Erasmus+ is the new European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. It replaces several existing EU programmes. For the first time, Erasmus+ will also offer EU support for sport. Erasmus+ is open to students, teachers, apprentices, volunteers, youth leaders.
The seven-year budget amounts to 14.7 billion, which represents a 40% increase compared to the previous edition of the EU programs in the field of education. More than 4 million young people – students and adults – will be able to take advantage from the programme by gaining experience, studying, training or volunteering abroad.