The National Erasmus+ Office (NEO) Georgia is assisting the Commission, the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) and local authorities concerned in the implementation of the Erasmus+ Programme. NEO is functioning on the basis of the Agreement (2017-2953/005-001, Project reference number - 391257-EPP-1-2017-1-GE-EPPKA2-CBHE-NEO) between the EACEA and Georgian non-governmental organization UNI.GE.
The mandate of the National Erasmus+ Office Georgia covers all supporting, promotion, monitoring and dissemination activities related to the Erasmus+ activities in higher and vocational education, sports and youth open to cooperation with non associated (partner) countries.
NEO Georgia has been set up in 2014 as a successor of National Tempus Office (NTO) and consists of four staff members:
Specific directions of work are:
- To assist the Commission, the EACEA, the EU Delegations and the authorities in Georgia in the implementation of the international higher & vocational education, sports and youth dimension of the Erasmus+ programme;
- To support the implementation and dissemination of results of on-going projects selected under the Erasmus+ programme.