With the European Commission warning that it is “increasingly likely” the UK will leave the EU without a deal, Research Europe looks at the outstanding questions around the arrangements for British involvement in EU programmes.
The Commission said on 25 March that it had completed its preparations for the UK leaving the EU without a deal, which is now most likely to happen on 12 April. But research organisations are saying they are still in the dark about some aspects of EU and UK preparations and commitments.
Best protected would be students and trainees who are already on learning exchanges abroad as part of the EU’s Erasmus+ mobility programme at the time of the UK’s withdrawal. The EU has confirmed that they would be able to complete their studies and continue to receive the relevant funding.