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Erasmus+ - Key Action 2 - Capacity building in the field of higher education

Erasmus+ - Key Action 2 - Capacity building in the field of higher education

Length: 2 or 3 years

Minimum grant award: 500.000€

Maximum grant award: 1.000.000€

Application deadline: 9 February 2017 at 12:00 midday Brussels time for projects starting on 15 October the same year

Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education support the modernisation, accessibility and internationalisation of higher education in Partner Countries. These projects build on the success of the Alfa, Edu-link and Tempus programmes.

The projects aim to encourage cooperation between the EU and Partner Countries and support eligible Partner Countries in addressing challenges in the management and governance of their higher education institutions. This includes improving the quality of higher education, developing new and innovative education programmes, modernising higher education systems through reform policies as well as fostering cooperation across different regions of the world through joint initiatives.

There are 2 types of capacity-building projects:

  • Joint projects: aimed at organisations to help improve curriculums, governance, and the strengthening of relations between higher education systems.
  • Structural projects: aimed at promoting reforms in higher education systems, modernising policies, governance and strengthening relations between higher education systems and the wider economic and social environment.  

In the case of capacity-building projects targeting eligible Partner Countries from Regions 1, 2 and 3 (refer to Part A of the Erasmus+ Programme Guide), both categories of projects (Joint Projects and Structural Projects) may include, in addition, a Special Mobility Strand for staff and students. This Mobility Strand is evaluated separately.

Capacity-building projects can be:

  • National projects involving institutions from only one eligible Partner Country
  • Multi-country projects within one single region, involving at least two countries from this region
  • Multi-country projects involving more than one region and involving at least one country from each region concerned

E-tutorial on the international dimension of Erasmus+. This e-tutorial provides information about opportunities available to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and their staff and students based in Partner Countries.

E-tutorial on how to prepare a competitive proposal. This e-tutorial provides information on how to apply to funding opportunities.

The Table of Projects table provides basic details about projects funded under the Capacity Building in Higher Education action of the Erasmus+ programme: project number, project type, project title, list of beneficiaries and their PICs, participating countries, names and e-mail addresses of contact persons, budget awarded and project summary as provided in the initial application.

For further information on capacity-building projects in the field of higher education please refer to the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

 

 

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