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Erasmus+ - Jean Monnet - support to associations
Deadline: Feb 22, 2018  

 Culture and Development
 European Union

Jean Monnet supports associations that contribute to the study of the European integration process. Associations should be interdisciplinary and open to all interested professors, teachers and researchers

specialising in European Union issues. They should be representative of the EU studies academic community at regional, national or supranational level.

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


Length: 3 years

Maximum grant award:

EUR 50,000

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:

  • organise and carry out the activities of associations dealing with EU studies and EU issues such as for example:
    • the publication of a newsletter
    • the setting up of a dedicated website
    • the organisation of the annual board meeting
    • the organisation of specific promotional events aimed at providing greater visibility to EU subjects, etc.
  • to perform research in the field of specific European issues in order to advise local, regional, national and European policy makers
  • to disseminate the outcome of research to the EU Institutions as well as a wider public (thus enhancing active citizenship)


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 €50,000. This can represent the maximum of 80% of the total eligible cost of the Jean Monnet support to associations.


Who can apply: 

Any association of professors and researchers specialising in European Union Studies, established in any country of the world. The purpose of the association must be to contribute to the study of the European integration process at national or transnational level. The association must have an interdisciplinary character.

Please note that individuals cannot apply directly for a grant.

Support will only be given to associations that are officially registered and have independent legal status.

Associations are ultimately responsible for their proposals. They are obliged to implement the activities described in their work programme during the entire duration of the grant.


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.

For more information please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.




Jean Monnet – Support to Associations 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 – Support to Associations)

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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