Resources and Tools

EWP Competence Centre

Tutorials, presentations and tools to lead the digital transformation of your institution

International Student Mobility at a Glance

Desk research published on promising potential and limiting barriers of non-traditional mobility.

Tools and Good Practices for Doctoral Mobility

Handbook of good practices and recommendations.

TitleDescriptionKey wordsYear
Green Erasmus - Good practices for sustainable internationalisationThis report provides examples of good practices for sustainable internationalisation that were implemented by HEIs.Environment2021
HliTL Institutional RecommendationsRecommendations for HEIs to adapt and improve their student mobility strategies and practices.Policy2021
FESC Training ToolkitThis training toolkit provides capacity building on a strategic level and will help you understand the connection between staff competences and quality student mobility in Higher Education Institutions. Staff training2021
PhD Career Tracks in Social Sciences and HumanitiesThis webinar offers practical information about funding opportunities and advice on career development.PhD training2021
Webinar - Mental Health during your PhDThis webinar provides early-stage researchers with practical advice on how to improve well-being and manage stress.PhD training2021
ErasmusJobs - Analysis and List of common obtained SkillsSurvey results: transversal competences of Erasmus+ students.Employability2021
ErasmusJobs - Skills Needed by EmployersSurvey results: main skills employers look for when hiring young graduates.Employability2021
ErasmusJobs Competence BookletIn this booklet you will find relevant competences developed during Erasmus+ mobilities.Employability2021
DocEnhance Policy BriefTransferable skills needed for “industry‐ and society‐ ready” PhD graduates.University-business cooperation2021
FESC Policy RecommendationsHow to improve the professional development of IROs.Policy2021
ERUM Communicating ScienceEvidence-based communication guidelines for early stage researchers and journalists Policy2021
DocMob MatrixIntroduction to the DocMob Matrix, a tool for mapping the doctoral landscape at national and local (university) levels.Quality mobility2021
Erasmus Goes Green Impacts of Climate ChangeReport on the main current and potential future impacts of
anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions.
European STEP Guidebook of Good PracticesThis guide provides an overview of the different practices implemented in HEIs concerning student engagement recognition. Active participation2021
SiEM Student and Staff Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion in student exchangesThis report provides an analysis of patterns and trends in mobility by less advantaged student groups.Social inclusion2021
SiEM Guidelines for Inclusive Mobility PromotionThe main goal of these guidelines is to increase the number of mobile students who traditionally do not participate in international mobility by improving the promotional and recruitment activities conducted by (HEIs).Social inclusion2021
European STEP training guidelinesGuidelines on how to conduct training activities to create ambassadors of student engagement recognition.Active participation2021
Erasmus Skills methodology on learning mobility outcomes in curriculaThis output of the Erasmus Skills project is meant to support universities in the general integration of international/intercultural knowledge, skills and attitudes in the curricula.Quality mobility2021
Erasmus Skills Guide for PractitionersGuidelines to help HEIs to support the personal development of students who participate in learning mobility. Quality mobility2021
MyAcademicID Success StoryMyAID brings together the eIDAS, eduGAIN, and EWP networks to create a digital environment that supports the secure and seamless exchange of data related to student mobility between HEIs and service providers in Europe.Digitalisation2021
EUF annual report 2020EUF Highlights 2020Annual report2020
European STEP Qualitative StudyCrossed perspectives on student engagement and its recognition in European Higher Education Institutions.Active participation2020
Framework of Erasmus Staff CompetencesThe Framework of Erasmus Staff Competences presents a comprehensive overview of staff competences to ensure quality student mobility, as well as lay the foundation for (self-) auditing of institutions.Quality mobility2020
Erasmus Skills Online TrainingWebinars about what it means to study in another EU country, why the Erasmus programme is an important contributor to the European integration process, and why that matters, as well as challenges and benefits international mobility experiences.Quality mobility2020
Erasmus Skills Workshop GuidelinesGuidelines to design workshops on European values and culture, European integration and mobility-related skills, attitudes and knowledge, tailored to prepare students prior to the mobility period and facilitating integration upon return.Quality mobility2020
PhD Hub User ManualThis User Manual documents the features of the PhD Hub platform and how to use them.University-business cooperation2020
