What is the definition of Erasmus+?

The EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Support running from 2014 to 2020.

When are you old enough to participate in Erasmus+ projects?

13.

Where can you apply for Erasmus+ project?

? Erasmus+ national agency in Ukraine or the Executive Agency in Brussels, webpage of Erasmus+.

What do you gain from participating in Erasmus+? Name at least 2.

For example – new opportunities, cheap travel, meeting new friends, getting to know new cultures, languages, broadening your horizons etc.

What is a competence in relation to Erasmus+? Name at least 2 of them.

Set of skills, knowledge; for example speaking in a foreign language, speaking your native language

What is called a partner country?

Country that can take part only in certain Actions under Erasmus+

What does the abbreviation EVS stand for?

European Voluntary Service.

How old do you need to be to participate in EVS and since which age are you not allowed to participate at all?

18-30.

What opportunities are available with Erasmus+?

Study, volunteer, train young people

Can you start your EVS experience on the last day when you are 29 years old and then continue while being already 30?

Yes.

What programmes of Erasmus+ are there? Name at least 2.

Higher education, Schools, Vocational Education and Training, Adult Education and Youth

What is the Youthpass?

Recognition of non-formal learning in the Youth field

Can I apply for E+ as an individual (as student, teacher etc.?)?

Yes.

Which countries are able to participate in Erasmus+?

Any EU country and partner countries of E+ programme.

What is the longest period of time you can do EVS for?

12 months

What is the Youth Exchange?

Action that allows groups of young people from different countries to meet and live together for a period of 5 days up to 21 days. Participants carry out a work programme prepared before the exchange.

Can you organize youth exchange on your own with a group of friends?

Yes. National Agency is there only to help you if you are not sure about some things.

Do I have to pay for the Youth Exchange experience abroad (e.g. travel, food etc.)?

You may have to pay a small amount of your travel cost, insurance etc. but generally it is fully financially covered for you.

Do you (as a youth leader) need to prepare activities before you undergo youth exchange?

Yes.

Do you gain ECTS (credit points) during your Erasmus+ “Studies”?

Yes.