Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
One of the great opportunity to grow the entrepreneurship skills is to take part in a Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme initiated by the European Commission. The programme gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in Europe.Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs provides practical and financial assistance for the new entrepreneur staying with a host entrepreneur in another participating country. Duration of the stay abroad is 1 – 6 months, with the possibility to divide the stay into slots of a minimum of 1 week spread over a maximum of 12 months. The specific objectives of the programme are:
On-the-job-training for new entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises elsewhere in a participating country to facilitate a successful start and development of their business ideas.
Exchanges of experience and information between entrepreneurs on obstacles and challenges to starting up and developing their businesses
To enhance market access and identification of potential partners for new and established businesses in other EU countries and networking by building on knowledge and experience from other countries.