Erasmus+: Changing lives

Yet, Erasmus not only proved to improve career prospects, but it also broadens horizons and social links: 40% of former Erasmus students have changed their country of residence or work at least once since graduation, almost double the number of those who were not mobile during studies; 33% have a partner of a different nationality, compared with 13% of those who stay home during their studies. Based on this, the Commission estimated that around one million babies are likely to have been born to Erasmus couples since 1987.
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Learning from Pioneering EU’s Cities and Regions

In 2016 the European Committee of the Regions published a guide “Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Learning from the EU’s Cities and Regions”. From Sintra in Portugal to Mazovia Region in Poland, from Espoo in Finland to Attica in Greece, this publication collects stories about pioneering regions and cities that serve as good practices for bench-learning and understanding regional innovation ecosystems in practice. The book aims to encourage regional decision-makers to increase their collaboration and partnering. 
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