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Erasmus+ - Jean Monnet - Networks
Deadline: Feb 22, 2018  

 Education and Training
 Higher Education

Jean Monnet Networks foster the creation and development of consortia of international players (Higher Education Institutions, Centres of Excellence, departments, teams, individual experts, etc.) in the area of European Union studies in order to gather information, exchange practices, build knowledge and promote the European integration process across the world.

The action can also support existing networks, specifically those encouraging the participation of young researchers in EU-related themes.

For further information on Jean Monnet Networks please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. 


Length: 3 years

Maximum grant award:

EUR 300,000

Application deadline: 22rd February 2018 at 12:00 midday Brussels time for projects starting on 1st September of the same year.


What does it support: 

The following activities are included:

  • gathering and promoting information and results on methodologies applied to high-level research and teaching on EU studies
  • enhancing cooperation between different HEIs and other relevant bodies throughout Europe and around the world
  • exchanging knowledge and expertise to improve good practices
  • fostering cooperation and exchanges with public actors and the European Commission services on highly relevant EU subjects

For detailed information on activities supported by Jean Monnet Networks please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. 


Who can benefit from it: 

The following can benefit:

  • higher education institutions or other organisations active in the European Union subject area, especially academics specialised in European Union studies
  • students
  • policy-makers and professionals
  • civil society and the general public at large

For the list of organisations eligible to apply, please refer to the tab 'who can apply'.   


What support is available: 

The maximum eligible grant is €300,000. This can represent the maximum of 80% of the total eligible cost of the Jean Monnet Network.

For detailed information on the funding rules please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.


Who can apply: 

A higher education institution (HEI) or other organisation active in the European integration area, established in any country of the world.

HEIs established in Programme Countries must hold a valid Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE). An ECHE is not required for participating HEIs in Partner Countries.

These projects focus on activities that cannot be achieved successfully at a national level and require the involvement of a minimum of three partner institutions (including the applicant institution) from three different countries.

The designated European institutions (identified in the Regulation establishing the Erasmus+ Programme) pursuing an aim of European interest are not eligible to apply under this Action.


How to apply: 

1.      Read the call for proposals.

2.      Read the guidelines for applicants carefully (these can be found under the tab 'guidelines' on the call for proposal page).

3.      Create an EU Login (formerly known as ECAS). All applicants must have an EU Login account. Once you have created an EU Login account you no longer need to do so again.

4.      Register in the Participant Portal and receive a Participant Identification Code (PIC). All organisations involved in the application must have a PIC. Once you have obtained a PIC there is no need to register again. The PIC will be requested in the application form.

5.      Fill in the official application form (also known as the eForm) (this can be found in under the tab 'eform' on the call for proposal page).

6.      Fill in and upload the legal entity form and financial identification form (required for the applicant organisation only) in the Participant Portal.

7.      Submit your application online before the specified deadline.

8.      Make sure you receive a confirmation email.


How are applications selected: 

All project proposals are assessed on the basis of the eligibility, exclusion, selection and award criteria described in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

For information on how applications are selected please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

Quality assessments are carried out with the support of external evaluators. For more information on the quality review, please consult the Guide for experts.


What happens if your application is selected: 

All applicants will receive a written notification of the outcome of the selection procedure as well as feedback on the evaluation of their application.

If need be, successful applicants may be contacted to provide supporting documents or clarifications.

A grant agreement/decision detailing all conditions with regard to the awarded grant will then be signed.



Jean Monnet - Networks is managed by the EACEA in Brussels.

If you do not find what you are looking for in the Programme Guide or on our website, please contact us at the following email address mentioning the action concerned (Jean Monnet - Networks)

If you are based in a Programme Country and have a country-specific question on this action, you can also contact the International Erasmus+ Contact Point (ICP) in your National Agency. For the list of these offices, please click here.

If you are based in a Partner Country, you can also contact the National Erasmus+ Office (NEO) which exists in certain Partner Countries (former Tempus Partner Countries). 

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