The Life Long Learning Programme is the European
Funding framework for education and training for the period 2007-2013. The LLP supports the following :
Sectoral programmes for the different stages of education and training:
- Comenius for schools
- Erasmus for higher education
- Leonardo da Vinci for vocational education and training
- Grundtvig for adult education.
Transversal key activities to promote European cooperation in fields covering two or more of the sectoral programmes. The Key Activity areas are
- Policy Cooperation & Innovation;
- Information-Communication Technologies &
- Dissemination and Exploitation of Results.
The LLP also supports the Jean Monnet programme for European integration in higher education as well as support measures and networks.
The LLP/Erasmus programme promotes European cooperation in Higher Education.
The University of Crete (UoC) has participated in the Erasmus programme since its beginning in 1990. As reflected in the University's policy statement and Erasmus Extended University Charter , the UoC is committed to the aims of increasing European mobility in Higher Education and supports transparency and the full accreditation of studies and academic degrees
The UoC currently has over 300 bilateral inter-university agreements and is involved in the following Erasmus activities
- Student mobility for an accredited study period
- Student mobility for placement
- The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
- The Diploma Supplement (DS)
- Mobility of academic staff for teaching purposes
- Mobility of administrative and teaching staff for training
- Linguistic preparation for incoming and outgoing students (EILC)
- Intensive short duration teaching programmes (IP)
- Programmes of university cooperation in topics of mutual interest (Thematic Networks)
Other EC cooperation and mobility programmes in the field of higher education include Erasmus Mundus, Bilateral cooperation programmes, and Tempus .
Use these pages to find out more about these opportunities, and also the specific educational and exchange agreements outside the framework of the EC programs which the University's Departments may have with international partners.