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Commission takes steps to make Erasmus+ more inclusive

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Academic exchange programme will offer tailored support and dedicated funding for the less privileged

The EU’s academic exchange programme Erasmus+ will undergo a makeover to ensure greater access for a more diverse range of candidates, the European Commission has announced.

For the 2021-27 funding period, a series of measures will make the longstanding programme more inclusive, including dedicated financial support for people from underprivileged backgrounds to help cover their expenses.

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