Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE)

Capacity: 100 Starting: 31 December 2017 0:00 - 0:00

UPDATE: ECE’s role as intermediary organization for this programme has ended by 31-12-2017. For more info and to find another intermediary organization, please go to www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other participating Countries.

Who can participate?

  • New entrepreneurs, firmly planning to set up their own business or have already started one within the last three years;
  • Experienced entrepreneurs who own or manage a Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise in one of the Participating Countries.

Why participate?

Whether you are a new or highly experienced entrepreneur, the programme can offer strong added value to your business: possible benefits include exchange of knowledge and experience, networking opportunities across Europe, new commercial relations or markets abroad.

The exchange of experience takes place during a stay with the experienced entrepreneur, which helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to run a small firm. The host benefits from fresh perspectives on his/her business and gets the opportunities to cooperate with foreign partners or learn about new markets.

The stay is partially funded by the European Union.

How to apply

The Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE) is one of the various intermediary organizations (IO’s) that facilitates the exchanges.

In order to apply for EYE as New Entrepreneur, follow these 5 steps:

1. Have your CV, motivation statement and business plan ready;
2. Apply on www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu;
3. Select a contact point in your country;
Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
4. Get in touch with a host entrepreneur abroad and agree on the exchange project (i.e. dates, objectives and activities);
5. Once your relationship has been approved, a funding agreement should be signed with your local contact point.

For more information and to apply to the programme, see the EYE website: http://www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu/

If you have any questions about the programme, email Annique de Greef degreef@ece.nl


Annique de Greef



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