Students should "continue to benefit from world leading universities [in] UK and the EU" after Brexit, the British government said as it declared its negotiating position. But stakeholders have called for more clarity.
Switzerland has been allowed back into the EU's Horizon 2020 research programme, opening up negotiations for the country's direct participation in Erasmus+. However, negotiations may be delayed for a year or more.
In a large-scale survey of how friendly universities are, Erasmus students said they struggle to make friends with locals while on exchange, negatively affecting their overall experience. However, the study also shows that most students learned more than they expected about the local culture.