The Erasmus+ national campaign continued on December 7 with an information session for university and VET staff. The event took place at Clasa Viitorului (State Pedagogical University “Ion Creangă”) with the support of the Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Moldova, the Delegation of the European Union and the EU High Level Advisers’ Mission to the Republic of Moldova.

During the information session, the novelties of the Erasmus+ Call for Proposals 2023 launched by the European Commission on November 23, as well as the perspectives of international collaboration for universities and VET institutions in Moldova were presented.

Thus, during the event, the representatives of the National Erasmus+ Office presented the international credit mobility, Erasmus Mundus, capacity building in the field of higher education and professional education and training projects, as well as Jean Monnet actions and Erasmus+ Youth projects. The participants of the info session learned about the types of Erasmus+ projects to which they can apply, about the eligibility conditions, deadlines, application methods, as well as global and regional priorities within the Erasmus+ programme.

Around 100 participants attended the information event on December 7: representatives of universities and VET institutions, students, representatives from the Ministry of Education and Research, of the Delegation of the European Union and the EU High Level Advisers’ Mission to the Republic of Moldova.

We remind you that during the period of 2014-2021, the universities from the Republic of Moldova have already implemented: over 3600 Erasmus+ academic mobilities for students and staff, as well as 21 capacity building in higher education projects and 22 Jean Monnet actions. Starting from 2021, new for the Republic of Moldova within the Erasmus+ programme are capacity building for VET projects, which aim for the modernization and internationalization of this education sphere.

The Erasmus+ information campaign started with the launch of the new Erasmus+ Call for proposals and the publication of the Erasmus+ Programme Guide 2023, which will pave the way for new projects in the field of education in the Republic of Moldova and around the world. With a total budget of 4.2 billion euros for the year 2023, the Erasmus+ programme aims to continuously support inclusion, digitalization, greening, active citizenship and a more dynamic participation in democratic life.