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Europass Mobility

The Europass Mobility is a personal document that records an individual's participation in an organised mobility experience in another country of the European Union (e.g. through programmes such as Erasmus, Comenius, Leonardo da Vinci etc.). In order to obtain this document, it is necessary for the Mobility Experience to meet certain quality criteria that have been set at European level and, above all, to include learning in an educational or professional environment (so that it is a learning experience). This learning experience could be:

  • a work placement in a company
  • a period of education and/or training as part of a European exchange programme
  • a voluntary placement in a NGO
  • other cases

The mobility experience is monitored by two partner organisations, the first in the country of origin and the second in the host country. Both partners agree on the purpose, content and duration of the experience. A mentor is identified in the host country. The partners may be universities, schools, training centres, companies, NGOs etc. Since the beginning of 2006, Europass Mobility replaced a previous document called "Europass Training". Europass Mobility is intended for any person undergoing a mobility experience in a European country, whatever their age or level of education.

If you participate in a mobility programme, you profit because you:

  • enrich your knowledge
  • work or study in an environment with different technologies and know-how
  • widen your professional perspectives
  • practice and perfect a foreign language
  • become familiar with a different culture
  • cultivate your autonomy
  • make new friends or even future partners
  • offer to yourself one more professional qualification
  • increase your chances of finding a job in Greece or another foreign country

How you can obtain Europass Mobility...

You express your interest in participating in a European mobility programme, you travel abroad and acquire the mobility experience, and then, the National Europass Centre will see to the preparation of your Europass Mobility document in co-operation with the sending and host organisations that organised the programme.

What is the procedure to issue a Europass Mobility document...

The National Europass Centre is responsible for issuing Europass Mobility documents. First, the sending organisation has to submit an application to the National Europass Centre, and then, both sending and host partners have to co-operate with the NEC in order to complete the necessary information in the Europass Mobility document. Processing is made electronically through a web-based application. The document is bilingual and is issued in Greek and in English. It is signed and stamped by the National Europass Centre as well as the sending and host organisations.

For a Europass Mobility document to be issued, the application must be submitted by the Sending Partner that organised the mobility programme and not by individual participants. Moreover, both sending and host organisations have to be registered in the Electronic System of the National Europass Centre in order to have access to the web-based application. For more information on partners' registration procedure, see "User/partner registration".