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Erasmus+ General information

Erasmus Program (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students), dedicated to the academic mobility, was established in 1987.

Starting with the year 2014, this Program has a new contentunder the name of Erasmus+ (EU Program for education, training, youth and sport) and will be implemented until 2020. This new Program contains all the 7 EU previously financed.

Erasmus+ is designed to exchange academic experience with the help of study, internship, teaching and training mobility. Besides simplifying the administrative procedures, Erasmus+ comes with a series of novelty within the actions. Therefore, besides the mobility designed for the academic staff, students and recent graduates, now the program offers support for the transnational partnerships in the domain of education, including HEI but also private organizations.

Within the Erasmus+ Program, there are three actions (Key Actions):

Key Action 1 (KA1) – individual mobility – which addresses to:

  • Students – study and internship mobility
  • Academic staff – teaching staff (teaching) and non –teaching staff (training)
  • Volunteers, youth – exchange projects , EVS (European Volunteering Service)

Key Action 2 (KA2) –cooperation for innovation and good practices –establishes international cooperation between two or more HEi and research institutes.

Key Action 3 (KA3) Support for policy reform – designed for EU- nongovernmental organizations (ENGO) and European organization network in the domain of education and youth.

History of Erasmus+ Program in USAMV Cluj-Napoca

ERASMUS+ in University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca ( USAMV Cluj-Napoca )

It was established in 1995 under the name of Socrates. In 2007, the name of the Program changed to Erasmus. Starting with 2011, the university gained the Extended Erasmus+ Carta, which allowed the university to have also traineeship for the students. In 2014, Erasmus Program becomes Erasmus+ and will continue with this name until 2020.

USAMV Cluj-Napoca is ranked first in the Romanian universities' top universities, and in terms of study, placement and teaching mobility, it is well-known from the other major universities in the country.