Record number of Irish students take part in ErasmusPlus

Almost 3,200 Irish students and trainees took part in ErasmusPlus in the 2015/16 academic year, up from 1,836 in 2008/09, with the most popular destinations being France, Spain and Germany. The number of students and trainees coming to Ireland was also up, from 5,151 in 2008/09 to 7,675 in 2016. A further 349 staff from Irish educational institutes took part while over 800 staff came to Ireland. The top sending institutions were the University of Limerick, UCD and TCD. The Erasmus programme celebrated its 30th anniversary this year.
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