Erasmus accreditation – what is it?

A form of ‘membership’ in the new Programme Key Action 1

Accredited organisations can:
• Apply for funding each year
• Use a minimalist application form and ‘fast-track’ assessment process
• Apply for higher amounts and more participants than nonaccredited organisations

Purpose: build a community of organisations that regularly exchange staff and learners; foster organisational learning and gradual capacity

Key features:

  • Based on an Erasmus Plan: objectives, activities, quality standards, management
  • Valid for the duration of the programme; with updates to the Erasmus Plan
  • Any organisation can have maximum one accreditation in each field
  • Previous project experience not required
  • Higher quality threshold (70/100 points)

Benefits of accreditation:

For VET providers For VET learners
  • certifies high-quality international work
  • increases attractiveness for companies, trainees and staff
  • Improves planning reliability for future European projects
  • strengthens cooperation among organisations involved.
  • supports the acquisition of new partners worldwide
  • makes them a centre for European vocational competence within their region.
  • enhanced foreign languages competence (on line preparation) + practical use abroad.
  • valuable business experience in European host companies.
  • raised awareness of other cultures and countries.
  • increased self-confidence by building networks
  • recognition of competences by the EUROPASS certificate
Project Co-financed by the ERASMUS+ PROGRAM
FINANCIAL CONTRACT No.: 2020-1-IT02-KA229-079259_4

Erasmus accreditation – what is it?


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