On December 22 an online presentation and discussion of the “Covid-19 Impact on Erasmus+ ICM Students from and to Armenia” report and its recommendations was organized by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Yerevan Candidate Section and the National Erasmus+ Office in Armenia.

The seminar started with opening speeches delivered by the Coordinator of the National Erasmus+ Office in Armenia Ms. Lana Karlova, the President of ESN Yerevan CS Ms. Nensi Mkrtchyan, and the Vice President of the ESN International Ms. Tajana Mohnacki, who highly valued the opportunity to learn about the mobility restrictions faced specifically by the Armenian ICM participants. The main aim of the meeting was to introduce the outcomes of the reports to Erasmus+ ICM coordinators of Armenian HEIs.

Ms. Tajana Mohnacki presented the overview of the general survey on “Impact of COVID-19 on student exchanges in Europe” prepared by the ESN International. The speaker said that the research is aimed at the identification of the challenges as a result of the virus outbreak and possible solutions of the situation to the current and future exchange students of higher education institutions.

“Covid-19 Impact on Erasmus+ ICM Students from and to Armenia” survey was introduced by the President of ESN Yerevan CS Ms. Nensi Mkrtchyan, Vice President Ms. Shushanik Galoyan and Treasurer Ms. Hermine Fanyan. The speakers noted the main findings: the list of host countries in which the survey was implemented, the impact of the pandemic on the exchange process, challenges for the students and provided support to them. A number of recommendations were presented to overcome the emergency situation caused by the COVID-19 epidemic and such challenges in the future.

More info: https://erasmusplus.am/covid-19-impact-on-erasmus-icm-students-from-and-to-armenia-study-presentation-with-esn/