Erasmus +


Erasmus + is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport.


Set to last until 2020, Erasmus+ offers opportunities not only for students, but also for staff. Merging seven earlier programmes, it provides opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations. The Erasmus + programme comprises 3 key actions:

  • Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals
  • Key Action 2: Cooperation for Innovation & the Exchange of Good Practices
  • Key Action 3: Support for Policy Reform
Centrale Nantes has a strong history of involvement in Erasmus + programmes:

Key Action 1 - Learning Mobility of Individuals

KA1 supports mobility in the education, training and youth sectors and aims to bring long lasting benefits to the participants and the organisations involved. Centrale Nantes is / has been involved in:

  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
  • Mobility of higher education students and staff
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates
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Key Action 2: Cooperation for Innovation & the Exchange of Good Practices

The actions under KA2 make it possible for organisations from different participating countries to work together, to develop, share and transfer best practices and innovative approaches in the fields of education, training and youth. Centrale Nantes is a co-ordinator and partner - past and present - of projects in the following programmes:

  • Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education
  • Sector Skills Alliances
  • Strategic Partnerships Project
  • Erasmus Mundus Partnerships
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Key Action 3 - Support for Policy Reform

KA 3 provides grants for a wide variety of actions aimed at stimulating innovative policy development, policy dialogue and implementation, and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of education, training and youth. The majority of them are managed by the EACEA. Most of the actions under KA3 are managed outside the annual general call for proposals. Centrale Nantes was previously involved in the Lifelong Learning Programme.

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Published on February 11, 2019 Updated on February 11, 2019