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Erasmus+ 30 anniversary logo


In 2017 the Erasmus Programme turned 30 years – here you can discover how the programme evolved into Erasmus+, the impact and added value of the programme, testimonies from participants, and the vision of the Erasmus+ generation on the future of the programme after 2020.

Erasmus+ provides people with the competences needed to lead independent, fulfilling lives. It helps them find their place in our societies and develop a sense of a European identity – one that complements our national, regional and local identities.

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Marco Meloni , Erasmus+
Małgorzata Walentynowicz, Erasmus+
Enrica Sciandrone Erasmus+

Celebrate Erasmus+ 30 years with us!

The 30th of November marked the end of the Erasmus+ 30th anniversary campaign. The European Commission organised a day full of events taking place in Brussels - and live streamed on our website.

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Discover Erasmus+

What does the plus in Erasmus+ stand for?
Actually, it stands for many different plusses! Discover them all in these videos featuring enthusiastic Erasmus+ participants from across Europe and beyond.

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Roberto Breeveld, 30

School Education

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