PhD Hub campaign codebookThe PhD Hub Codebook presents the best practices for Local Hubs to organise successful events and provides examples and templates.University-business cooperation2020
Impact assessment of the calls for cooperationAn analysis of the data-driven impact assessment of the opportunities published on the PhD Hub platform.University-business cooperation2020
Local PhD Hub strategy updatesAn e-book presents the reflective approach of local hubs on how to achieve high-impact collaboration in the doctoral field.University-business cooperation2020
Investigation of venture capital fund in the PhD HubThis deliverable presents the venture capital fund opportunities in the PhD Hub and the doctoral field at large.University-business cooperation2020
International Student Mobility at a GlanceHLITL Desk research: Promising Potential and Limiting Barriers of Non-traditional MobilityQuality mobility2020
Example of PhD Learning AgreementThe DocMob project prepared an example of how the LA for a PhD candidate can be filled out.Quality mobility2020
DocMob HandbookTools and good practices for doctoral mobility.Quality mobility2020
Doctoral mobility fundsThis document lists the main grants available for doctoral mobility.Quality mobility2020
Local PhD Hub strategyThe Local PhD Hub strategy aims at offering practical guidelines to all Universities, as new local Hub members of the ​European PhD Hub.University-business cooperation2020
Erasmus Skills toolA tool that allows students to know which skills they have gained by taking part in the Erasmus Programme.Quality mobility2020
Erasmus500 campaignThe European University Foundation, the European Students’ Union and the Erasmus Student Network launched a proposal for a baseline mobility grant of 500€/month from 2021 onwards. Policy2020
Erasmus+ Covid-19 Mobility StatusA tool that allows Erasmus+ students to check useful information regarding their host university in the first semester of 2020/2021 (autumn semester). Quality mobility2020
A sneak peek into the new Online Learning AgreementWebinar on the new OLA organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the EUF and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.Digitalisation2020
What to expect of the new Erasmus AppWebinar on the new Erasmus+ App organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the EUF, Eötvös Loránd University and the Erasmus Student Network.Digitalisation2020
European Student IdentifierWebinar on the European Student Identifier organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the EUF and GÉANT.Digitalisation2020
Online Learning Agreement survey reportResearch carried out in the context of the Online Learning Agreement+ project with the goal of assessing the OLA platform and Erasmus Without Paper Dashboard.Digitalisation2020
#Erasmus500 DeclarationA proposal for a baseline mobility grant of 500€/month from 2021 onwards.Policy2020
Digitalisation of Erasmus+Webinar - Erasmus goes Digital: Renewing and managing Inter-Institutional AgreementsDigitalisation2020
Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for doctoral candidates (during/after)The DocMob project partners adapted the Learning Agreement during and after sections for the purpose of better supporting mobility periods abroad for PhD candidates.Quality mobility2020
Erasmus+ Learning Agreement for doctoral candidates (before)The DocMob project partners adapted the Learning Agreement before section for the purpose of better supporting mobility periods abroad for PhD candidatesQuality mobility2020
Quality & Impact Tool for Teaching Mobility AssessmentThe Quality & Impact Tool for Teaching Mobility Assessment was created by the Teach with Erasmus+ project.Quality mobility2020
Teach With Erasmus+ Research ReportResearch report focused on academics’ mobility and in particular, teaching mobility.Quality mobility2020
MyAcademicID Blueprint ArchitectureThe blueprint contains the technical specifications of the Single European eID Scheme for Higher Education, including the connections between eduGAIN and eIDAS, the structure of the European Student Identifier and the functioning of the Service Provider Proxy.Digitalisation2020
MyAcademicID: Guidelines for Connecting to eduGAINThe document explains how service providers can enable federated access to users and institutions in several countries via eduGAIN, zooming into the student mobility services that will connect to eduGAIN.Digitalisation2020
Training your staff to use PhD HubThis document helps you create insightful training activities on the PhD Hub for your staff.University-business cooperation2019
Annual report 2019EUF Highlights 2019Annual report2019
European PhD HubThe PhD Hub is the single online resource for business-driven research. It connects PhD students, universities and businesses at local and European level. University-business cooperation2019
Key insights on the local PhD HubsLocal PhD Hub strategies:
The vision of the European PhD Hub applied to the local realities.
