More than 1.500 people attended the 1st Mobility Fair on Monday, 7 March 2016, from 12:00 until 21:00, at Innovathens in Technopolis of the City of Athens. The organizers, the State Scholarships Foundation, National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme, British Council Greece and Erasmus Student Network Greece did their best in order to promote the mobility oppotunities in Europe and beyond.

The Fair promoted mobility opportunities to students, young people, learners,  educators and researchers, as well as those who are interested to work, develop their skills, or have an educational experience abroad.

The attendees got all the necessary information regarding the Erasmus+ programme, available scholarships, studying abroad, Summer Schools, exchange and training programmes, volunteering, research programmes, career opportunities abroad and any other activity regarding mobility. Furthermore, the participants had the opportunity to take part in workshops about various mobility issues and to get personal counseling by representatives of the National Certification Agency Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

Participating exhibitors:

  • Representation of the European Commission in Greece
  • European Parliament, Information office in Greece
  • EURES (OAED-Manpower Employment Organization)
  • ΕΟPPEP ·
  • Euraxess GR
  • Goethe-Institut Athen
  • DAAD · Institut Francais
  • Fulbright Foundation
  • ERDIC – Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation
  • EU Careers
  • Asset Technology
  • BEST Athens
  • ELSA

Technology Sponsor: SAMSUNG

Admission was free.

You can see the reportage of  NG Radio for the 1st Mobility Fair 2016..

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«The Erasmus idea should be compulsory – not just for students, but also for taxi drivers, plumbers and other workers. By this, I mean they need to spend time in other countries within the European Union; they should integrate». – Umberto Eco, 2012

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