Students who partake in the Erasmus+ program say it prepares graduates for work, while it boosts a sense of European belonging, two new studies have indicated. Meanwhile, Universities benefit from better placed to respond to the needs of the world of work.
Exchange students from all over Italy participated in the National Erasmus Games from 12 to 14 April in the Italian city of Parma. The organisers, the Erasmus Student Network Italy, chose Pisa in 2018.
Members of the House of Lords highlighted the "total uncertainty" ahead for the Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 programs, while colleagues warned of the implications of a no-deal Brexit, in a debate in the chamber on Monday.
The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has called on the UK government to clarify its plans for the country's future access to Erasmus, warning that it would be a "formidable challenge" to try to replicate the EU’s programs.