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It would be so easy to cut the budget of the ERASMUS Programme to make immediate, short term savings in period of economic crisis. It is true that there is a massive push on national political leaders to achieve as many cuts at European budget level as possible.
From this perspective, maintaining the same level of the ERASMUS budget would be a real victory for those who intend to defend the ERASMUS project.
But it can be considered only as a defeat for those who think that the ERASMUS project is the third most relevant achievement of the EU (after the 60 years period of piece and the economic union based on the supranational Union law) the relevance cannot be overestimated of. Therefore, for us, only a massive increase of the budget of the ERASMUS programme could be acceptable as a real European answer to the crisis
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