Key figures

Overall budget

  • €14.7 billion

In addition, € 1.68 billion for funding actions with third countries (partner countries) have been made available through the EU's external action budget.

Overall mobility opportunities

  • More than 4 million people

Higher Education

  • Around 2 million students

Vocational Education and Training students

  • Around 650,000 students

Staff mobility

  • Around 800,000 lecturers, teachers, trainers, Education staff and Youth workers

Volunteer and Youth exchange schemes

  • More than 500,000 young people

Master's degree loan guarantee scheme

  • Around 200,000 students

Joint Master Degrees

  • More than 25,000 students

Strategic Partnerships

  • Around 25,000 linking together
  • 125,000 schools, vocational Education and Training institutions, higher and adult Education institutions, Youth organisations and enterprises

Knowledge Alliances

  • More than 150 set up by 1500 higher Education institutions and enterprises

Sector Skills Alliances

  • More than 150 set up by 2000 vocational Education and Training providers and enterprises