European Student Card Initiative
An initiative to help students and higher education institutions on Erasmus+ exchanges by simplifying administrative processes and enhancing digitalisation.
The 3 building blocks of the initiative
Supporting higher education institutions with mobility management
Objectives of the ESCI
The European Student Card Initiative aims at achieving a
- greener Erasmus+ programme administration through paperless workflows – from application to transcript of records
- digital Erasmus+ programme through once-only principle and efficiency gains for mobility management
- more inclusive Erasmus+ programme through more ready-made and more targeted communication with students
- smoother mobility experience abroad for students and a sense of a European student identity
Benefits of the ESCI
The European Student Card Initiative makes students' mobility experiences easier and simplifies administrative procedures for higher education institutions.
Are you a student?
Are you working at a higher education institution?
ESCI and European education policy
Since 2017, the ESCI has supported priorities and activities set out in the European Education Area (EEA), Digital Education Action Plan, Erasmus+ Initiative and European Strategy for Universities.