European Entrepreneur Exchange Program

Are you thinking of starting your own business, or have you recently done so? Or perhaps you are already running a business and would like to expand it to new markets, or get fresh ideas?

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

A cross-border exchange programme which gives new entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses.

The exchange of experience takes place during a stay with the experienced entrepreneur, which helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to run a small firm.

The host benefits from fresh perspectives on his/her business and gets the opportunities to cooperate with foreign partners or learn about new markets.

The stay is partially funded by the European Union.


New Entrepreneur Benefits

Get practical experience

Advice from experienced entrepreneur

Develop international contacts

Get knowledge about foreign markets

Providers, clients and co-venturing opportunities

Host Entrepreneur Benefits

Access new skills and knowledge

Work with a fresh mind with new ideas

Knowledge about foreign markets

Opportunity to establish a new business partnership in another country


Here to help new and experienced entrepreneurs during the whole process


New Entrepreneurs and Host Entrepreneurs

apply through the online form at



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