Can a host entrepreneur from Switzerland participate in the programme?
The current condition for all entrepreneurs, regardless of their nationality, applying for the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme, is to be a permanent resident in one of theparticipating country. Entrepreneurs from Switzerland can participate in the programme provided they have more than three years experience in their business, which must be located in one of the participating country. Unless this condition has been met, they cannot, at this stage, participate in the programme.
Can an independent professional (for instance, a lawyer) participate as a host entrepreneur in the programme?
Yes, according to the European Union definition of micro, small and medium-sized enterprise, self-employed professionals are considered entrepreneurs. Independent professionals can participate in the programme as host entrepreneurs, provided that the ...
Can I participate in the programme as a host entrepreneur if I live outside the European Union?
Yes, interested host entrepreneurs must have their ‘permanent residence' in an EU Member State or in any of the other participating countries to participate in the programme and must have a registered business in that participating country.
Can I participate in the programme if I run an incubator?
Yes, entrepreneurs running incubators may participate in the programme as host entrepreneurs providing they meet the eligibility requirements set by the programme for host entrepreneurs.
Can a family member in charge of the family business and/or responsible for certain areas of the family business, be eligible as a host entrepreneur?
Yes, a successful entrepreneur running a family business may participate as a host entrepreneur providing he/she meets the eligibility criteria set by the programme.
Can I participate in the programme even though my country of residence has no intermediary organisation working on the programme?
Yes, entrepreneurs from all European Member States or in any of the other participating country can participate in the programme. There are currently no intermediary organisations in Malta, FYROM, Armenia, Moldova and Luxembourg. Entrepreneurs from ...