University-business cooperation2019
The use of data for the internationalisation of Higher EducationeQuATIC project research publication on how to use data to improve the quality and processes of setting up, maintaining and terminating inter institutional agreements.Quality mobility2019
DoCENT Serious Game and MOOCThe DoCENT game application is available in 5 languages (English, Italian, Spanish, Bulgarian and Greek) and shows several scenarios produced during the workshop sessions with teachers and teachers educators.Digitalisation2019
Guidelines for Enhancing Digital Creativity in Teacher EducationThe set of guidelines sums up the key findings from the implementation phase of the DoCENT project, where teacher educators designed teaching scenarios, following the DoCENT Framework for Digital Creative Teaching and used them in real teacher training situations.Policy2019
Automatic Recognition and Credit MobilityThis paper discusses how recognition issues in the context of credit mobility could be superseded by automatic recognition mechanisms.Policy2019
European STEP survey reportHow do European Higher Education Institutions Recognise Student Engagement?Policy2019
eQuATIC GuidelinesThese guidelines on improving mobility-enabling university partnerships through the use of eQuATIC are meant for practitioners in the field of internationalisation.Policy2019
SocialErasmus+ Charter and Policy RecommendationsPolicy recommendations for Higher Education, Schools, student organisations and the European Commission.Active participation2019
SocialErasmus+: Educational Framework for Volunteering on ExchangeA detailed rationale that links the social responsibility of Higher Education Institutions and guidelines on how to implement the aforementioned recommendations can be found in the Educational Framework developed in cooperation by universities, student associations, schools and other NGOs.Active participation2019
SocialErasmus+: Practical Guidelines for Volunteer ActivitiesThe Practical Guidelines for Volunteer Activities support the organisation of volunteer activities and community engagement during international student mobility.Active participation2019
SocialErasmus+: Erasmus in Schools GuideThe Erasmus in Schools guide summarises the benefits of bringing international students into local schools and explains how school teachers can implement an Erasmus in schools visit.Active participation2019
SocialErasmus+ implementation report: Volunteering on exchange1,292 activities coordinated by 2,526 volunteers across 271 cities in 31 European countries, engaging 86,000 people.Active participation2019
FESC Report on Erasmus+ Staff CompetencesThe aim of the survey is to identify the key competences for staff involved in the administration of mobility processes.Staff training2019
eQuATIC policy RecommendationsPolicy recommendations to stimulate data-informed policy making on international institutional partnershipsPolicy2019
eQuATIC training schemeeQuATIC training schemeQuality mobility2019
LLOM qualitative studyLanguage learning in the age of mobility - qualitative studyLanguage learning2019
LLOM gamification reportLanguage learning in the age of mobility - overview of the gamified dimension of language learning in mobile environmentsLanguage learning2019
Digitalisation of Erasmus+Webinar - Erasmus Goes Digital!Digitalisation2019
Webinar: Digital tools for HEIsDemonstration of the interaction between digitalisation tools developed in the framework of Erasmus+. Digitalisation2018
Erasmus Without Paper launch conferenceVideo of the Erasmus Without Paper (EWP) network launch conference.Digitalisation2018
Buddy programme practices in Europe handbookIn-depth overview of how Higher Education institutions and student associations have been implementing their buddy programmes accross Europe. Handbook developed by the BuddySystem consortium partners.Quality mobility2018
Buddy programme portalThe BuddySystem portal allows higher education institutions and student associations to manage the buddy programmes for welcoming international students to their community and inmproving internationalisation at home for local students.Quality mobility2018
How to improve Erasmus internshipsFind out how the Erasmus+ project CAPQI works and how it supports students and recent graduates finding quality internships.Quality mobility2018
Blended staff training videoVideo showing how bringing together traditional staff weeks with virtual content allows you to level your knowledge with other colleagues and to engage with cutting-edge content flexibly and at your own pace. Staff training2018
