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Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

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Programmes and actions delegated to the EACEA

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The Agency's mission is to implement a number of strands of more than 15 Community funded programmes and actions in the fields of education and training, active citizenship, youth, audiovisual and culture.

Lifelong Learning (2007-2013)

Sectoral Programmes

  • Comenius (school education)
    - Action c) multilateral projects;
    - Action d) multilateral networks;
    - Action e) accompanying measures;
     
  • Erasmus (higher education)
    - Management and monitoring of Erasmus University Charters;
    - Action b) Multilateral projects;
    - Action c) Erasmus thematic networks;
    - Action d) accompanying measures;
     
  • Leonardo da Vinci  (vocational training)
    - Action d) Multilateral projects aimed at improving training systems by focusing on the development of innovation and good practice;
    - Action e) Thematic networks of experts and organisations;
    - Action f) Accompanying measures;
     
  • Grundtvig (adult education)
    - Action c) Multilateral projects aimed at improving adult education systems through the development and transfer of innovation and good practice;
    - Action d) Grundtvig networks;
    - Action e) Accompanying measures;


Transversal Programme

  • Key Activity 1 (Policy co-operation and innovation)
    - Action d) observation and analysis of policies and systems in the field of education and training:
    • i) studies and research;
    • ii) development of indicators and statistical surveys;
    • iii) support for the national units of the Eurydice network and management of the Eurydice European Unit;
    - Action e) action to support transparency and recognition of qualifications and competences, information and guidance for mobility for learning purposes and cooperation in quality assurance:
    • i) Euroguidance network and National Academic Recognition Information Centres (NARIC);
    • iii) activities under the Europass initiative, in accordance with Decision No 2241/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council;
    - Action f) accompanying measures;
  •  Key Activity 2 (Languages)
    - Action a) Multilateral projects;
    - Action b) Multilateral networks;
    - Action c) Accompanying measures;
     
  • Key activity 3 (ICT)
    - Action a) Multilateral projects;
    - Action b) Multilateral networks;
    - Action c) Other actions aimed at improving policy and practices in the field of lifelong learning;
     
  • Key Activity 4 (Dissemination and exploitation of results)
    - Action b) Multilateral projects;
     

"Jean Monnet" Programme

  • Key Activity 1
    a) Unilateral and national projects:
    • i) Jean Monnet Chairs, centres of excellence and teaching modules;
    • ii) Associations of lecturers, teachers and researchers;
    • iii) Support for young researchers specialising in European integration studies;
    • iv) Community information and research activities;
    b) Multilateral projects and networks;
     
  • Key Activity 3
    Operating subsidies for European associations and establishments active in the field of education and training;

Eurydice - Network on education systems and policies in Europe

Note: See also Education and Training programmes 2000-2006 (Socrates - Leonardo da Vinci, eLearning and other strands)


Erasmus Mundus

Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013

  • Action 1: Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes;
    • Action 1A: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Courses
    • Action 1B:  Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programmes
  • Action 2: Erasmus Mundus Partnerships (former External Cooperation Window);
  • Action 3: Promotion of European higher education;
Link to Erasmus Mundus

Note: See also Eramus Mundus 2004-2008: Show Hide

Erasmus Mundus 2004-2008

  • Action 1: Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses
  • Action 2: Scholarships
  • Action 3: Partnerships with third-country higher education institutions

More information: web page


Bilateral cooperation in the field of higher education

EU-USA ATLANTIS Programme

Programme of cooperation in the field of higher education and vocational education and training between the European Community and the United States of America

  • Action 1: Joint European Community / United States consortia projects;
  • Action 2: Excellence (follow-up) mobility projects;
  • Action 3: Policy-oriented measures;

Link to EU-USA ATLANTIS Programme

 

EU-CANADA Programme

Framework of cooperation in the field of higher education, training and youth between the European Community and the Government of Canada

  • 1: Action concerning higher education and training;
  • 2: Action concerning youth;
  • 3: Complementary actions
  • 3.1: Complementary activities:
  • 3.2: financial support to policy-oriented measures involving organisations active in higher education, training and youth;
  • 3.3: mobility of professionals;

Link to EU-CANADA Transatlantic Exchange Partnerships (TEP) Programme

 

EU-ICI ECP Education Cooperation Programme Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea

  • ICI-ECP Joint Mobility projects
  • ICI-ECP Joint projects
  • ICI-ECP activities provide funding for international curriculum development projects

Link to EU-ICI ECP: Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Republic of Korea International cooperation agreements


Tempus

Tempus IV (2007-2013)

  • Joint projects;
  • Structural projects;
  • Accompanying measures, including support for the National Tempus Offices
Link to Tempus IV

Note: See also Tempus III (2000-2006): Show Hide

Tempus III (2000-2006)

  • Joint European projects;
  • Structural and/or complementary measures;
  • Individual grants;

Link to Tempus III


Media 2007

  • 1: Actions for the acquisition and improvement of skills in the audiovisual sector;
  • 2: Actions in the development sector;
  • 3: Actions in the distribution and dissemination sector;
  • 4: Actions in the promotion sector;
  • 5: Actions on pilot projects;
Link to MEDIA

