MEPs confirmed on Thursday that funds for the next Erasmus+ programme should be tripled to allow more people to take part, better adapting grants to their needs.
For the next generation of the Erasmus+ programme, one of Parliament’s main objectives is that more young people take part in the different learning mobility schemes. It therefore proposes a detailed set of measures to lift all economic, social and cultural barriers.
To better adapt the programme to the needs of disadvantaged people and increase their participation, MEPs proposed that the European Commission and national Erasmus agencies draft a European inclusion framework and develop national inclusion strategies. They could foresee measures to provide more financial support for mobility, adjust monthly grants and regularly review living and subsistence costs. Other special support should include language training, administrative support and e-learning opportunities. Read more