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Erasmus Salon #6 - Are universities a hub for Lifelong Learning?

Join us for a drink and chat with stakeholders from the European Education sector!


Are universities a hub for Lifelong Learning? 

The Erasmus+ programme replaced in 2014 various pre-existing education, youth and sports programmes. The new programme was meant to cover all forms of education and training to provide European citizens with the opportunities to acquire skills and competences that will enable them to fully engage with society. Recently, the European Commission has announced the doubling of the Erasmus budget, but even taking into account, doubts remain over whether the new set up is prepared to guarantee education to learners of all ages.

Is the programme geared to allow all learners to take part in mobilities? What role do universities play for lifelong learning and is a European perspective relevant? To what extent does lifelong learning play a role in Erasmus+ projects? What can the future programme do to ensure access and inclusiveness for learners of all ages? These are some of the questions that will be asked and answered in this Salon, which is hosted in collaboration with the Lifelong Learning Platform and EU Events.

The event is held at the Aviators' Club. Aviators’ is an informal monthly gathering of colleagues working for Brussels-based organisations active in education, research, innovation and culture.

Join us for a drink & chat and have your say on virtual exchanges and Erasmus+!​


What: Erasmus Salon #6 — Are universities a hub for Lifelong Learning?
Who: The European University Foundation (organiser), Brikena Xhomaqi from the Lifelong Learning Platform (contributor), Inge Knudsen from the Coimbra Group (contributor) 
Where: Maison des Ailes (Aviators' Club) , rue Montoyer 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
When:11th of October 2018, 18:00 - 20:00
How to reach the meeting venue: 
Closest metro stations: Trone (metro lines 2, 6), Arts-Loi (metro lines 1, 2, 5, 6)
Closest bus stops: Trone (bus lines 27, 34, 38, 54, 64, 71, 80, 95)​

Register for free via Eventbrite to secure your spot! 

We look forward to seeing you at the Salon on October 11th! 
The Erasmus Salons are a series of 9 public debates on different topics related to the future of Higher Education in the EU. The initiative, led by the European University Foundation (EUF), will create forums for open and inclusive discussions, making the process of reaching consensus easier. All stakeholders and the broader public are invited to discuss the future of European Higher Education.

  • Use the Twitter hashtag #ErasmusSalons to check the highlights of the past events!
  • Follow us on Twitter to keep an eye out for future salons: @Uni_Foundation


11 Oct 2018 @ 06:00 pm

11 Oct 2018 @ 08:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours


Maison des Ailes

1 Rue Montoyer

1000 Bruxelles


Organised by

European University Foundation

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