The SocialErasmus+ project is supported by a diverse partnership in order to ensure expertise from and impact on all levels of Education. It consists of a number International and European Networks that are active in the field of Education, each with a different focus. also includes local pillars with Universities that focus on Social Impact on the local community and Educational sciences combined with local school organisation and a local youth organisation.

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Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the biggest student association in Europe. Present at over 1000 Higher Education Institutions, it unites over 520 local associations in 40 countries. More than 15,000 volunteers take care of international colleagues under the motto “Students helping students”. 

European University Foundation is a network of 20 member universities and 28 associate member universities across 23 countries. EUF stands for diversity and social fairness in Higher Education (HE) and aims to accelerate the modernisation of the European Higher Education Area. The network focuses on intensive cooperation and policy experimentation.

Scholengroep Vlaamse Ardennen is one of 28 regional school networks of the Flemish Community Education. One of the main aims of Scholengroep Vlaamse Ardennen is to increase the internationalisation of its schools and pupils in order to facilitate more participation in the Erasmus+ programme.

Youth for Exchange and Understanding is an international youth organisation works to promote peace, understanding and co-operation between the young people of the world, in a spirit of respect for human rights. Today, YEU is a Network of 32 Organizations from 27 Countries based in Europe and Northern Africa. 

The University of Vienna, which was founded in 1365, is an internationally orientated university with long term experiences in research and teaching. Currently, about 91.000 students are enrolled at the University, in more than 188 courses, of which 56 are Bachelor Programmes, 117 Master Programmes, 4 Diploma Programmes and 11 PhD Programmes. With staff of close to 9.400 employees, 6.700 of which are academic, the University of Vienna is the largest teaching and research institution in Austria. The main task and goal of this University are creating and sustaining top-quality research and teaching. Research and teaching are regarded as one inseparable entity. The Universidade de Vigo is a young public academic institution officially founded in 1990 that has managed to consolidate itself in time as a reference of modernity and innovation in Galicia. It has three main objectives: to provide higher education services with high-quality rates and oriented to promote work placements among its students, giving priority to internationalization; to promote a basic and applied research through competitive research groups at an international level; and to transfer its knowledge and scientific advances to the society.

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) was founded in 1970. It provides education for almost 15.000 students in 8 faculties. Situated in the capital of Europe, it is part of VUB's mission to be an international university. Therefore, in addition to the regular programs for Dutch speaking students, VUB also provides English programs for its nearly 21% foreign students. As parts of its basic philosophy, its location and urban student population, the VUB furthermore has extensive expertise in university-wide social inclusion services and policy.

ESN Besançon is one of ESN’s 530 local organisations and works in close collaboration with the University of Franche-Comté. Since 2016 ESN Besancon and the University of Franche-Comté started a service-learning course called ‘SocialErasmus’ for all students in the Center for Applied Linguistics.