Every year, 100,000s of students, from a wide field of studies, take part in the programme. These internships can last anywhere between 2 to 12 months and are supported by a grant supplied by the European Commission.
Designed to foster a skilled and dynamic work force within the European Union, Erasmus+ supports business and institutional co-operation throughout 33 participating European countries and 23 partner countries.
Key Action 2, the establishment Strategic Partnerships and Knowledge and Sectoral Skill Alliances, enables companies and institutions to engage in structured, transnational partnerships and projects to facilitate the development and implementation of new innovative practices, encourage entrepreneurship, the exchange of knowledge and new teaching practices throughout Europe.
First held in 2008, the University-Business Forum was established to provide a unique platform for stakeholders from both the academic and the business sector in Europe. Serving as a common space for exchange and debate, its aim is to bridge what is almost a cultural gap between these two sectors and to highlight the advantages and shared value of sustained, closer cooperation.
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