The agendaErasmus +in the europe 2020 strategy, education and Training strategy 2020 and the strategy Rethinking Education, and encompasses all educational initiatives, education, youth andsport.
Erasmus + integrates existing programmes in the lifelong learning programme and also international higher education: Mundus, Tempus, Alpha, Edulink and bilateral programmes, in addition to the Youth in action programme.
This programme, has a clear vocation of internationalization beyond the borders of the eu, by opening up to third countries with a view to improving the capabilities.
It consists of actions in Areas:
- Mobility of people based on learning;
- Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices;
- Support for policy reform;
- Jean Monnet actions;
- Actions in sport;
The actions of the Erasmus + are divided into decentralized actions and centralised actions. The decentralized actions are managed in each country by the national agencies that are appointed by the authorities of that country. The national agency in spain isThe Spanish service for Internationalization of education (SEPIE)under the ministry of education, culture and Sport.
Centralised actions are managed at european levelExecutive Agency for education, Audiovisual and culture (EACEA)under the european commission and with headquarters in Brussels. In centralised actions EACEA lies with life-cycle management of the projects, from the design of the conditions and guidelines of the lines of financing, through the selection and evaluation of projects, contacts with the beneficiaries, signing of agreements for their realization, financial management, monitoring, follow-up and dissemination of results.
ActionssportErasmus + are centralised actions, therefore, are managed entirely by EACEA.