Erasmus+ is the European Commission’s flagship educational and training programme for higher education students, teachers and institutions. It was introduced to increase student mobility within Europe to enable them to study or do a traineeship abroad. Over the past years Erasmus+ has flourished throughout its development, evolving through different phases, and now it also supports individuals in higher education and companies interested in lecturing in a university in another country.
The “Erasmus+ annual report 2021” summarizing the implementation of the Erasmus+ program in 2021 presents the following key figures:
- Under the new 2021-2027 perspective, more than EUR 28 billion were allocated to projects;
- In 2021 alone, around 648,000 students and staff representatives participated in mobilities.
- In 2021, the program supported about 65,000 people with fewer opportunities, which consitutes for 10% of all mobilities;
- In 2021 alone, nearly 19,000 projects were approved, connecting more than 70,000 organizations from program countries;
- At the end of 2021, the number of participants in mobility activities since 1987 reached 12.5 million;
The Erasmus+ Program started on January the 1st, 2014 and replaced the existing programs: “Lifelong Learning” (and its sector programs – Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius and Grundtvig), the Jean Monnet action, the “Youth in Action” program and five other programs (including Erasmus Mundus and Tempus). For the first time in the history of educational programs in the European Union, sport-related initiatives will also be supported.
Duration of the Erasmus + Program:
2021-2027 (2027/2028 – the last academic year covered by the program).
By the decision of the European Commission, WSEI University holds the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) and fully participates in the implementation of the decentralized activities of the ERASMUS+ Program Action 1. Educational Mobility.
ERASMUS + EXCHANGE PROGRAMME FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF
Erasmus+ Program (duration period is 2021-2027, the last year is 2027/2028 academic year) encourages students and staff mobility for work and study, and promotes transnational cooperation projects among universities across Europe. Undergraduate students, graduate students, academic staff and administrative staff can all participate.
Experience abroad contributes to enriching students’ academic knowledge and professional competences, support their personal development, forges a common European identity and also makes mobility of young people during their lifetime real, which is a central part of the programme. Learning abroad equips individuals with a range of competences, including language skills, which are increasingly valued by employers. Erasmus+ Program also benefits students who do traineeships in companies. By temporarily working in a company abroad students gain a better understanding of other economies as well as the chance to develop specific skills. Erasmus+ Program also funds intensive programmes, which bring together teachers and students from different EU higher education institutions. These short study programmes encourage the multinational learning of specialist subjects and provide students with access to academic knowledge which is not available in a single one institution.
WSEI University currently operates the ECTS credit system. Each Erasmus+ Program student receives a transcript of records at the end of their stay, presenting the courses they have studied, including all exam results, and their ECTS equivalents. As an approximation, one semester studying full time at WSEI University is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits. It is important to have an up to date information about the Learning Agreement to ensure your course of study is sufficient for your home institution to award you the correct number of credits for your time with us.
The recognition of degrees and qualifications obtained at WSEI University is based on the Lisbon Convention on Recognition of Degrees, ratified by Poland in 2004. Due to this convention, the recognition of the School diplomas is easy recognized internationally. Within the countries of the EU they are recognized automatically. WSEI also issues Diploma Supplements. For information on diploma recognition please visit www.buwiwm.edu.pl.
This section will provide you with the information about the organisation and schedule of the academic year 2023/2024.
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
This section will provide you with the information about the ways to travel to Lublin, places of accommodation, practical information about living in Poland, visas requirements and more.
More information about mobilities under the Erasmus + Program is available at the Center for Projects and International Cooperation
1st floor, room 103,
tel. phone: +48 81 749 32 27