Erasmus+ short-term Mobility programs promote, in higher education, student and academic mobility.
Among students, mobility activities aim to:
- improve learning performance;
- enhance employability and improved career prospects;
- increase sense of initiative and entrepreneurship;
- increase self-empowerment and self-esteem;
- improve foreign language competences;
- enhanced intercultural awareness;
- enhance their active participation in society;
- make a better awareness of the European project and the EU values;
- increased motivation for taking part in future (formal/non-formal) education or training after the mobility period abroad.
As regards academic staff, the mobility activities are expected to produce the following outcomes:
- improved competences, linked to their professional profiles;
- increased capacity to trigger changes in terms of modernisation and international opening within their educational organisations;
- greater understanding of interconnections between formal and non-formal education, vocational training and the labour market respectively;
- better quality of their work and activities in favour of students;
- greater understanding and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity;
- increased opportunities for professional and career development;
- improved foreign language competences;
- increased motivation and satisfaction in their daily work.