What partner countries are

Partner countries are a number of countries outside the EU, which Erasmus+ is open to. These countries include:


Partner Countries neighbouring the EU


  • Western Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia;
  • Eastern Partnership Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Territory of Ukraine as recognised by international law;
  • South-Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia; Russian Federation: Territory of Russia as recognised by international law)


Other Partner Countries


  • Switzerland
  • All other countries in the world are able to participate in some Actions under Erasmus+ but only under certain circumstances.


The participation of the above mentioned countries under Erasmus+ is subject to specific criteria or conditions.

Further information on this criteria can be found in the Programme Guide.

Cooperation in higher education activities

To find out more about the possibilities of cooperation between programme countries in the field of higher education, please visit

International Contact Point in Croatia

Jasmina Skočilić

Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes

Frankopanska 26

10000 Zagreb


Phone: +385 1 5005 635

Fax: +385 1 5005 699

Partner search for higher education

Calls for International Credit Mobility in higher education

For more information on  2016 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals please visit:


Summary on International Credit Mobility is available here.


For more information on International Credit Mobility please consult the Erasmus+ Programme Guide and  the FAQ on International Credit Mobility for HEIs or contact the Erasmus team via e-mail


*This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue

Cooperation in the field of youth

For more information about possibilities for cooperation between programme and partner countries in the field of youth, please visit following link for mobility actions and following link for partnerships.