Press Releases 2010
Organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2014 through Erasmus+, the European Union's new programme for education, training, youth and sport, can start to prepare their grant applications from today.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: €800 million to support research careers, training and mobility in 2014
The European Commission today publishes the first tranche of funding 'calls' for research grants totalling €800 million in 2014, under the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). Part of the new Horizon 2020 programme, the MSCA support European research training and career development.
Guidelines to enable trainees to acquire high-quality work experience under safe and fair conditions, and to increase their chances of finding a good quality job, have been proposed today by the European Commission.
The European Commission welcomes the Council's adoption today of Erasmus+, the EU's new programme for education, training, youth and sport, with a budget of €14.7 billion over the next seven years - 40% higher than current levels.
The latest OECD report on the maths, science and reading skills of 15 year olds reveals mixed results for Member States.
The European Commission today welcomed the adoption by EU Member States of Horizon 2020, the next EU research and innovation programme. With a budget of nearly EUR 80 billion euro over seven years, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research programme yet, and one of the biggest publicly funded worldwide.
Rīga (Latvia) and Umeå (Sweden) are the European Capitals of Culture in 2014. The cultural programme will officially begin on 17 January in the Latvian capital and on 31 January in Umeå.
The selection panel evaluating applications from Bulgarian cities competing for the title of European Capital of Culture 2019 met in Sofia from 10-12 December and recommended today that Plovdiv, Sofia, Varna and Veliko Turnovo should be short-listed.
Cultural and creative organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2014 through Creative Europe, the European Union's new programme for the cultural and creative sectors, can start to prepare their grant applications from today.
The European Film Awards annually honour the greatest achievements in European cinema.
Member States in the Council today approved Creative Europe, the new programme supporting the cultural and creative sectors. With a budget of nearly €1.46 billion over the next seven years, a 9% increase on current levels, Creative Europe will give thousands of people in cinema, TV, culture, music, performing arts, heritage and related areas the opportunity to increase their international visibility in Europe and beyond.
After several sessions already this year, the debate on the future of Europe is coming back to Belgium on 5 December.
It may be the 21st century, but women and girls are still getting a raw deal in the world of sport.