Erasmus Placement

Erasmus Placement

An elective placement of a student with Erasmus, the European Commission’s flagship educational exchange programme for Higher Education students, teachers and institutions. It was introduced with the aim of increasing student mobility within Europe and forms part of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme. It encourages student and staff mobility for work and study, and promotes trans-national co-operation projects among universities across Europe.
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Students who did an Erasmus placement are 50% less likely to experience long-term unemployment, and participants in vocational education and training have a higher employment rate (81% vs 68%) three years after the end of their stay abroad.