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The European exchange programme for Entrepreneurs

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries.

The exchange of experience takes place during a stay with the experienced entrepreneur, which helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to run a small firm. The host benefits from fresh perspectives on his/her business and gets the opportunities to cooperate with foreign partners or learn about new markets.



10.000 exchanges in the Erasmus for Young Entrepeneurs programme

Who can participate?

  • New entrepreneurs, firmly planning to set up their own business or have already started one within the last three years
  • Experienced entrepreneurs who own or manage a Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise in one of the Participating Countries

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Sara Enrica Marci (Italy)
Bijan Khazai (Germany)

This experience opened my mind. I learnt to face new challenges with the right approach and never give up. Working side by side with my HE was illumin...