Programme impact

Impact assessment is the process of examining the effect of Erasmus+ activity on individuals, organisations and society. The effects could be positive or negative, intentional or accidental, short or long-term.

Why assess impact?

Looking at the impact of the programme on organisations and individuals helps us judge whether Erasmus+ has been successful or not, to what extent and in what way. It can help us manage the programme, support applicants and beneficiaries and support future programme and policy development.

Programme evaluation activities

We have developed a UK Erasmus+ logic model to explain what Erasmus+ intends to achieve in the UK and how. 

On an ongoing basis we are publishing programme statistics showing key figures about the distribution of applications, projects and funding around the UK.

The UK National Agency conducts research and evaluation, often in cooperation with National Agencies from other countries. More information about this and other Erasmus+ research and evaluation is under the dropdown bar below. 

Impact evidence

These resources provide an insight into the impact of Erasmus+ in the UK. They often include copies of research tools, such as questionnaires or interview guides, that projects may find useful in their impact assessment.


Higher education



Vocational education and training

Supporting programme beneficiaries

We have developed our own Impact+ Exercise to help applicants and projects think about their impact. You can find it on our Impact and Evaluation page for beneficiaries along with other useful documents and links.