Written answers

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Department of Education and Skills

Erasmus+ Programme

Photo of Thomas GouldThomas Gould (Cork North Central, Sinn Fein)
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89. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if provisions will be made to support Erasmus students who did not receive their Erasmus grant due to not travelling in 2021. [22363/21]

Photo of Simon HarrisSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael)
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As part of an Erasmus+ mobility period, students are provided with an ‘individual support’ grant. This grant is a contribution towards their travel and living costs for the duration of their period abroad.  

If, due to the pandemic, a student was forced to cancel their mobility and incurred expenses such as non-refundable flight costs, they may be supported by the Erasmus+ grant and would have to provide documentary evidence to support any claim. 

Erasmus students who did not travel abroad, but who are taking part in a virtual mobility, are not entitled to grant support.

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