The Erasmus Programme is a European Union student exchange programme established in 1987. Erasmus+, or Erasmus Plus, is the new programme combining all the EU’s current schemes for education, training, youth and sport, which was started in January 2014.  (Source: Wikipedia)

  • Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain experience, and volunteer abroad.
  • Set to last until 2020, Erasmus+ doesn’t just have opportunities for students. Merging seven prior programmes, it has opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations.
  • Detailed information on these opportunities, including eligibility criteria, is available in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. An indicative funding guide for some centralised opportunities is also available.

The Regional Center for Educational Planning (P.E.K.E.S) of Western Greece  [P.E.K.E.S. D.E.] wants to participate as partnair in Erasmus+ projects to engage in a number of development and networking activities, including strategic improvement of the professional skills of his staff (Organizational Coordinators) , organisational capacity building, and creating transnational cooperative partnerships with similar organisations from other countries in order to produce innovative outputs or exchange best practices.