The European programme supporting the mobility of students in Europe for study periods or internships as well as the teaching staff in the context of teaching assignments or trainings.
Erasmus contributes to the realization of a European higher education area following several operational targets such as:
First European programme, Erasmus supports mobility actions in Europe for the students (study or training periods), teaching staff ( teaching assignments ), as well as all the members of the higher education institutions ( training periods).
Erasmus also facilitates cooperation among higher education institutions developing intensive programmes, networks and multilateral projects. Today in France, all the French universities as well as most non-university higher education institutions are involved in Erasmus .