Meeting of the Military Erasmus Implementation Group

The 53rd meeting of the Military Erasmus Implementation Group (EMILYO) (IG) was held in Brussels on 21-23 February 2022.
The meeting was attended by Marta Wincewicz-Bosy, PhD, Prof. at the AWL and Magdalena Hryniewicz, MA, Head of the Career and Erasmus Programme Office.

The Implementation Group (IG) was established in February 2009 as a task-oriented configuration of the Academic Board of the European Security and Defence College. It features representatives from more than 70 military universities in Europe.

The European young officer exchange initiative inspired by Erasmus+ ('military Erasmus') is an initiative undertaken by the Member States of the European Union to develop exchanges between the armed forces of future military officers, their teachers and instructors during their initial education and training.

The LoD 9 - Future projects session, chaired by Marta Wincewicz-Bosy, PhD, was attended by 34 representatives of military universities. The main topic of the meeting was to discuss the preparation of the European Military Universities Network (EMUN), the dedicated European Universities Initiatives project.

The LoD-7 Finance the Initiative meeting was attended by Magdalena Hryniewicz, MA, Head of the Career and Erasmus Programme Office. During the meeting, the main ideas of the new Erasmus+ programme concerning the organisation and financing of the so-called Blended Intensive Programmes (BiP) and opportunities to implement short physical mobility of students and staff in combination with virtual components were presented.

Author: Magdalena Hryniewicz
photos: EMILYO