Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) & European Policy Statement (EPS) 2021-27

The University of Sassari has been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) by the European Commission, valid for the 2021-27 period. The ECHE provides the general quality framework for European and international cooperation activities which a higher education institution may carry out within Erasmus+. Being awarded an ECHE for the 2021 – 2027 period is the entry ticket for all higher education institutions into the new Erasmus+ programme.

By signing the ECHE, the University of Sassari commits to:

  • Respect in full the principles of non-discrimination, transparency and inclusion set out in the Erasmus+ Programme.
  • Ensure equal and equitable access and opportunities to current and prospective participants from all backgrounds, paying particular attention to the inclusion of those with fewer opportunities.
  • Ensure full automatic recognition of all credits (based on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System – ECTS) gained for learning outcomes satisfactorily achieved during a period of study/training abroad, including during blended mobility.
  • Charge no fees, in the case of credit mobility, to incoming mobile students for tuition, registration, examinations or access to laboratory and library facilities.
  • Ensure the quality of the mobility activities and of the cooperation projects throughout the application and implementation phases.

Implement the priorities of the Erasmus+ Programme:

  • By undertaking the necessary steps to implement digital mobility management in line with the technical
  • standards of the European Student Card Initiative.
  • By promoting environmentally friendly practices in all activities related to the Programme.
  • By encouraging the participation of individuals with fewer opportunities in the Programme.
  • By promoting civic engagement and encouraging students and staff to get involved as active citizens before, during and after their participation in a mobility activity or cooperation project.