Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

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    • Decided to create your own company or just set one up but wondering whether it will work? 
    • Are you an experienced entrepreneur who wants to share your knowledge and experience with a new entrepreneur and serve as a mentor?

    The Erasmus programme for Young Entrepreneurs can help you!


    Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs helps new entrepreneurs (both those planning to set up their own company and those who have recently created a company) to deal with the reality on the ground and expand their network.  The idea behind this European Community programme is to share the life of a European business leader and their enthusiasm and constraints, to get to know a new country and market and to try out one’s own entrepreneurial skills.  The stay can last between 1 and 6 months and is partially funded by the European Commission.

    As an experienced entrepreneur, you can also host foreign young entrepreneurs, giving you the opportunity to find out about foreign markets, develop international contacts and expand your activities in another country.

    Who can participate?

    • New entrepreneurs seriously considering setting up their own business or who have set up their business within the past three years.

    • Experienced owners or directors of an SME established in a different participating country.

    The benefits for you

    The benefits for young entrepreneurs

    • Develop international contacts
    • Get to know more about another European market and about different ways of doing business
    • Meet successful business people
    • Discover potential opportunities for cooperation
    • Benefit from financial help as part of a European Commission programme

    The benefits for you as a host entrepreneur

    • Develop international contacts
    • Work with a committed and motivated new entrepreneur, a source of new ideas
    • Learn about foreign markets
    • Find innovative solutions to improve your business
    • Discover potential opportunities for cooperation
    • Expand your business activities to another country