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Almost 4400 HEIs in Europe awarded Erasmus Charter


Posted: 2 February, 2021

The European Commission has published the list of awardees who have been granted the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE).  A total of 4383 awards were made.  Included among them are 31 Irish higher education institutions.  Cork Institute of Technology and the Institute of Technology Tralee are shown in the attachments in their former status but their designation as Munster Technological University is being processed and MTU is shown in the Table.  The Irish pool has been augmented by the award of an ECHE to American College Dublin and Galway Business College for the first time.  Institutions will hold the ECHE  for the period 2021 to 2027.

Each ECHE holder is a potential partner of an Irish higher education institution.

Institution TypeHigher Education Institution
Universities (9)University of Limerick
University College Cork
University College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin
National University of Ireland Galway
Technological University Dublin
Dublin City University
Maynooth University
Munster Technological University
Institutes of Technology (9)Institute of Technology Carlow
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Athlone Institute of Technology
Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Institute of Technology Sligo
Limerick Institute of Technology
Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Waterford Institute of Technology
Other Publicly Funded Institutions (4)Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
Marino Institute of Education, Dublin
National College of Art and Design, Dublin
St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Private Institutions (9)Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
Pontifical University, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth
St. Nicholas Montessori College Ireland, Dublin
Hibernia College, Dublin
Dublin Business School
American College Dublin
Galway Business School
Griffith College Dublin

Renewed ECHE holders

New ECHE Holders

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