The Erasmus Salon is the first in a series of informal debates on the future of European Higher Education. On the 31st of January, two of Europe’s biggest students organisations will engage in a dynamic exchange of ideas with stakeholders and the broader public on the EU’s future programme for higher education, the new Erasmus+ programme. In the end, we hope that we, with your help, will have answered the question: What do students want from the new Erasmus+ Programme?
Students are at the centre of higher education, and therefore must be heard on the topic of its future. As the main beneficiaries of the Erasmus+ Programme, students have relevant opinions on some of the biggest issues within the current programme. This salon will feature speakers from two of the major student organisations in Europe, the Erasmus Student Network and the European Students Union. At the Muntpunt Grand Café, an institution in the Brussels public debate realm, they will discuss with you and the other participants’ different views and ideas on what should be done with the new Erasmus+ programme.
As actors in the field of education, we would be incredibly happy if you could take part in this, and future, Erasmus Salons. Named after the European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme, the Erasmus Salons are a series of 9 public debates arranged by the EUF throughout 2018 on different topics related to the future of Higher Education in the EU. Initiated to enable open and inclusive discussion about higher education, the Salons will be informal forums which invite all stakeholders and the broader public to dynamic and innovative debates. Held in public cafés across Brussels, the debates will feature speakers, which will challenge the audience and engage them in a frank exchange of ideas.
What: Erasmus Salon #1 – What do students want from the new Erasmus+ Programme?
Who: The European University Foundation (organiser), the Erasmus Student Network (contributor), the European Students Union (contributor)
When: 31st of January 2018, 19.00 – 20.30
How to reach the meeting venue:
Closest metro station – De Brouckere (metro lines 3, 4, 32) and Gare Centrale (metro lines 1 and 5)
Closest bus station – Arenberg (bus lines 29, 66, 71, 86)