60 Roma

The future of Europe: a commitment for You(th)


The Jean Monnet Seminar The future of Europe: a commitment for You(th) was held in Rome on 23-24 March on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Rome treaties.

EU events on support for academic cooperation during the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week

Higher Education

Hotel Real Intercontinental - San Salvador (El Salvador)


The EU events on support for academic cooperation organised by the European Commission are taking place in the framework of the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week, which includes an event for national authorities on research and innovation, an Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 Information Event, a Seminar on Recognition of study periods abroad and the III Academic and Knowledge Summit.

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Jean Monnet Seminar on EU Global Strategy: From Vision to Action

Higher Education

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium


The seminar attracted 80 participants including 20 speakers (Jean Monnet Professors, external, EEAS and Commission experts on the topic) and was a great opportunity to discuss the views of the Jean Monnet community on the different aspects of global strategy and the EU's global role in a quickly changing world.

Photos from the 1st Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association

1st Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association

Higher Education

Brussels, Belgium


During the first meeting in Podgorica, participants agreed that there should be a regional body with national departments and local offices, but the position of the Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) in the wider picture remained unclear. The issue needed to be further explored through a meeting with the Erasmus+ Student & Alumni Association (ESAA) board, which took place in Brussels in March 2017.

EU-Iran Higher Education and Research Event

EU policy, Higher Education

Tehran, Iran


The European Commission and the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology co-hosted a two-day scientific & research event to pave the way for expanding Iran-European Union (EU) cooperation between higher education institutions, research institutes and other organisations through the EU's higher education and research and innovation programmes, Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020.

Flag of the Republic of South Africa (left) and the European Union (right)

EU-South Africa Policy Dialogue

Stellenbosch University, South Africa


On 4 May, senior EU officials and the Republic of South Africa's Department for Higher Education and Training held their 4th meeting in the framework of their policy dialogue in education and training at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

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Erasmus+ Regional Contact Seminar for Asia

Higher Education

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


The international cooperation team from DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture is organising a meeting to promote and explain the opportunities available under Erasmus+ to higher education stakeholders from Asia.