical reports are available from our statistics page. This includes an interactive map which allows you to look at funding across the different countries of the UK and different areas of the programme. We are also adding at-a-glance factsheets about the programme’s results – have a look at our latest additions to the series.

Erasmus+ stories

Looking for some inspiring Erasmus+ stories of the organisations and people behind the projects? Take a look below or visit our dedicated webpage for more stories across vocational education and training, adult education, youth, higher education and schools demonstrating the impact of funding and how the programme is changing participants' lives across the UK.

Apprentices
BAE Systems award-winning apprentices
Community
RNLI volunteers saving lives in the UK
Inclusion
Jack Kane Community Centre shaping young futures

30 years of Erasmus+

Did you know that 2017 marks 30 years of Erasmus+? We are collecting inspiring stories from UK participants whose lives have been changed by the programme, and can help you source relevant testimonies. Please get in touch