About: Erasmus

Economy & Jobs 12-03-2019

Sport can help bring Europeans together, education expert says

In a period when Europe appears to be increasingly divided, sports can help bring people together and promote social integration, the president of the International School Sport Federation (ISF) and education expert Laurent Petrynka told EURACTIV in an interview.
Languages & Culture 15-01-2018

British Council boss: Brexit won’t change the way we help the world

The British Council will continue to do the work it has always done, despite Brexit, and its priorities in areas like Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East remain as important as ever, said the organisation’s CEO in a wide-ranging interview.
Economy & Jobs 29-09-2017

Commission official: “There could be an interest in exchanges for SMEs employees”

Christian Wigand, European Commission spokesperson for employment, speaks about the benefits and challenges of MobiliseSME, an exchange programme for SME employees. He believes the programme could provide added value for some companies but the challenge will be to demonstrate the benefits for the host company of the workers.
Future EU 27-03-2017

Berlin’s March for Europe celebrates Erasmus and ‘peace in our time’

Thousands of people across Europe marched in support of the EU this weekend. In Berlin, EURACTIV's partner treffpunkteuropa interviewed some of the people that hit the streets.
Digital & Media 01-02-2017

La Stampa: Exchanging journalists could reignite faith in EU

The economic crisis brought about a general malaise and Europe was used as a scapegoat, says Italian newspaper La Stampa's Marco Zatterin. However, exchange programmes for media professionals could be the key to revitalising EU reporting.
Health 09-12-2016

Health minister: Drugs pricing will top Malta’s EU presidency

The Maltese EU presidency will seek more transparency in the way pharmaceutical companies negotiate with member states on medicines’ pricing, Health Minister Chris Fearne said in an interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 15-07-2013

Tajani: Europe needs an Erasmus programme for workers

The European Commission wants to encourage young workers to gain education and skills in other countries, a sort of Erasmus programme for workers, Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani tells EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.
Economy & Jobs 22-09-2011

Lenarduzzi: Erasmus would not get off the ground today

The Erasmus progamme which allows thousands of students to spend time studying in other EU countries, could not be launched today, said the father of the initiative, Domenico Lenarduzzi, in an interview with EURACTIV.
Brexit 25-02-2010

Italian entrepreneur: ‘Erasmus scheme key to my new business’

Italian plastic surgeon Luca Poli, who benefited from the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme, said the three months the spent shadowing a businesswoman in Spain were key to the success of his new clinic in Milan.