Erasmus+: Country fact sheet former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Erasmus+ strengthens education and youth systems and improves employability through funding for education, training, youth and sport. Between 2014 and 2020, Erasmus+ will give 4 million Europeans a chance to study, train, volunteer or gain professional experience abroad. The budget for Erasmus+ was €2.1 billion in 2015. National agencies are responsible for managing most parts of the programme in each country. Attached you will find statistics related to Macedonia.

1987-2017: 30 YEARS OF ERASMUS
When the programme started, Erasmus targeted only higher education students, but it has since grown to offer opportunities in the vocational
education and training, school education, adult education, youth and sport sectors. Today, all these programmes have one name: Erasmus+.
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia joined in 2014 (The country is officially an Erasmus+ Programme Country and entitled to participate in all the actions of the programme on an equal footing with the 28 EU Member States and the three other non-EU Programme Countries, namely Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.)


  • 800 higher education students
  • 1 400 youth exchange participants
  • 1 500 vocational training learners
  • 1 000 education staff and youth workers
  • 100 European volunteers
  • 580 Erasmus Mundus students and staff

find more statistcs in the document attached...

Document type
  • Report


Publication Year


Republic of North Macedonia
Geographical focus
  • Republic of North Macedonia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on February 7, 2017
Modified on February 9, 2017