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Erasmus Policy Statement

Erasmus (European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is an EU-funded programme that enables students to study and gain work experience. Read our Erasmus policy statement.


Newcastle University's Internationalisation Strategy promotes cross-cultural understanding, engaging staff and students at all levels. 

We have identified a clear commitment to enhancing our alignment with: 

  • the Bologna Process 
  • the European Higher Education Area 
  • ErasmusForAll 
  • Horizon 2020 

We are proud to have participated in the Erasmus Programme since its inception. Our commitment to Europe is exemplified in a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. 

We work with partners who share our values and vision. We have a large number of research-led partnerships, as part of our aim to carry out research that has a global impact.

Benefits of Erasmus programme

Participation in the Erasmus programme has many benefits to the University, region and Europe. Find out how the Erasmus programme helps with the University's modernisation and internationalisation agenda