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How to apply

The 2016 call for applications has closed. Sign up to the Newsletter to find out when the next call will be launched.  

For information purposes, you can consult the 2016 Guidance for applicants, FAQ and benchmarking reports below.

Guidance for applicants

The Guidelines for Applicants pdf - 614 KB [614 KB] български (bg)čeština (cs)dansk (da)Deutsch (de)eesti keel (et)ελληνικά (el)español (es)français (fr)hrvatski (hr)italiano (it)latviešu valoda (lv)lietuvių kalba (lt)magyar (hu)Nederlands (nl)polski (pl)português (pt)română (ro)slovenčina (sk)slovenščina (sl)suomi (fi)svenska (sv) were provided to guide applicants through the application form.


Answers to Frequently Asked Questions that are not directly linked to the application form can be found on the FAQ page

Benchmarking reports

For further ideas on how to what makes a good application, please consult the Benchmarking Reports. Based on an analysis of the most successful applications, the reports aim to support the exchange of good practice and to provide future applicants with ideas.

2015 Benchmarking Report [3 MB]

2014 Benchmarking Report [10 MB]


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