Promoting more inclusive mobility within the Erasmus + project, enhancing the Erasmus experience and simplifying the recognition of university pathways in Europe. These are some of the issues addressed by the conference Erasmus: what’s next? The European States General of the Erasmus generation 2018, organised by the Indire’s national agency Erasmus+ on 9 May in the Sala della Protomoteca of the Campidoglio, Rome.
The conference is organised in collaboration with the Department for European Policies of the Presidency of the Ministries and the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research with the support of Erasmus student Network Italy, garagErasmus Foundation and Erasmus Mundus association.
More than 200 young university students from all over Europe are involved in the event. In the last weeks they have been participating in an online international debate organised into 6 themes concerning the future of the Erasmus+ programme: how to enhance quality and the number of students participating in the Erasmus programme; the inclusion of extra European countries; issues relating to communication, dissemination, and the social impact of the opportunities offered by the programme; physical and virtual mobility and the role of the Erasmus experience in entrepreneurship.
The conference will be attended by international students coming from: Albania, Austria, UK, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia, Former Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain and Turkey.
During the event the students will present the outcome of their discussion to testimonials, representatives of Italian and European institutions, and to the representatives of the 33 National Erasmus+ agencies of the countries participating in the programme.
On this occasion, the Erasmus orchestra will perform once again. The music ensemble conceived by the Indire’s Erasmus+ agency, conducted by Maestro Elio Orciuolo, is going to perform on Tuesday 8 May at 7 pm at the Brancaccio theatre in Rome (via Merulana 244). The concert is free of charge.