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Petition sent to the European Parliament

Last week we submitted a petition to the European Parliament (German version and English version). In it, we express our concern that more than 75 per cent of the 335,600 Erasmus+ students in 2018/19 took the plane to travel to and from their exchange destination. The Erasmus+ programme thus contributes significantly to the European Union’s […]

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Statement about the new Erasmus+ Programme Guide

At the beginning of April, the European Commission published the Erasmus+ Programme Guide 2021-2027. Among a lot of other policy changes, it addresses the issue of unsustainable travel. After one year of lobbying, we are happy to see the idea of “green travel”, as the European Commission puts it, included in the programme guide. However, […]