Presentation of the Erasmus Program
ERASMUS is an action program in the Education supports and encourages mobility of students and teachers.
This program is open to European Union member states: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia , Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Romania over the three EEA countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Cyprus, Malta and Turkey. This program is structured in several actions, among which highlights the Erasmus dedicated to Higher Education.
The Erasmus, aims to enhance the quality and reinforce the international dimension of higher education, promoting cooperation between universities through the exchange and mobility of students, with a view to transparency and academic recognition of studies and qualifications throughout Europe . This recognition must be prior agreement between the partner universities and the student.
Although the promotion of mobility, especially for students holding a central position in the program are also encouraged institutions that may add a European perspective to their diplomas. One of the measures is the promotion of mobility of teachers and developing curricula internationally.