European Student CardPresentation of the European Student Card project and the future of the current student cards.Digitalisation2018
Open Source University AllianceBringing Higher Education IT-specialists across Europe together to work on common solutions. The open source code repository was launched in 2018.Digitalisation2018
Erasmus Without Paper competence centreHere you will find useful resources, tutorial videos, presentations and other tools and material to support the transition from a paper-based work flow to manage Erasmus mobilities to a completely digital workflow.Digitalisation2018
Guidelines for blended staff trainingGuidelines from the BEST+ project on how to develop staff training combining both virtual and physical learning sessions.Staff training2018
European University initiative position paperPosition paper published in the consultation process for the launch of the European University initiative.Policy2018
Report on quality internshipsRecommendations on how to ensure optimal quality of internships abroad.Quality mobility2018
Policy recommendations for improved University-business cooperationPolicy recommendations on improved university-business cooperation by project #empl-oi. University-business cooperation2018
Guidelines for university-business cooperationGuidelines for university-business cooperation by project #empl-oi.University-business cooperation2018
University-business cooperation in doctoral educationGuidelines on university-business cooperation in doctoral education set the basis for the development of the European PhD Hub and cooperation activities.University-business cooperation2018
International cooperation in doctoral educationGuidelines on international cooperation in doctoral education set the basis for the development of the European PhD Hub and cooperation activities.Quality mobility2018
Semantic annotation of research fieldsThe deliverable implements a construction of a scientific knowledge graph via semantic annotation and linking of PhD research fields. Developed in the context of the European Phd Hub.Digitalisation2018
Learning material for staff trainings on student experienceLearning material for staff trainings on the student experience of Erasmus+ students. Developed by the BEST+ consortium partners.Staff training2018
Framework of digital creative teaching competencesFramework of digital creative teaching competences for effectively integrating digital creativity in teaching contexts by project DoCENT. Policy2018
Erasmus DashboardThe Erasmus Dashboard allows higher education institution to manage online learning agreements and to interact with students via the Erasmus+ App. Digitalisation2018
HousErasmus+ recommendations videoVideo presenting the recommendations of the HousErasmus+ project results to improve student accommodation.Social inclusion2017
HousErasmus+ video for finding accommodationVideo, developed by the Houserasmus+ consortium, presenting tips and current practices on how to find student accommodation when going abroad.Social inclusion2017
HousErasmus+ video on renters' perspectiveVideo, developed by the Houserasmus+ consortium, presenting the renters perspective on the challenges faced by international students when looking for accommodation.Social inclusion2017
HousErasmus+ final reportResearch report, written in the context of the Houserasmus+ project, on the situation of student accommodation for mobile students in Europe.Social inclusion2017
HousErasmus+ policy recommendationsPolicy recommendations, developed in the context of the Houserasmus+ project, on how to improve the situation of student accommodation.Social inclusion2017
Erasmus+ mobile AppThe Erasmus+ App was launched bythe European Commission in 2017 at the European Parliament. Digitalisation2017
Erasmus+ mobile App videoVideo for the launch of the Erasmus+ App.Digitalisation2017
Blended staff trainingsPlatform for implementing blended staff trainings, initiated by the BEST+ project.Staff training2017
Erasmus Without Paper initial reportThe Erasmus Without Paper project analysed the situation of information systems dedicated to student mobility. Over 1050 institutions answered a questionnaire to map the situation.Digitalisation2017
Modernisation of Education in the EUBriefing by the European University Foundation and the Erasmus Student Network to the European Parliament seminar, 28th November 2017 hosted by MEP Krystyna Łybacka.Policy2017
