1.Introduction and objectives
This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1) establishing ‘Erasmus+’: the Union Programme for education, training, youth and sport as well as on the 2017 and 2018 Erasmus+ Annual Work Programmes. The Erasmus+ Programme covers the period 2014 to 2020. The general and specific objectives of the Erasmus+ Programme are listed in Articles 4, 5, 11 and 16 of the Regulation.
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
— Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
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 higher education
— Capacity building in the field of youth
Key Action 3 (KA3) - Support for policy reform
— Structured Dialogue: Meetings 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 Associations
— Jean Monnet Networks
— Jean Monnet Projects
— Collaborative partnerships
— Small collaborative partnerships
— Not-for-profit European sport events
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 (1): — the Member States of the European Union,
— the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway,
— EU candidate countries: Turkey and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
In addition, certain Erasmus+ Programme actions are open to organisations from partner countries.
Please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide for further details on the modalities of participation.
For British applicants: Please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the grant. If the United Kingdom withdraws from the EU during the grant period without concluding an agreement with the EU ensuring in particular that British applicants continue to be eligible, you will cease to receive EU funding (while continuing, where possible, to participate) or be required to leave the project.
4. Budget and duration of projects
The implementation of this call for proposals is subject to the following conditions:
— The availability of the appropriations provided for in the draft budget for 2018 after the adoption of the budget for 2018 by the budgetary authority or if the budget is not adopted as provided for in the system of provisional twelfths.
— The adoption by the European legislative authority of the 2018-2020 Multiannual Indicative Programmes (MIPs) without any significant modifications.
The total budget earmarked for this call for proposals is estimated at EUR 2 490,9 million:
Education and Training: EUR 2 253,2 million
Youth: EUR 188,2 million
Jean Monnet: EUR 12,1 million
Sport: EUR 37,4 million
The total budget earmarked for the call for proposal as well as its repartition is indicative and may be modified subject to an amendment of the Erasmus+ Annual Work Programmes. Potential applicants are invited to regularly consult the Erasmus+ Annual Work Programmes and their amendments, published on:
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/more_info/awp/index_en.htm as regards the available budget for each action covered by the call.
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.
5. Deadline for the submission of applications
All deadlines for submission of applications specified below end at 12.00 (noon), Brussels time.
Deadline Key Action 1
Mobility of individuals in the field of youth (1 February 2018)
Mobility of individuals in the field of higher education (1 February 2018)
Mobility of individuals in VET, school education and adult education fields (1 February 2018)
Mobility of individuals in the field of youth (26 April 2018)
Mobility of individuals in the field of youth (4 October 2018)
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (15 February 2018)
Deadline Key Action 2
Strategic partnerships in the field of youth (1 February 2018)
Strategic partnerships in the field of education and training (21 March 2018)
Strategic partnerships in the field of youth (26 April 2018)
Strategic partnerships in the field of youth (4 October 2018)
Knowledge Alliances (28 February 2018)
Sector Skills Alliances (28 February 2018)
Capacity building in the field of higher education (8 February 2018)
Capacity building in the field of youth (8 March 2018)
Deadline Key Action 3
Meetings between young people and decision-makers in the field of youth
(1 February 2018, 26 April 2018, 4 October 2018)
Deadline Jean Monnet actions
Chairs, Modules, Centres of Excellence, Support to Associations, Networks, Projects
(22 February 2018)
Deadline Sport actions
Collaborative partnerships (5 April 2018)
Small collaborative partnerships (5 April 2018)
Not-for-profit European sport events (5 April 2018)
Please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide for detailed instructions for the submission of applications.
6. Full details
The detailed conditions of this call for proposals, including priorities, can be found in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide at the following internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources/programme-guide
The Erasmus+ Programme Guide constitutes an integral part of this call for proposals and the conditions for participation and funding expressed therein apply in full to this call.