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 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 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 ...
Can I participate in the programme if I run a franchise?
Following the European Union definition of small and medium-sized enterprise, entrepreneurs running a franchise can participate in the programme. However, an exchange between two franchisors of the same company is strictly forbidden.
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 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.