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The publication provides a detailed description of the SOCRATES programme. The introduction covers general remarks, legal basis and objectives, and building on the achievements of previous programmes. An overview of SOCRATES programme actions covers higher education (ERASMUS); school education (COMENIUS); promotion of language learning (LINGUA); open and distance learning; and exchange of information and experience. Also discussed are questions of common educational policy interest; European information network in the field of education (EURYDICE); visits scheme for education decision makers (ARION); network of national academic recognition information centres (NARIC); adult education; and complementary measures. The organization, management, budget and procedures section includes overall coordination, national agencies, selection procedures and budget. Interface with other programmes is also highlighted.

Additional information

Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1995) 44pp.
Availability: Available from SOCRATES and Youth Technical Assistance Office, rue Montoyer 70, B-1040 Bruxelles (BE)
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-0292-8
Record Number: 199530300 / Last updated on: 1996-01-26
Original language: en
Available languages: da,de,el,en,es,fr,it,nl,pt,fi,sv