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 8917 or 0161 957 7891 (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 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 677 million euro in funding to 4,796 projects. So far over 128,000 participants have been 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.

LFE: Changing the lives of released footballers
Ysgol Heol Goffa: Creating links with international partners
Virginia: Forging a new career thanks to Erasmus+