EUF NewslettersThe archive of the EUF newsletter provides an overview of the activities and policy events organised by the networkPolicy2017
Online Learning Agreement videoVideo explaining how the Online Learning Agreement works.Digitalisation2016
e-Learning platformThe e-learning platform of the network was launched in 2016 to support the deployment of online learning opportunities.Digitalisation2016
Learning Material: Entrepreneurial skills in a post- modern societyLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: Entrepreneurial skills in a post- modern society by Grigoris Zariotiadis (Aritstotle University of Thessaloniki)Entrepreneurship2016
Learning Material: Improve competitiveness on the labour marketLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: Improve Competitiveness in The Current Labour Market through personal career management and strengthening of CV by Elisabeth Pereira and Cátia Rebelo (University of Aveiro)Entrepreneurship2016
Learning Material: Leadership and Creativity Determinant for Successful EntrepreneurshipLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: Leadership and Creativity Determinant For Successful Entrepreneurship by Kristine Berzina (University of Latvia)Entrepreneurship2016
Learning Material: Leading in an Intercultural WorldLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: Leading in an Intercultural World by Madalena Vilas-Boas (University of Aveiro)Entrepreneurship2016
Learning Material: The Global Strategic Intelligence ManagementLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: The Global Strategic Intelligence Management by Dr. Manuel A. Fernández-Villacañas Marín (University of Alcalá)Entrepreneurship2016
Learning Material: Entrepreneurial skills in a post-modern societyLearning Material developed by the #europehome project consortium: Entrepreneurial Skills in a Post-modern Society by Stella Kostopoulou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)Entrepreneurship2016
Online Learning Agreement toolThe Online Learning Agreement was launched in 2015 with view at transferring a paper-based workflow to a digital environment.Digitalisation2015
Review of the 1st year of Erasmus+The report analyses the developments which have been initiated with the introduction of the Erasmus+ programme in 2014 and the possible adjustments to be taken to further improve the programme until 2021.Policy2015
Skills' mismatches reportIn the context of the #europehome project, the consortium partners conducted a study on skills mismatches between Higher Education and the business world.Entrepreneurship2015
Campus Europae reportFor the 10th anniversary of the Campus Europae mobility programme, the report collects contributions from the main stakeholders who have contributed to the success of this initiative.Policy2013
Intercultural awareness research paperBridging the gap between conceptualisation & assessment of intercultural competence in the context of the Campus Europae programme.Quality mobility2012
Erasmus for all recommendationsPosition paper on the proposal for the renewal of the Lifelong Learning Programme in 2014.Policy2012
Ride for Your Rights! reportReport on the project which vision and goals were closely linked to Campus Europae’s core objective, which is the creation of a European Higher Education Area that allows each student to “experience the unique quality of a Europe whose major achievements include the Declaration of Human Rights and scientific universalism”.Active participation2011
Ride for Your Rights! videothe video of the Ride for Your Rights! 2011 tour shows the activities undertaken on the road form Novi Sad to Saint Petersburg.Active participation2011
Credit recognition database toolThe first system to automatically recognise ECTS earned abroad, and with it, Europe's largest academic equivalences database. The video shows how the database has been operated for 7 years. The database was used in the Campus Europae programme.Quality mobility2008
Living costs database toolA living cost database that provided students with information on the living costs of the study destinations available to them. The database was used in the Campus Europae programme.Quality mobility2008
Paper on the social dimension of HEPosition paper adopted by the Campus Europae Student Council of the network on the social dimension of higher education.Social inclusion2004
Campus Europae concept paperOutline of the Campus Europae programme.Quality mobility2002
Speech of Jean-Claude JunckerSpeech by Luxembourg Prime-Minister Jean-Claude Juncker for the launch of the EUF.Policy2000