Starting out with Erasmus+
This guide gives you an overview of how Erasmus+ works. It explains the opportunities in Erasmus+ and shows you how to get started. It covers Erasmus+ in the fields of adult education, school education, vocational education and training, and youthwork.
Erasmus+ Eligibility Quick Guide
Without eligible legal status your organisation cannot take part in the Erasmus+ Programme. This sheet defines who or what can take part in the programme and provides some pointers about how to prove the legal status of your organisation.
Mobility Tool video: How to Access the Mobility Tool
This video shows you how to log on to the Mobility Tool, and avoid some common trouble spots!
Erasmus+ KA105 Youth Mobility WEB application, 26.04.18 Deadline
This is an online application and you will need your EU Login details to open it. Please also download the KA105 application guidelines from this resource section. NB: Do NOT use this form for European Voluntary Service applications. Instead use the KA125 Volunteering Projects form.
1,2,3 of Policy for Erasmus+ Youth in Action projects
The 1,2,3 of Policy for Youth in Action projects is a guide to national and European education policies for those working on Erasmus+ youth projects.
Erasmus+ in Ireland, Mid-Term Evaluation
This national mid-term evaluation of Erasmus+ informs a wider evaluation being undertaken by the European Commission as required under Articles 21.2 and 21.3 of the Erasmus+ regulation. The Irish evaluation was commissioned by the Department of Education and Skills, as the National Authority for Erasmus+, and was carried out by O’BRIEN/Governance Design.
Policy, Report, Share, Leargas, External
Erasmus+ KA347 Youth Dialogue Young People and Policy Makers WEB Application, 26.04.18 Deadline
This is an ONLINE application form and you will need your EU Login details to open it. Please also download the KA347 Application guidelines from this resources section.
Erasmus+ KA347 Youth Dialogue Young People and Policy Makers: Guidelines for completing WEB application
Erasmus+ KA205 Youth Strategic Partnerships WEB Application Form, 26.04.18 Deadline
This is an online application and you will need your EU Login details to open it. If you don't have an EU Login account, follow the on-screen instructions to set one up.
Action Plan for Education, 2016-2019
Department of Education and Skills Strategy Statement, published September 2016
Youthpass Unfolded – Practical tips and hands-on methods for making the most of the Youthpass process
A SALTO-Youth publication on the Youthpass process and the methods and tools to make it happen, aimed at youth workers, leaders, coaches and trainers. 2012 edition.
Do, Report, External
Hopscotch to Quality in EVS 2.0
Find out more about hands-on strategies and the key steps (presented as the Hopscotch model) to be taken on the road to better quality in your EVS projects.
This is a new, completely re-written and updated edition, published in February 2016.
Prepare, Do, External
T-kit on Project Management: For trainers, youth workers running projects
Council of Europe Project Management publication for trainers and youth workers running projects
Erasmus+ What’s in it for Youth?: Opportunities for young people, youth workers and organisations in the youth field
European Commission publication outlining the opportunities for young people, youth workers and organisations in the youth field
Erasmus+ KA110 Accreditation Form for youth volunteering organisations
Organisations that wish to be accredited for youth volunteering should submit this form before they apply for funding. IMPORTANT: This is an online form and you will need an EU Login account to access it.
Erasmus+ Archived Programme Guides 2014-2016
These guides are for reference only. Use the current Erasmus+ Programme Guide for information on the 2017 Calls for Applications.
Erasmus+ KA2 Project Activity Timeline (Gantt chart)
This form must be attached to your Erasmus+ KA2 application before submitting.
Erasmus+ Activity Programme Template, Key Action 1 Youth
When applying for Key Action 1 Youth funding, you need to include this Excel template filled out with details of your planned activities (use the tabs in the file to select which category of activities you're providing: Youth Exchanges, EVS, Mobility of Youth Workers, Advance Planning Visits).
Léargas Child Protection Policy
Léargas is fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of all the children and young people with whom it works. Léargas is committed to promoting and facilitating the full participation of children and young people in its work. Léargas aims to create a safe and healthy environment for the young people with whom it works and is committed at all times to ensuring their safety and welfare. This policy sets out the child protection practices to be adhered to within the work of Léargas and is operated by Léargas.
Recognising Learning in Youth Exchanges
A hands-on toolkit for youth workers on how to recognise and capture the multiple learning experiences of young people in Youth Exchanges.
Support, Do, Share
Erasmus+ Inclusion and Diversity Strategy in the field of Youth
European Commission policy to ensure that Erasmus+ responds positively to inclusion & diversity in the youth field.
Policy, Support, External
Empowering young people to participate in society
European good practice projects
Support, Share, External
Erasmus+ Mandate Form, KA1, KA2, KA3
Please complete the red sections of this form and attach to your Erasmus+ application before submitting.
Europe 2020, in a nutshell
A link to the European Commission's website on Europe 2020, the European Union’s ten-year jobs and growth strategy.
Policy Contexts (European and Irish) for Erasmus+ in Ireland
A presentation given by Séamus McLoughlin (Principal Officer in the International Section of the Dept of Education and Skills) at the Léargas Forum in December 2014
Policy, Prepare, Leargas
Erasmus+ Distance Calculator
Use this distance calculator to work out grant support for travel costs in the Erasmus+ Programme. Based on the distance (in km), select the corresponding distance band in application and report forms.
Erasmus+ eForm Technical Guidelines
Technical guidelines from the European Commission for completing application e-Forms