Note: See also MEDIA 2000-2006: Show Hide

MEDIA 2000-2006

  • MEDIA Plus - Development, Distribution and Promotion
    • 1: Actions in the development of audiovisual works sector
    • 2: Actions in the distribution and dissemination sector
    • 3: Actions in the promotion sector
    • 4: Actions in the framework of pilot projects
    • Participation in the management of projects under the "audiovisual i2i initiative"
  • MEDIA Training
    • 1: Training in new technologies
    • 2: Training in economic financial and commercial management
    • 3: Script-writing techniques
    • 4: Networks of training courses
    • 5: Initial vocation training activities

More information: web page


Europe for Citizens (2007-2013)

  • Action 1: Active citizens for Europe:
    1.1: Town twinning, apart from the direct structural support granted for 2007, 2008 and 2009 to the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CCRE);
    1.2: Citizens' projects and support measures
     
  • Action 2: Active civil society in Europe:
    2.1: structural support for European public policy research organisations (think tanks), apart from the direct structural support granted for 2007, 2008 and 2009 to the association Groupement d'études et de recherches Notre Europe and to the Institut für Europäische Politik;
    2.2: structural support for civil society organisations at European level, apart from the direct structural support granted for 2007, 2008 and 2009 to the Platform of European Social NGOs, the European Movement and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE);
    2.3: support for projects initiated by civil society organisations;
     
  • Action 4: Active European remembrance; 

Link to Europe for Citizens (2007-2013)

Note: See also Active European Citizenship (2000-2006): Show Hide

European Citizenship (2000-2006)

  • Part 2: Permanent work programme of a body pursuing an aim of general European interest in the field of active European citizenship or an objective forming part of the European Union's policy in this area
  • Part 3
    • a) actions in the field of active European citizenship, conducted in particular by non-governmental organisations, associations and federations of European interest, or cross-industry trade unions
    • b) actions to promote twon twinning instigated by municipalities, local and regional communities and bodies, local and regional authorities and organisations thereof.

More information: web page


Culture (2007-2013)

  • Part 1: support for cultural actions
    1.1: multiannual cooperation projects;
    1.2: cooperation measures;
    in connection with part 1.3 "special actions": cooperation programmes with third countries;
     
  • Part 2: support for bodies active at European level in the field of culture;
     
  • Part 3: support for work of analysing, collecting and disseminating information and of maximising the impact of projects in the field of cultural cooperation:
    3.1: support for cultural contact points;
    3.3: support for analysing, collecting and disseminating information and for maximising the impact of projects in the field of cultural cooperation.
Link to the Culture Programme

Note: See also Culture 2000-2006: Show Hide

Culture 2000-2006

  • Action 1: Specific innovative and/or experimental actions
  • Action 2: Integrated actions covered by structured, multiannual transnational cultural cooperation agreements
  • Community action programme to promote bodies active at European level in the field of culture
    • Part 2: Permanent activities of other bodies puriuing an aim of general European interest in the field of culture or an objective forming part of the European Union's policy in this area
    • Part 3: Actions to preserve and commemorate the main sites and archives associated with the deportations, symbolised by the memorials which have been raised on the sites of the former camps and other places of mass-civilian martyrdom and extermination, and to keep alive the memory of the victims at these sites

More information: web page


Youth in Action (2007-2013)

  • Action 1: Youth for Europe:
    1.1: youth exchanges;
    1.3: participative democracy projects;
    in connection with the "structuring measures for Action 1" pilot projects on thematic approach and networking;
     
  • Action 2: European Voluntary Service;
     
  • Action 3: Youth in the World:
    3.1: cooperation with the neighbouring countries of the Union;
    3.2: cooperation with other countries;
     
  • Action 4: Youth support systems:
    4.1: support for bodies active at European level in the field of youth;
    4.3: training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations;
    4.4: projects to encourage innovation and quality;
    4.6: partnerships;
    4.7: support for the following structures of the programme: EURODESK network, Euro-Mediterranean Youth Platform and associations of young European volunteers;
     
  • Action 5: support for European cooperation in the field of youth:
    5.1: meetings of young people and those responsible for youth policy;
Link to Youth in Action

Note: See also Youth 2000-2006: Show Hide

Youth 2000-2006

  • Action 1 - Youth for Europe
    • Action 1.1: Intra-Community exchanges for young people
    • Action 1.2: Exchanges of young people with third countries
  • Action 2 - European voluntary service
    • Action 2.1: Intra-Community European voluntary service
    • Action 2.2: European voluntary service with third countries
  • Action 5 - Accompanying measure
    • Action 5.1: Training and cooperation in relation to those involved in youth policy
  • Community action programme to promote bodies active at European level in the field of youth
    • Part 2 : Support for permanent activities of bodies pursuing an aim of general European interest in the field of youth or an objective forming part of the European Union's policy in this area.

More information: web page

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