The programmeErasmus +fits into the strategy Europa 2020 strategy in the education and training and in the 2020 strategy Rethinking Education, and includes all educational initiatives, education, youth andsport.
Erasmus + integrates existing programmes in the lifelong learning programme and also higher education programmes international: Mundus, Tempus, alpha, Edulink and bilateral programmes, in addition to the Youth in Action Programme.
This program, has a clear vocation of internationalization beyond the borders of the HAT, opening up to third countries with the aim of improving capabilities.
It consists of actions in areas:
- Mobility of people on grounds of learning;
- Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices;
- Support for reform of policies;
- Actions Jean Monnet;
- Actions in sport;
The actions of the programme Erasmus + are divided into decentralized activities and actions centralized. Decentralized actions are managed in each country by national agencies who are appointed by the authorities of that country. The national agency in Spain is theSpanish service for the internationalisation of education (SEPIE)under the ministry of education, culture and sport.
Centralised actions are handled at European level by theExecutive Agency of education, Audiovisual, and culture (EACEA)within the European Commission and headquartered in All. In centralised actions EACEA is in charge of managing the entire life cycle of projects, from the design of conditions and guidelines funding lines, passing through the selection and evaluation of projects, contacts with beneficiaries, signing agreements for their realization, financial management, supervision, monitoring and dissemination of the results.
Actionssportof Erasmus + are centralized actions, why are managed entirely by EACEA.