International Opportunities – ERASMUS+

Internationalisation of Education and Training at Carlow Institute enables the delivery of high quality, relevant and meaningful learning experiences. Erasmus+ supports Carlow Institute in education and training through mobility and international links.

Through Erasmus+, we offer students the opportunity to enhance their experiences in an international context through funded residential trips to partner organisations across the world. Research shows that participating in overseas educational experiences enhances students’ progression opportunities, as well as developing a wide range of personal kills, including confidence and intercultural awareness.

At Carlow Institute we have developed links with colleges across Europe and have scheduled student visits to France and Spain. These residential visits offer you amazing opportunities to develop your cultural and educational awareness and to enhance your understanding of the international dimension of your occupational area. International visits are brilliant learning experiences and are significant enhancements to your CV too!

Some of Erasmus+ student visits included

  • Lyon, France – Make-Up Artistry students travelled to host college – SEPR – in Lyon, where they took part in specialist make-up artistry lectures, training, work placement and a wide range of exciting cultural trips.
  • Madrid, Spain – students from our Digital Marketing and our Games and Apps Development courses visited our host college IES El Lago in Madrid
  • Kuopio, Finland – Customer Service. Students engaged in work based learning in Customer Service with host Savo College.
  • Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Students engaged in training in website building supported by hosting organisation Graafschap College.

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