The EU events on support for academic cooperation organised by the European Commission are taking place in the framework of the EU-CELAC Knowledge Week, which includes an event for national authorities on research and innovation, an Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 information event, a seminar on recognition of study periods abroad and the III Academic and Knowledge Summit.
The aim of the events organised by the European Commission is to provide information about the EU's support for academic cooperation, the highlights will be:
- an information event on Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 to promote funding opportunities for academic and scientific cooperation between Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe
- a celebration of the 30th anniversary of Erasmus+, with a focus on the experience of CELAC students, academics and young people from civil society organisations
- a seminar on the recognition of study periods abroad to exchange best practice in removing obstacles to student mobility