The Call for Proposals EAC/S11/13 for Erasmus+ programme 2014-2020 has been launched.
The 2014-2020 EU programme for education, training, youth and sport proposed by the European Commission on 23 November 2011 (hereafter ‘the programme’) has not yet been adopted by the European legislative authority. Nonetheless, the Commission has decided to publish this call for proposals in order to allow a smooth implementation of the programme as soon as its basic act has been adopted by the European legislator and to enable potential beneficiaries of European Union grants to prepare their proposals in good time.
This call for proposals covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ programme:
Key Action 1 (KA1)
— Learning mobility of individuals
— Mobility of individuals in the field of education, training and youth
— Joint master degrees
— Large-scale European voluntary service events
Key Action 2 (KA2)
— Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
— Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth
— Knowledge alliances
— Sector skills alliances
— Capacity building in the field of youth
Key Action 3 (KA3)
— Support for policy reform
— Structured dialogue: meeting between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth
Jean Monnet activities
— Jean Monnet chairs
— Jean Monnet modules
— Jean Monnet centres of excellence
— Jean Monnet support to institutions and associations
— Jean Monnet networks
— Jean Monnet projects
— Collaborative partnerships in the sport field
— Not-for-profit European sport events
Who can apply
Any public or private body active in the fields of education, training, youth and sport may apply for funding within the Erasmus+ programme. In addition, groups of young people who are active in youth work, but not necessarily in the context of a youth organisation, may apply for funding for learning mobility of young people and youth workers as well as for strategic partnerships in the field of youth.
The following programme countries can fully take part in all Erasmus+ programme actions(Except for the Jean Monnet actions that are open to applications from higher education institutions from the whole world):
— the 28 Member States of the European Union,
— the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway (subject to an EEA Joint Committee Decision),
— EU candidate countries: Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ( subject to the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Commission and the competent authorities of each of these countries respectively),
— the Swiss Confederation (subject to a bilateral agreement to be concluded with this country).
In addition, certain Erasmus+ programme actions are open to organisations from partner countries.
Please check to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide for further details on the modalities of participation.
Budget and duration of projects
The total budget for this call for proposals is estimated at EUR 1 507,3 million:
– Education and training: EUR 1 305,3 million
– Youth: EUR 174,2 million
– Jean Monnet: EUR 11,2 million
– Sport: EUR 16,6 million
The level of grants awarded as well as the duration of projects vary depending on factors such as the type of project and the number of partners involved.
Deadline for the submission of applications
All deadlines for submission of applications specified below end at 12.00 (noon), Brussels time.
Key Action 1
Mobility of individuals in the field of education, training and youth (all): 17 March 2014
Mobility of individuals in the field of youth only: 30 April 2014
Mobility of individuals in the field of youth only: 1 October 2014
Joint master degrees: 27 March 2014
Large-scale European voluntary service events: 3 April 2014
Key Action 2
Strategic partnerships in the field of education, training and youth (all): 30 April 2014
Strategic partnerships in the field of youth only: 1 October 2014
Knowledge alliances, sector skills alliances: 3 April 2014
Capacity building in the field of youth: 3 April 2014, 2 September 2014
Key Action 3
Meeting between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth: 30 April 2014, 1 October 2014
Jean Monnet actions
Chairs, modules, centres of excellence, support to institutions and associations,networks, projects: 26 March 2014
Collaborative partnerships in the sport field: 15 May 2014
Not-for-profit European sport events: 14 March 2014, 15 May 2014
Further details can be found in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide: http://ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus