The Erasmus+ programme is co-financed from European Union funds and by the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The programme was created with the aim of encouraging interrelations and collaboration between universities within the EU and its immediate surroundings, to improve language education and to disseminate information about educational systems in various countries, thus bringing our education to a whole new level and giving it a truly European dimension. The programme offers study stays and traineeships for students and teaching or training for academic staff.
For example for the academic year 2013/2014 the Charles University had more than 1 500 bilateral agreements with partner educational institutions abroad. These agreements provide the framework for student mobility which makes it possible for over 2 000 Charles University students to spend some time studying abroad, with approximately the same number of foreign students coming to study at the Charles University.
The Faculty of Education has been covering ERASMUS+ programme for student, teacher and staff mobility for a number of years. More than 80 students and 40 employees of the Faculty of Education travel through the Erasmus programme every year. Thanks to bilateral agreements with universities in all over Europe over 100 foreign students enrol in various courses at the Faculty of Education every year.