The Erasmus+ program ensures that Europe can continue to grow and improve in a viable way. This is crucial for our future. This is why Erasmus+ supports education, training and volunteering for a sustainable economy.
In December 2016, the European Commission launched the European Solidarity Corps, just two months after President Jean-Claude Juncker announced its creation. As the President stated in his 2016 speech of the State of the Union:
The Erasmus programme started as a modest mobility programme for higher-education students in 1987, with only 3200 students enrolling in its first year. The Erasmus programme has now become an emblematic programme benefiting almost
The Erasmus+ Programme opens a door to a world of employment opportunities. Volunteering also boosts participants’ possibilities to find a job, as three out of four employers value such experience. Self-confidence, adaptability and stronger