News and Events

26 Jun 2019
For the second consecutive year, in collaboration with Euroguidance UK, the Stand Out in a Global Market event series are back in autumn. The free one-day events are open to all young people aged 16-18 and are being held in Birmingham and Leeds.
Posted 26 June 2018 - 3:37pm
19 Jun 2019
In May 2018 the European Commission published its proposal for the 2021-2027 successor scheme to Erasmus+, revealing plans to more than double the available funding to €30 billion.
Posted 19 June 2018 - 4:49pm
14 Jun 2019
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission has proposed a new programme for the European Solidarity Corps beyond 2020, with €1.26 billion to broaden the opportunities it offers. The new programme will allow at least 350,000 young Europeans to support communities in need between 2021 and 2027 through volunteering, traineeships and job placements.
Posted 14 June 2018 - 8:50am
13 Jun 2019
On 1 and 2 June 2018, over 8,000 young people gathered in Strasbourg, France, to share ideas and debate at the Parliament’s third European Youth Event. The Eurodesk network was present with a delegation of 45 participants (national partners, multipliers and young people) coming from 10 different countries: France, Spain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Ireland, United Kingdom, Turkey, Sweden and Iceland. Eurodesk proposed 2 activities to the participants of the EYE18: "The Human Library of mobility opportunities" and "Youth values”.
Posted 13 June 2018 - 10:27am
23 May 2018 to 23 May 2020
The European Commission's proposal ' Engaging, Connecting and Empowering young people: a new EU Youth Strategy' focuses on three areas of action: engage, connect and empower.
Posted 23 May 2018 - 2:44pm
4 Apr 2018 to 4 Apr 2019
EuroApprentices is a European Network of Erasmus+ funded apprentices selected by National Agencies for Key Action 1 Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. There is an open call for UK beneficiary organisations to apply and enable a participant from their project to become one of the first UK EuroApprentices: to share their individual success stories of learning mobility abroad, meet with other apprentices from across Europe and strengthen their identity as a European Network of peers.
Posted 4 April 2018 - 3:49pm
20 Mar 2018 to 31 Dec 2020
The European Commission has launched Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, described as the online version of Erasmus+. With a focus on inclusion and intercultural learning, Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange aims to reach young people from different social backgrounds and provide an accessible way for them to improve their skills.
Posted 20 March 2018 - 12:01pm
7 Mar 2018 to 7 Mar 2019
We are pleased to welcome the new team at Eurodesk UK. Eva de Luis joins as Eurodesk officer, with Katarzyna (Kaśka) Nowacka in the new role of Eurodesk assistant. Both Eva and Kaśka developed their respective passions for international adventure as participants in Erasmus+ funded projects. They each bring a wealth of experience from living and working in many different countries, in Europe and beyond, in the fields of education and youth.
Posted 7 March 2018 - 12:14pm
On 14th September, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the future of the Erasmus+ programme, acknowledging the extremely positive impact the programme has had on the personal and professional lives of more than 9 000 000 participants.
Posted 19 October 2017 - 3:38pm
The European Commission has launched the trial version of a new tool to support schools in using digital technologies: 600 schools from 14 countries have the opportunity to try the new 'SELFIE' tool in this pilot phase, before it is finalised and made available to interested schools in Europe in early 2018.
Posted 19 October 2017 - 3:35pm