A collection of the programmes previously administered by the HEA under the Lifelong Learning Programme Label. Contains both active and inactive programmes.

Erasmus (2007-2013)

Prior to the introduction of the Erasmus+ Programme, the Erasmus Programme functioned under the LLP label from 2007-2013. In addition to the 230,000 students who benefited on an annual basis during this period, Erasmus also provided opportunities for over 300,000 teachers and staff in higher education, with 4,000 institutions and 33 countries participating.

Erasmus Mundus

In addition, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of Higher education institutions in Third Countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries. The latest Erasmus Mundus Programme covers the period 2009-2013.


The HEA is the National Contact Point for the EU Tempus Programme – The Trans-European mobility scheme for university studies is the EU programme that supports the modernisation of higher education in the partner countries of the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, North Africa and the Middle East.

Tempus is funded through DG for Enlargement and DG Development Cooperation – Europeaid. The Programme is managed on behalf of the Commission by the Executive Agency Education,  Audiovisual and Culture in Brussels.