How Covid-19 affects Erasmus and EU mobility

The covid-19 pandemic has additionally affected the one hundred seventy,000 young people concerned in erasmus+ or the ecu unity corps. Find out how the european is helping them.


Education has been hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis. Travel restrictions and the closing of universities mean participants in cross-border mobility programmes, such as the Erasmus+ student exchange and the European Solidarity Corps, are facing challenges.


Currently 165,000 young people across Europe are on an Erasmus exchange and 5,000 more are involved in volunteering projects.


Erasmus students during Covid-19 (source: Erasmus Student Network)


  1. 25% of pupil exchanges had been cancelled due to covid-19

  2. 37. 5% of college students experienced as a minimum one fundamental trouble associated with their alternate (as an example: couldn’t cross home, lodging troubles)

  3. half of of the scholars whose programme continued have moved to on line instructions