Erasmus+ is open to a number of countries across Europe and beyond.
UK organisations receive Erasmus+ funding to work with partners in other countries to deliver their projects. These countries are referred to as participating countries and are divided into two groups:
The following countries, including the Overseas Countries and Territories of EU Member State countries, can fully take part in all Erasmus+ actions:
|Member States of the European Union (EU)|
|Non-EU Programme Countries|
|former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||Iceland||Norway|
The following countries can take part in certain Actions under Erasmus+, subject to specific criteria or conditions.
Partner Countries neighbouring the EU
|Western Balkans:||Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia|
|Eastern Partnership Countries:||Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Territory of Ukraine as recognised by international law|
|South-Mediterranean countries:||Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia|
|Russian Federation:||Territory of Russia as recognised by international law|
Other Partner Countries
Switzerland is participating as a Partner Country under Erasmus+.
All other countries in the world are able to participate in some Actions under Erasmus+ but only under certain circumstances. Detailed criteria for eligibility can be found on pages 21-23 of the 2017 Programme guide (version 2). For specific information about eligible countries for International Credit Mobility (ICM) activities, please refer to the ICM webpage.