On 21 September, the EU Commission launched a new edition of the Erasmus+ app. The new app, available in all EU languages, gives every student a digital European Student Card that is valid throughout the EU.
European Universities Initiative
The 35 German universities and higher education institutions that are represented in existing European University Alliances published a joint statement on the full roll-out of the European Universities Initiative.
ACA Membership Event, 8 September 2021
This year, the annual ACA membership event takes place in a hybrid format on the question of how to deliver on inclusive, green and digital mobility.
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The European Commission has rejected the association of individual regions such as Scotland or Wales with Erasmus+. In Switzerland, on the other hand, the universities are calling for the negotiations to be reopened.
Erasmus Student Network www.esn.org
On 28 January 2021, the new Erasmus+ app was officially released. The launch of the app is part of the further shaping of a more digital, greener, more social and more inclusive Erasmus+ for the new generation of programmes from 2021-2027.
European Union, 2019
Which measures could make Erasmus+, Creative Europe and the European Solidarity Corps ‘greener’? As a rapporteur appointed by the CULT Committee of the European Parliament, Laurence Farreng addressed this question in a report.
On 11.11.2020, the negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached a compromise on the future EU budget after months of negotiations. The now available package deal foresees 23,4 Billion € for the Erasmus+ programme.
In its work programme for 2021, the Commission plans a global approach to research, innovation, education and youth in addition to clear priorities on digitalisation and climate change.
On 22 October, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the "Future of education in Europe against the background of the COVID 19 pandemic" with a large majority.
On 30 September, the European Commission presented its vision for the creation of a European Area of Education by 2025 and announced concrete measures to achieve it.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.