garagEramus Foundation Newsletter April 2018
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Golden Laissez-Passer WINNER!

Congratulations to best Erasmus Generation talent for 2017 Konstantinos Maragkos! During the award ceremony of the Golden Laissez-Passer, the six finalists presented their proposals to the audience and the committee. The final award of 3.000€ was assigned to Konstantinos, a 25-years old young professional from Greece. He will spend the prize for his project "WE AfriHug" which aims at empowering the Youth within African local communities through education in High-schools and Universities.
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The Foundation Annual Meeting
It took place in Milan on the 25th and 26th of January and it witnessed the gathering of universities and companies from all over Europe, all garagErasmus’ Foundation members. During this two-day meeting, the Foundation presented a report on the outcomes of 2017 and highlighted the future developments of our current projects and the plans regarding the upcoming ones.

"International Talents Match"
On the 25th of January 2018, the garagErasmus Foundation organised the first edition of the “International Talents Match - 10 minutes to convince the recruiter”. An innovative way to make the recruitment of the Erasmus Generation easier for those companies seeking for international talents!


Support #Erasmusx10 campaign!
It gathers over 40 European-wide networks and civil society organisations representing the major beneficiaries of Erasmus+ programme at all levels. The idea of the “Erasmusx10” campaign emerged when European political leaders started advocating for a significant uplift of the programme’s 10 times! Sign the petition!

EuGen: new partner!
Welcome on board to EuGen (European Generation)! It is a non-profit association that supports the process of integration in Europe and strengthen social, human and civil rights. It develops international initiatives for the social and working inclusion of youngsters, students and vulnerable migrants. Visit the website!

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Bicocca Summer/Winter School
Discover the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca Summer/Winter School 2018 edition! They are international programs (usually from 1 to 3 weeks) covering a range of academic disciplines. The programs, besides being committed to cutting-edge teaching and knowledge sharing, also provide an opportunity to the students to earn academic credits. China, India and Kazakhstan are among the 2018 destinations! Visit

Thank you UBI for hosting the AM!
The Annual Meeting was hosted by Foundation member UBI Banca in Milan last January. "We are really proud to be the first bank to become a Foundation Member" said the Regional Manager Riccardo Tramezzani, "and we're honored to host, here in Milan, the garagErasmus Annual Meeting". Thank you for hosting our annual event in your premises!

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