The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is the statutory planning and policy development body for higher education and research in Ireland.  It is also the National Agency for all higher education actions related to the Erasmus+ Programme in Ireland.  EURIreland.ie aims to provide a first-class information service for all interested in these and other European/International education activities.

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HEA and DAAD launch the 2015 Call for the Erasmus+ Joint Ireland-Germany Traineeship Co-operation Project

Togther with their partners in Germany, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the higher education authority has launched its second call for the Erasmus+ Joint Ireland-Germany Traineeship Co-operation Project. The project, which was first initiated in 2014, enables Irish students to go on a traineeship in Germany for anywhere between two to six months. With the modifciation of the Erasmus+ programme to allow students to go on traineeships after graduating, the Co-operation Project is being primarily aimed at helping graduates gain valuable work experience and business contacts.

Two Irish HEIs partners in Erasmus Mundus Applications

Two Irish higher education institutions have joined as partners in applications for support under the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees programme.  In all 74 project proposals were received by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in Brussels drawn from 18 different Programme countries.  Erasmus Mundus is part of the Erasmus+ Key Action 1 Mobility.

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is the planning and development body for higher education and research in Ireland.  It acts as the National Agency for the EU's Erasmus+ Programme. The HEA is also the national co-ordinator of the Brazil: Science without Borders Programme and administers the Government of Ireland International Scholarships.