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Promoting European citizenship through recitals and debates

Published: Wednesday, 2 August, 2017 - 15:01

Promoting European citizenship in times of crisis can be tough, but the EUCivic project in Italy took up the challenge and organised a series of debates, musicals and webinars to do just that.

High-Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini speaking during her May visit to Chile

Celebrating 30 years around the world

Published: Wednesday, 26 July, 2017 - 14:08

EU Delegations are the eyes and ears of the European Union in non-EU countries worldwide. Run by a mix of Commission officials and staff from EU countries' foreign ministries, they liaise with national authorities and organisations on policy matters and oversee EU projects focused on ‘their’ country. They also play a role introducing people to Erasmus+ opportunities.

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eTwinning Plus welcomes neighbouring countries

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 15:16

eTwinning Plus was launched 5 years ago as a platform for schools in 6 EU neighbouring countries to connect to European Union schools using eTwinning. Teachers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Tunisia have been actively involved in the eTwinning community. eTwinning Plus now accounts for more than 1,200 participating schools and 2,400 registered teachers, of whom almost 1,400 collaborate in active projects.

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SARUD – Training a new generation of eco-conscious farmers

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 17:15

While agriculture plays only a small part in the economies of both the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan – at less than 10% of overall GDP – both countries are experiencing significant growth in the sector. Erasmus+ capacity-building projects are helping improve and modernise agriculture in the area.

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From Switzerland to South Africa: inspiring European schools

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 15:32

What do the Swiss organisation “imedias” and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa have in common? They are both international partners of school education Strategic partnerships in Erasmus+.

Professor Ahmad Abu-El-Haija, Erasmus+ National Office Jordan

National Erasmus+ Offices: a look into Jordan’s Erasmus+ hub

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 17:52

If you are visiting the office of the Minister of Education in Jordan, one of the first things you will see on entering the building is an Erasmus+ banner. This is because the building is also home to the National Erasmus+ Office in Amman.

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Study tourism across Europe

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 17:24

With the travel and tourism industry worth €7.6 trillion to the global economy in 2016, up from €6 trillion a decade ago, there is an increasing need for effective management in this area. The Erasmus Mundus European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM) may have the answer.

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Chinese buildings and Lebanese music

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 15:48

What do Chinese building engineers have in common with Lebanese musicians and social workers? They are all participating in great Erasmus+ projects for vocational education and training.

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Summers are busy in Erasmus Mundus

Published: Tuesday, 25 July, 2017 - 17:32

A lot tends to happen in the summer months in the world of Erasmus Mundus. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees are high-quality integrated programmes of study offered by a consortium of higher education institutions and, where relevant, other partners with specific expertise and interest in the area of study. They offer EU-funded scholarships to students and guest academics.

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