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On 2 February, the European Commission announced the formal launch of the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe (2021 to 2027). Approximately 95.5 billion euros (in current prices) will be available for the programme over the next seven years - an increase of 30% compared to the previous programme.
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 a guest commentary in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, DAAD President Mukherjee pleads for more financial resources for the future Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027.
On 21 July, the European Heads of State and Government agreed on a common position with regard to the future EU budget. This is also an important milestone for the new Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027.
The German EU Council Presidency will have to adapt to the changed framework conditions caused by the coronavirus crisis.
The Committee for Education and Culture of the European Parliament is concerned about possible budget cuts for the 2021–2027 Erasmus+ programme generation. The committee chairwoman has issued two press releases criticising the current proposals of the European Council for the 2021–2027 EU budget.
The Erasmus+ budget reached a new record high in 2018 with 2,8 Billion EUR (an increase by 10% compared to the previous year), according to the annual report of the European Commission.
The European Commission published the call for proposals and the Erasmus+ Programme Guide on November 5. The planned total budget is around 3.2 billion euros.
The trilogue negotiations on the future Erasmus programme are ongoing. The crux of the negotiations between Council, Parliament and Commission is the European Parliament's call for more codetermination in programme development.
The annual report informs about the past year 2019: the priorities and most important initiatives of the EU in the field of higher education as well as the activities of the DAAD Brussels Office.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.