Erasmus Impact Study

(CC) ISCTE / FlickrThe EC has just published “Erasmus Impact Study: Effects of mobility on the skills and employability of students and the internationalization of higher education institutions.”

The study’s key findings show:

-Enhancing their employability abroad is increasingly important for Erasmus students

-Transversal skills important to employers are also the skills improved during an Erasmus period abroad

-On average, 92% of employers are looking for transversal skills, on top of knowledge in their field (91%) and relevant work experience (78%)

-Erasmus students are in better position to find their first job and to enhance their career development

-Ersamus students have a more international life and are more likeliy to live abroad

-The Erasmus program is as inclusive as other mobility programs.

Download the Erasmus Impact Study here.