Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Ceisteanna (589)

Rose Conway-Walsh

Ceist:

589. Deputy Rose Conway-Walsh asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the estimated cost to allow students from Northern Ireland to continue to access the Erasmus+ programme; if the cost includes financial support for colleges to host more Erasmus students from across Europe; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6796/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Further and Higher Education)

The estimated cost for facilitating the continued access to Erasmus mobilities by higher education students from Northern Ireland is approximately €2.1m per year. The question of funding incoming students does not arise, as they are funded by their own authorities.