Preparatory Visits

What are Preparatory Visits?

Preparatory visits provide an opportunity for education and training institutions to cooperate with their European counterparts in view of submitting future applications under the Erasmus sectoral Programme:

To set up new inter-institutional agreements for Erasmus Mobility; Develop new project ideas for Erasmus Intensive Programmes.

There are essentially 2 different types

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Centralised Actions

Under the Erasmus Programme one can find various actions which are centralised, that is, managed by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in Brussels. These actions are the following: – Erasmus Multilateral Projects – Erasmus Networks – Erasmus Accompanying Measures – NARIC – National Teams of Bologna Experts – ECTS/DS Label

Due to the fact that

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Erasmus Intensive Language Course (EILC)

The Erasmus Intensive Language Courses (EILC) are specialised courses in the less widely used and less taught languages organised in the countries where these languages are used as teaching languages at HEIs. The languages English, German, French and Spanish (Castilian) are not eligible for EILC. The EILC gives Erasmus students

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Intensive Programmes (IP)

An Intensive Programme (IP) is a short programme of study which brings together students and staff from universities in different participating countries in order to:

encourage efficient and multinational teaching of specialist topics which might otherwise not be taught at all, or only in a very restricted number of universities; enable students

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Teaching and other Staff Mobility

Erasmus is not just for students but also for teachers and other staff working at a HEI. The main activity teachers can participate in is a teaching period (STA) at another participating HEI both holders of an Erasmus University Charter for a minimum of 5 teaching hours (1 day) and

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Student Mobility

Are you interested in studying or working in another EU country? Would you like to learn a new language? Do you want to improve your employability skills? Does it interest you to experience different cultures?

Well then the Erasmus programme is available to help you. It provides funding for students to

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Erasmus University Charter (EUC)

The Erasmus University Charter is a certificate which sets out the fundamental principles underlying all Erasmus activities to be respected by the university. When a HEI is awarded with an EUC it gives them the right to participate in all Erasmus activities and to apply to the National Agency for

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The Erasmus programme is open to all types of higher education institutions (HEIs) in all levels of study up to doctoral level.

For a HEI to participate in the Erasmus programme it must fulfill two conditions:

It has to be recognized by local authorities that it is eligible to participate under the

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