The National Erasmus+ Office in Albania held an information day at the EU Information Center on 24-th of October 2014.  The informal meeting was aimed at advising students about the opportunities available to them through the Erasmus+ programme, such as scholarships for Joint Master Degrees and short-term exchange programmes. Mrs Edit Dibra, Head of the National Erasmus+ Office, gave an overview of the different programme benefits for Albanian students wanting to study abroad, and also walked them through the process of applying for a number of degrees.

This was the first of a series of planned meetings initiated by the National Erasmus+ Office and it attracted a great turn-out, with more than 80 students attending.

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. Aiming to boost the skills and employability of European citizens, the programme provides opportunities for millions of Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Erasmus+ also supports actions such as academic staff exchanges, cooperation and capacity-building in higher education and the youth sector worldwide, and grassroots sports projects.

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