Where Migration Meets Education: Case Study of Policies Referring to the Mobility of the Highly Skilled
This chapter analyses policies relating to the education and migration of the highly skilled and outlines particular challenges arising from the international transfer of skills. The European perspective brings into focus sets of instruments aimed at the harmonisation of education systems, including a framework facilitating the recognition of foreign formal qualifications, fostering university student mobility, and establishing a tool enabling the transfer of academic credits between countries. The Erasmus programme serves as an example of a success story in this context. Since its establishment in the late 1980s, the programme has provided students with the opportunity to study abroad for a period of time.
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