The aim of Erasmus+ is to contribute to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion, as well as the aims of ET2020, the EU’s strategic framework for education and training.
Erasmus+ also aims to promote the sustainable development of its partners in the field of higher education, and contribute to achieving the objectives of the EU Youth Strategy.
Specific issues tackled by the programme include:
Reducing unemployment, especially among young people
Promoting adult learning, especially for new skills and skills required by the labour market.
Encouraging young people to take part in European ideas for persuasive speech democracy
Supporting innovation, cooperation and reform
Reducing early school leaving
Promoting cooperation and mobility with the EU’s partner countries.