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Participants

As a general rule, participants in Erasmus+ projects must be established in a Programme Country. Some Actions, notably in the fields of higher education and youth, are also open to participants from Partner Countries.

The specific conditions for participating in an Erasmus+ project depend on the type of Action concerned.

In general terms:

  • For projects relevant for the field of higher education, the main targets are: higher education students (short cycle, first, second or third cycle), higher education teachers and professors, staff of higher education institutions, trainers and professionals in enterprises;
  • For projects relevant for the field of vocational education and training, the main targets are: apprentices and students in vocational education, professionals and trainers in vocational training, staff of initial vocational education organisations, trainers and professionals in enterprises;
  • For projects relevant for the field of school education, the main targets are: school leaders, school teachers and school staff, pupils in pre-primary, primary and secondary education;
  • For projects relevant for the field of adult education, the main targets are: members of non-vocational adult education organisations, trainers, staff and learners in non-vocational adult education;
  • For projects relevant for the youth field the main targets are: young people from 13 to 301, youth workers, staff and members of organisations active in the youth field;
  • For projects relevant to the field of sport, the main targets are: professionals and volunteers in the field of sport, athletes and coaches.

For more details on the conditions for participation in each specific Action, please consult Part B and Annex I of this Guide.

  • 1. Different age limits apply depending on the different types of activities. For more information please consult Part B and Annex I of this Guide. Please also consider the following: 

    lower age limits - participants must have reached the minimum age at the start date of the activity.
    upper age limits - participants must not be older than the indicated maximum age at the application deadline.