The National Erasmus+ Office – Egypt organized on Monday 8th of October 2018 the 5th National Erasmus+ Day under the auspices of Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt at Nile Grand Tower Hotel - Cairo.
Erasmus+ is a funding scheme to support activities in the fields of education and training, with the aim of deepening the networking between higher education institutions through offering cooperation opportunities in the form of capacity building and exchanges for students, scholars and staff.
The National Erasmus+ Day presented the European Higher Education Programmes, partnership activation between Egyptian and European universities with a special focus on the mobility grants for university staff and students that empowers cultural and scientific mobility in the frame of the International Credit Mobility Programme (ICM). Dedicated time slots will be given to present examples of success stories.
The event was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Higher Education and Egyptian public and private universities, in addition to Erasmus + focal points in universities, experts of higher education reform, students and teaching staff.