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Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps 2021-2027 National Launch

Tue, Jun 22nd, 2021

The new Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes for 2021 to 2027 have truly arrived! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the launch this morning, Tuesday 22 June 2021. The complete launch video will be available shortly. Meanwhile, enjoy a flavour of the new programmes’ possibilities and priorities in these videos.

Watch the Erasmus+ video here:

Our thanks to contributors PRoSPEro project, Capacity Ireland, O’Brennan National School and Saint Andrew’s Resource Centre.

Watch the European Solidarity Corps video here:

Our thanks to contributors Art in Action project, Involve Youth Navan, and Cloughjordan Community Farm.

Watch the message from Minister Simon Harris:


The new Erasmus+ programme will have a bigger budget: €26.2 billion for all of Europe, compared to €14.7 billion for 2014-2020. It will fund learning mobility and cross-border cooperation projects for millions of Europeans of all ages and backgrounds.

The new European Solidarity Corps programme will have a budget of almost €1.1 billion for all of Europe. It will fund volunteering and solidarity projects for over a quarter of a million young people aged 18 to 30 in Europe.