OPPORTUNITY DATABASES ON STUDYING
Erasmus+ Learning Opportunities financed by EU grants
Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work.
Portal on Learning Opportunities and Qualifications in Europe
A wide range of useful information for international students: from information on higher education institutions to working as a student and the cost of student life throughout Europe.
Study in Europe
Website for students around the world who want to study abroad in Europe. Whether they are interested in Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral studies, here they can get the essential information on study opportunities and scholarships in over 30 European countries.
Useful website listing Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and PhD/Doctoral, short courses and distance learning programmes across Europe.
Useful website for scholarships, grants, fellowships and other student funding.
Erasmus Student Network platform designed to inform disabled students about the accessibility level of European Higher Education Institutions.
The community for Erasmus and Exchange Students. Here you can find info about all the Erasmus cities and universities, find your accommodation and connect with your future Erasmus friends.
OPPORTUNITY DATABASES ON VOLUNTEERING
European Solidarity Corps
EU new initiative offering young people opportunities to volunteer or work in projects (in their own country or abroad) while supporting communities and people around Europe. Interested young people can register for the European Solidarity Corps already when they are 17 years old, but they will be able to start a project when they are over 18 up to the age of 30 years old. After a simple registration process, European Solidarity Corps participants could be selected and invited to join a wide range of projects, such as helping to prevent natural disasters or rebuild afterwards, assisting in centres for asylum seekers, or addressing different social issues in communities.
Database of European Voluntary Service organisations
A list of the organisations which have been accredited to run projects under the European Union's European Voluntary Service scheme, as well as their contact details.
Database of Volunteering Opportunities
If you want to join the growing number of young people who volunteer in Europe and across the world, there are many places online where you can choose the best opportunity for you.
EU Aid Volunteers vacancies
List of both deployment and online volunteering opportunities under the EU Aid Volunteers initiative. Deployed volunteers to humanitarian aid projects receive training, and get accommodation and travel costs covered, and may have the possibility to undertake additional training in a European humanitarian organisation before deployment.
Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations
This organisation represents national bodies that run international voluntary projects. The site includes a detailed presentation of the network and a useful list of its members.
Service Civil International
Voluntary projects worldwide, information on organisations dealing with them, and many useful links and documents.
United Nations Volunteers
An open door to opportunities with UN Volunteers and like-minded organisations around the world. Learn more about different volunteer options: abroad, in your own country and online. Read about the experiences of former volunteers.
United Nations Volunteers – Online Volunteering Service
This site is for volunteers who want to get involved in a development project without leaving home, and for organisations looking for online volunteers around the world. Here you will find translated documents, articles, data and projects for helping people and communities in the developing world.
International Cultural Youth Exchange
Non-profit, international youth organisation coordinating youth exchange and voluntary service programmes in more than 38 countries worldwide. Volunteer placements are usually in social work, education, youth work, health education and environmental work. Site has a searchable database of placements.
Volunteers always welcome at Greenpeace.
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
WWOOF is a network of national organisations that help volunteers to live and learn on organic properties in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania.
WWOOF organisations brings together Hosts and volunteers ("WWOOFers") helping each other to make a healthier world.
Site to help you find information and advice on voluntary work all over the world at any age.
Connects people, organisations and resources and offers a place to find volunteer opportunities, non-profit jobs, internships and organisations around the world.
Youth for Exchange and Understanding (YEU)
Youth for Exchange and Understanding works to promote peace, understanding and co-operation between the young people of the world, in a spirit of respect for human rights.
European Educational Exchanges – Youth for Understanding (EEE-YFU)
EEE-YFU is the umbrella organisation for national YFU organisations in Europe and currently has 29 member organisations. Youth for Understanding is a non-profit youth exchange organisation, providing exchange programmes for 15 to 18 year old students in more than 50 countries world wide.
OPPORTUNITY DATABASES ON WORKING
Your first EURES job
This initiative helps young aims to help young people from 18 to 35 years old, of any of the EU28 countries + Iceland and Norway (EFTA/EEA countries) to find a work placement (job or traineeship) in another EU EFTA/EEA country.
Online platform where companies and organisations can promote and showcase their youth opportunities designed to help young Europeans take their first steps into the labour market. Opportunities include apprenticeships, traineeships, training programmes, e-learning courses, language training, mobility support, coaching and mentoring etc.
EURES: The European Job Mobility Portal
Job search database run by the Inter-European Government Employment Service lists job vacancies all over Europe. Source of information on finding jobs abroad, trends in the European labour market, and living and working conditions in European countries.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
Gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other countries. The exchange of experience takes place during a stay with the experienced entrepreneur, who helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to run a small firm.
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) web platform where companies and organisations can publish their internship offers and search for interns, and where students that want to do an internship abroad can have their profiles, search and apply for internships vacancies.
European Union’s website for researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe. The site essential information about European research opportunities covering funding, fellowships and advice on planning your move. You can also search through over 40000 jobs per year in universities, research institutes and industry across Europe.