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2013 Call for proposals: EACEA/38/12

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Introduction

Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with third countries. In addition, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in third countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.

This Call for Proposals aims to support projects under Action 2 and Action 3 of the programme:

Action 2: Erasmus Mundus Partnerships

  • Action 2 – STRAND 1: Partnerships with countries covered by the ENPI, DCI, EDF and IPA and ICI (ICI+) instruments (former External Cooperation Window)
  • Action 2 – STRAND 2: Partnerships with countries and territories covered by the Industrialised Countries Instrument (ICI)

Action 3: Promotion of European higher education

  • Projects to enhance the Attractiveness of European higher education

This Call for Proposals will not select Action 1 Joint Programmes.


Deadline

Deadline for submission of applications under both Action 2 and Action 3: 15 April 2013


Text of the Call for proposals EACEA/38/12

The Call for Proposals in all official languages of the EU can be found here:

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Erasmus Mundus Action 2 - Partnerships Guidelines to the Call for Proposals EACEA/38/12

On 18 January 2013, this document was amended on page 23. The modification concerns Lot 16 (Brazil), section 5.4.1.10, point c. Type of mobility and distribution, notably the percentage of Full and Sandwich Doctorates.

On 22 February 2013, the following modifications were made regarding Action 2:

  • for Strand 1 Lot 8 (Iran, Iraq and Yemen) the budget and minimum mobility flow were modified as far as the part covered by the DCI instrument is concerned.
  • for Lot 14 and 15 (Latin America regional), the mobility requirements concerning Group A countries and Target Group III candidates were amended.
  • in Strand 2 Lot 1 (North America), partnership composition and thematic fields of study were amended.

Proposals submitted under Action 2 must use this version of the Guidelines, and the corresponding budget form (see below).

PDF enFrançais Deutsch Update 22/02/2013

Programme guide

The Programme Guide contains all general information including the conditions on how to apply for funding. This is a new edition, dated December 2012.


Documents for applicants under Action 2

Please consult these documents in conjunction with the Call for Proposals, the Programme Guide, Guidelines to the Call for proposals. An Action 2 budget form e-Tutorial is also available on the "Guidance for applicants & FAQs" to help you complete your application.

Application form and attachments

Application form

Electronic application form (eForm)

The electronic application form is now available for completion and submission on-line. All applicants under Actions 2 and 3 are required to submit their application on-line. Before you start to fill in your electronic application form please print and read the instructions for applicants.

PDF Instructions for completing the 2013 Erasmus Mundus Action 2 application form

Full application procedure

Step 1 - Download the electronic form (eForm).
Download the eForm from the eForm page. Here you will also find an eForm User Guide on the technical aspects of completing the eForm.

Step 2 - Fill in the eForm

Step 3 – Attach completed versions of the attachments within the eForm. You will find templates for all attachments in the section further down this page.

Step 4 – Submit the eForm on-line.
! 12.00 midday CET on Monday 15th April 2013 is the deadline for submission.

Step 5 – Send by registered mail a paper copy identical to the electronic submission (including attachments) to the address given in the Call for Proposals.

The completed eForm and its attachments should not be sent by e-mail to the Agency's mailbox. Any e-mail that contains the eForm and attachments, which is sent to the Agency's mailbox will be disregarded. All relevant annexes related to your proposal must be uploaded within the eForm before submission.

Attachments (templates to be used)

The following four documents will need to be completed and attached to the eForm when available:

  • Project information: Word fileen Update 05/02/2013

  • Declaration on honour: Word fileen Update 05/02/2013 Legal Entity Form: PDFen – Bank Account Form: PDFen
    (to be completed, signed and scanned as one document)

  • Budget: Excel fileen
    Update
    22/02/2013 Budget forms for all Strand 1 lots, and for Strand 2 Lot 1 have been replaced by these versions (marked v2 in the file name). Please use these versions for your proposal.
    Strand 1 Lot 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18
    Strand 2 Lot 1 / 2/ 3 / 4
  • Update 27/03/2013 Budget forms for Strand 2 lots 2 and 3 have been amended to correct an error message. They have been replaced in the above list (marked v2b in the file name). Please use these versions for your proposal.

  • Partnership statements: Word fileen
    (to be completed, signed and scanned as one document)

Model agreement and administrative and financial handbook – Action 2 partnerships

Please note that the standard grant agreements of the Agency are currently under revision due to the entry into force of the new Financial Regulation and its Rules of Application as from 01 January 2013. For this reason they are not yet annexed to the call. However, please note that the other documents available to you are already in line with the new provisions and provide you with all the necessary information to prepare your application.

In the meantime please find the 2012 version of the grant agreement for information purposes.

  • Grant Agreement for Action 2 partnerships (2012 version): PDF en
  • Administrative and financial handbook (2013 version): PDFen

Expert Assessment Manual

In the interests of transparency, the Agency makes available on line the manual used by experts during their assessment of proposals.

Expert Assessment Manual 2013 Action 2: PDFen

HEI participation in Action 2

Call EACEA/38/12 invites Action 2 applicants to involve EU and non-EU higher education institutions that have little or no experience in Action 2. For this reason the Agency is publishing a list of institutions participating in Action 2 to date:

 


Documents for applicants under Action 3

(Please consult these documents in conjunction with the Call for Proposals and the Programme Guide)

Application form and attachments

Application form

Electronic application form (eForm)

The electronic application form is now available for completion and submission on-line. All applicants under Actions 2 and 3 are required to submit their application on-line. Before you start to fill in your electronic application form please print and read the instructions for applicants.

PDF Instructions for completing the 2013 Erasmus Mundus Action 3 application form

Full application procedure

Step 1 - Download the electronic form (eForm).
Download the eForm from the eForm page Here you will also find an eForm User Guide on the technical aspects of completing the eForm.

Step 2 - Fill in the eForm

Step 3 – Attach completed versions of the attachments within the eForm. You will find templates for all attachments in the section further down this page.

Step 4 – Submit the eForm on-line.
! 12.00 midday CET on Monday 15th April 2013 is the deadline for submission.

Step 5 – Send by registered mail a paper copy identical to the electronic submission (including attachments) to the address given in the Call for Proposals.

The completed eForm and its attachments should not be sent by e-mail to the Agency's mailbox. Any e-mail that contains the eForm and attachments, which is sent to the Agency's mailbox will be disregarded. All relevant annexes related to your proposal must be uploaded within the eForm before submission.

Attachments (templates to be used)

The following four documents will need to be completed and attached to the eForm when available:

  • Project information: Word fileen
  • Declaration on honour: Word fileen – Legal Entity Form – Bank Account Form Update 05/02/2013
    (to be completed, signed and scanned as one document)
  • Budget: Excel fileen Update 01/03/2013
  • Partnership statements: Word fileen
    (to be completed, signed and scanned as one document)

Model agreement and administrative and financial handbook – Action 3 projects

  • Grant Agreement for Action 3 projects (2013 version):PDFen
  • Administrative and Financial Handbook for Action 3 (2013 version): PDFen

Expert Assessment Manual

In the interests of transparency, the Agency makes available on line the manual used by experts during their assessment of proposals.

Expert Assessment Manual 2013 Action 3: PDFen

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