EDULINK - ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Higher Education

There has been a call for proposals for the EDULINK – ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Higher Education. EDULINK is open to public or private Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs), networks of HEIs and Regional Institutions of Higher Education.

The current Call for Proposals is designed to continue fostering co-operation in the field of Higher Education between the countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP States) and the European Union.

The present call focuses on two main priority thematic areas:
– Energy Access and Efficiency
– Agriculture and Food Security

The specific objectives are to increase the capacity of ACP HEIs at two levels:
– Management /Administration and
– Academic

Proposals will aim at supporting HEIs in ACP States to create new and upgrade existing curricula and teaching methods, reinforce links between teaching, modern technologies, lifelong learning and research, as well as strengthening their management and administration capacity.
The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 23,300,000.

The deadline is 30 July 2012.

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