Erasmus+ 2021-2027

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme for education, training, youth and sport.

The new Erasmus+ (2021-2027) prioritises: Inclusion, Digitisation and Green Erasmus, Internationalisation


  • New and more flexible mobility formats including physical, virtual and blended.
  • Increased grant levels and more top ups for those with fewer opportunities
  • Fostering inclusive and innovative ways of learning and teaching through partnerships
  • Expansion to all students in all fields and cycles including doctoral mobility


  • Focus on developing digital skills
  • Supporting projects to foster innovative curriculum design and learning and teaching practices using ICT
  • Erasmus Student Card

Green Erasmus

  • Commitment to environmentally friendly practices
  • Erasmus+ Mobile App to raise awareness among participants
  • Climate change and sustainability as a policy priority in all actions
  • Additional individual support and top ups available for students and recent graduates who choose Green Travel

International Dimension

  • EU co-operation with Partner Countries and including building an EU contribution to human and institutional development in third countries is the website of the Erasmus+ National Agency for Higher Education which is based in the International Programmes Section of the Higher Education Authority. The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is the statutory planning and policy development body for higher education and research in Ireland.

Léargas is the National Agency for Erasmus+ in Adult Education, School Education, Vocational Education and Training, and Youth.

If you are a student or staff member within a higher education institution and you are interested in participating in the Erasmus+ programme, please contact the international office in your higher education institution, who can guide you through the application process.

You can find more information about the opportunities available through the Erasmus+ Programme at the website below and in the Programme Guide.



Erasmus+ Website

Erasmus+ Programme Guide

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