Definitions for "Socrates"
(June 4, c.470 – May 7, 399 BC) was a Greek (Athenian) philosopher.
ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)
(noun) Greek philosopher; developer of philosophical thought concerned with the analysis of the character and conduct of human life. (Also made famous by Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure; the name is really pronounced: "Sa-cra-tees.")
Socrates is the education co-operation programme of the European Union (EU). Under Socrates, there is the Erasmus student mobility programme which enables you to study in a European university as part of your degree. Please see Erasmus entry for further details
An EU educational support fund.
SOCRATES is the European Community action programme in the field of education. The second phase of the programme covers the period January 1 2000 to December 31 2006. It draws on the experiences of the first phase (1995-1999) building on the successful aspects of the programme, improving and amalgamating several of the previous Actions and introducing a number of innovations.
EU funded exchange schemes designed to allow students to study abroad.