A list of all the major programmes which are/were administered by the Higher Education Authority.


Erasmus+ (2014-2020), also called Erasmus Plus, is the EU’s new 14.7 billion Euro program for education, training, youth and sport.

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The Lifelong Learning Programm

The predecessor to Erasmus+, the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 was established by Decision on 15 November 2006 as the European Union programme for education and training.

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Bologna Process

Set up in 1999, the Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries designed to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher education qualifications.

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Related International Co-operation

A list of all the international programmes, scholarships and partnerships administered by the HEA which fall outside the Erasmus+ label.

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Jean Monnet

The Jean Monnet Action was launched in 1989 by the European Commission to support academic research in European integration.

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Ireland International Deals