MOBILITY PROJECT FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS AND STAFF
This higher education mobility action supports mobility of higher education students in any study fields and cycle (short cycle, bachelor, master and doctoral levels). Students can study abroad at a partner higher education institution. This action also supports higher education teaching and administrative staff to take part in professional development activities abroad as well as staff from the world of work to teach and train students or staff at higher education institutions. These activities may consist of teaching as well as training periods (such as job shadowing, observation periods, training courses).
OBJECTIVES OF THE ACTION
The objective of this action is to contribute to establishing a European Education Area with a global outreach and to strengthen the link between education and research. The objectives are to:
- expose students to different views, knowledge, teaching and research methods as well as work practices in their study field in the European and international context;
- develop their transversal skills such as communication skills, language skills, critical thinking, problem solving, inter-cultural skills and research skills;
- develop their forward looking skills, such as digital and green skills, that will enable them to tackle the challenges of today and tomorrow;
- facilitate personal development such as the ability to adapt to new situations and self-confidence. The objective is also to enable any staff, including staff from enterprises, to teach or train abroad as part of their professional development in order to:
- share their expertise;
- experience new teaching environments;
- acquire new innovative pedagogical and curriculum design skills as well as digital skills;
- connect with their peers abroad to develop common activities to achieve the programme’s objectives; · exchange good practices and enhance cooperation between higher education institutions; better prepare students for the world of work. In addition, the objective is to foster the development of transnational and transdisciplinary curricula as well as innovative ways of learning and teaching, including online collaboration, research-based learning and challenge-based approaches with the objective of tackling societal challenges.
For more specific details refer to Erasmus+ Programme Guide 2022: https://erasmus-plus.ec.europa.eu/sites/default/files/2022-01/2022-erasmusplus-programme-guide-v2_en_0.pdf