Erasmus+ is a new educational programme of European Union for years 2014-2020. The main aim is to support mobility in all the spheres of education, professional development and sports in order to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work in European Union and Partner countries.
Erasmus+ provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Three main Key Actions of the programme aim to improve the key competences, skills and employability of young people, promote young people’s social inclusion and well-being, and foster improvements in youth work and youth policy at local, national and international level.
In Erasmus+ young people and youth leaders get opportunity to participate short-term (Youth Exchanges & Training courses) and long-term (European Voluntary Service & Youth Worker’s Mobility) in countries of European Union and also Partner Countries.
The programme creates chances also for young people with fewer opportunities, facing economic, social or cultural obstacles, as well as people with different handicaps. By providing grants the youth organizations like DRONI and its partners it allows youngsters to travel, learn and meet their peers from other countries.