Nine things you didn’t know about Erasmus!

Erasmus+: Changing lives, Opening minds. 📷Photo sent to us by an Erasmus+ participant in the framework of our #MyErasmusPlus 2018 competition.

1. Started with only 3,244 students

2. Now: ten million and counting

3. What’s in a name? You might say so, but apparently a lot!

4. Erasmus impact

5. Erasmus for your parents?

6. From Erasmus to Erasmus+

7. What do these people have in common?

Samantha Cristoforetti ©European Union 2016 Source: EP
  • Samantha Cristoforetti, Astronaut at ESA, she holds quite a few spaceflight records and is the first person to brew coffee in space.
  • Salvador Sobral, Singer and the winner of the 2017 Eurovision contest
  • Tom Bird, Executive Producer, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London
  • Carlos Moedas, former EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

8. A million (or more) Erasmus babies?

9. Erasmus for your pets?

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