Erasmus+ is the European Union’s program for education, youth, and sport. Erasmus+ includes the existing EU programs for youth, sport and lifelong learning as well as the European programs in higher education.
Erasmus+ is a EU Programme, that can make a major contribution to help tackle socio-economic shifts. The Programme can make a positive contribution to the central challenges, Europe will be facing until the end of the decade and support the implementation of the Europe an policy agenda for jobs, growth, and social inclusion equity.
Fighting rising numbers of unemployment, especially among young people, has become one of the most important tasks for European governments. Many young people leave school before graduation, running a high risk of being unemployed, under payed and socially marginalised.
Technologies are changing rapidly the way in which society works, thus there is a need to ensure the best use is made of them.