Dr. Z. Azimifar, Head of the International Relations Affairs at Shiraz University announced that the join proposal for an Erasmus+ project between Shiraz University and the University of Marburg has been approved by the European Union. The project is to be commenced this year and will continue for two years and will aim to achieve several objectives:
Student mobility from Shiraz University to the University of Marburg
Teachers’ mobility from Shiraz University to the University of Marburg
Hosting members from the University of Marburg to teach Shiraz University staff members
Erasmus+ (2014-2020), also called Erasmus Plus, is the new 14.7 billion euro catch-all framework program for education, training, youth and sport. The new Erasmus+ program combines all the EU's current schemes for education, training, youth and sport, including the Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius, Grundtvig), Youth in Action and five international co-operation programs (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and the programme for co-operation with industrialized countries).