Erasmus+ is the EU funding programme for education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027. Read more about ERASMUS+ here.
This action supports organisations and informal groups of young people to carry out projects allowing young people with fewer opportunities to participate in DiscoverEU on equal footing with their peers.
DiscoverEU offers young people who are 18 years’ old a chance to have a short-term individual or group experience travelling across Europe by rail or other modes of transport where necessary. The objectives are to:
DiscoverEU seeks to enhance its inclusion dimension by providing extra support to participants with fewer opportunities to explore Europe.
More specifically, the DiscoverEU Inclusion Action aims to:
With the DiscoverEU Inclusion Action, one to five young people with fewer opportunities from the same country gather for a short period to travel through Europe. The learning period comprises planning, preparation, implementation before and during the DiscoverEU travel as well as follow-up after the travel.
The following activities are not eligible for grants under DiscoverEU: academic study trips; exchange activities that aim to make financial profit; exchange activities that can be considered as performance tours, statutory meetings, training courses by adults for young people.
A participating organisation can be:
established in an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme.
Any eligible participating organisation or group established in an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme can be the applicant.
Minimum one participating organisation
From 3 up to 18 months.
Funding covers travel costs, organisational support, individual support, inclusion support and exceptional costs. See more details in the Erasmus+ Programme guide, page 185.