Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is an exchange program for entrepreneurs; it aims at helping new entrepreneurs to acquire relevant skills for managing a small or medium-sized enterprise by spending time in an enterprise in another EU country. It contributes to improving their know-how and fosters cross-border transfers of knowledge and experience between entrepreneurs.


“Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs” program is now available for the Armenian young entrepreneurs due to Armenia’s accession to the COSME program since 2016.


Project Organizers in Armenia: "New Technology Education Fund", "Small and medium entrepreneurship development national center."




New entrepreneurs will benefit from on-the-job training in a small or medium-sized enterprise elsewhere in 36 Participating Countries. This will ease the successful start of their business or strengthen their new enterprise. Young entrepreneurs will also benefit from access to new markets, international cooperation and potential possibilities for collaboration with business partners abroad. For more detail, please follow the link:


Host entrepreneurs will benefit from fresh ideas from a motivated new entrepreneur on their business. For more detail, please follow the link:


Who can participate

New entrepreneurs if: 

· Young entrepreneurs who are firmly planning to start a business, based on a viable business plan;

· Start-up businessesestablishedwithin the last 3 years.


Host entrepreneurs if:

· Manager of an SME runs  a company for more than 3 years;

· There is a strong willingness to share knowledge and experience with a new entrepreneur and actas a mentor.


How to participate


New and experienced entrepreneurs who are willing to take part in the entrepreneurs exchange program should apply via the tool and choose their preferred local contact point. An application may be submitted by the following link:


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