Erasmus + Program

Erasmus + Program: General Structure

Erasmus + Program is the new program to be implemented in place of Lifelong Learning and Youth Programs implemented by the European Union in the field of education and youth between 2007-2013. Although it is predominantly based on project activities, it also includes individual activities.

What are the aims of the Erasmus + Program, Why is the Program Called Erasmus?

With the Erasmus + Program, which will be implemented between 2014 and 2020, it is aimed to gain new skills, strengthen their personal development and increase employment opportunities, regardless of their age and educational background. Erasmus + Program; It covers the fields of education, training, youth and sports. The main reason for naming the Erasmus + Program is to benefit from the recognition of the previous Erasmus program, which is more publicly recognized and strongly associated with education abroad and European cooperation.

What is Changing with the Erasmus + Program?

Erasmus + Program does not differ greatly from the current program in terms of basic objectives and activities. However, some changes are foreseen in order to increase the efficiency of the current program and to have a more easily applicable and simple structure. We can list the innovations that came with the Erasmus + Program as follows:

    • With the programs of Comenius, Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Youth Program and 5 international cooperation programs (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and Cooperation with Industrialized Countries), which are carried out within the Lifelong Learning Programs, they are gathered under the title of Erasmus + Program. By introducing simpler application rules and procedures with a single program, fragmented structure and duplications come to an end,

    • The grant guarantee program is being implemented in order to support the students who have completed their master's degree in gaining the skills necessary to continue their education abroad and to work in a knowledge-intensive job,

    • Bilateral Cooperation with Industrialized Countries in the Field of Higher Education (Bilateral Cooperation), which was implemented in the previous period, remains among the central projects of the Erasmus + Program, including the youth field. However, the scope of the countries that can cooperate is expanding. (For detailed information about the countries that can cooperate, please check the Erasmus + Program Guide )

    • Large-scale partnerships to increase creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship between higher education institutions and workplaces by introducing new teaching methods (Knowledge Partnerships) and partnerships between education and training institutions / organizations to increase employability through innovative vocational education and training methods for sectors (Sectoral Skill Partnerships) enabling the creation,

    • Mobility and partnership opportunities are being strengthened significantly in the new period, and grant opportunities are increased, especially for higher education / vocational education students, teachers, trainers and youth workers.

Which Areas Will Erasmus + Program Support?

The activities supported under the Erasmus + Program are basically gathered under 3 Main Actions (AE, Key Action, KA) and 2 Special Actions:

Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals

Key Action 2: Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices

Key Action 3: Support for Policy Reform

Special Action1: Sports Supports

Special Action 2: Jean Monnet Program

Who Can Benefit From The Erasmus + Program?

The target audience of the Erasmus + Program can be summarized as follows:

  • In the field of higher education; university students, academics and higher education staff,

  • In the field of vocational education; vocational school students, apprentices, professionals, educators, those working in the field of vocational education,

  • In the field of school education; primary and secondary school students, school leaders, teachers and school staff,

  • In the field of adult education; learners, educators, members and employees of adult education institutions,

  • In the youth field; Young people aged 13-30, youth workers, members and employees of youth organizations,

In short, individuals of all ages and segments, and institutions and organizations of all levels can benefit from the program.

Which Countries Are Included in the Erasmus + Program?

With the Erasmus + Program, the number and geography of the countries to be cooperated with is expanding. Accordingly, although it is different for each type of activity, it may be possible to cooperate with the following countries:

  • 28 EU member states (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Cyprus, Croatia, Netherlands, UK, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary , Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Greece)

  • non-EU program countries (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Macedonia and Turkey)

  • Third countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Republic of Montenegro, Serbia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Russian Federation, Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia)

  • Partnerships can be established with other countries of the world for some central projects. For detailed information, check the Erasmus + Program Guide .

4006-TÜBİTAK Science Fairs Support Program, 5-12. It is aimed to support Science Fairs where class students can exhibit their research results by working in accordance with the scientific methodology on the topics they have determined in line with their interests among the announced thematic areas. In this context, the Call for 4006-TÜBİTAK Science Fairs Support Program has been published.

For detailed information about TÜBİTAK 2204-B middle school students research projects http://2204b.tubitak.gov.tr/

TÜBİTAK 2204-A For detailed information about research projects of high school students https://www.tubitak.gov.tr/tr/yarismalar/icerik-lise-ogrencileri-arastirma-projeleri-yarismasi

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4006-TÜBİTAK Science Fairs Support Program, 5-12. It is aimed to support Science Fairs where class students can exhibit their research results by working in accordance with the scientific methodology on the topics they have determined in line with their interests among the announced thematic areas. In this context, the Call for 4006-TÜBİTAK Science Fairs Support Program has been published.

For detailed information about TÜBİTAK 2204-B middle school students research projects http://2204b.tubitak.gov.tr/

TÜBİTAK 2204-A For detailed information about research projects of high school students https://www.tubitak.gov.tr/tr/yarismalar/icerik-lise-ogrencileri-arastirma-projeleri-yarismasi