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Erasmus+ Programme Guide

What is it?

The Erasmus+ Programme Guidepdf(9.38 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  is an integral part of the 2016 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and its corrigendum, published on 22/10/2015.

Organisations and institutions seeking funding in the framework of this call must comply with the conditions for participation and funding expressed in this Guide.

The document provides information on:

  • the priorities of the programme,
  • the actions supported,
  • the funding available for different actions,
  • detailed information on participation.
What language versions are available?

The Programme Guide is currently only available in English, although other language versions will be published soon.

How to apply?

Organisations are invited to submit applications on-line to the National Agency in the relevant country or to the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.

The 2016 on-line application forms and related documents are currently being prepared and will be available on websites of either the National Agencies or the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, depending on the actions concerned.

Individuals seeking to apply should contact their organisation, institution, or educational establishment.

What are the main changes?

The main changes include:

  • New opportunities in Vocational Education and Training Mobility (possibility for organisations to apply for mobility projects with and without a VET Charter)
  • More targeted Strategic Partnerships (clearer distinction between projects supporting innovation and supporting exchange of best practices.
  • Revised format of Sector Skills Alliances: two strands supporting needs identification and design and delivery of VET
  • New opportunities in sport: Small Collaborative Partnerships.

Throughout the Guide, a special focus is put on encouraging projects supporting social inclusion (notably of refugees and migrants), as well as preventing radicalisation.

Where to find out more?

Organisations seeking further information on the process can contact their National Agency, National Office or the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in Brussels.

Where to find previous versions of the guide?

The previous versions of the 2015 Programme Guide (which only apply to the 2015 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals) are available below:

The 2014 Programme Guide is also available for consultation, but applies only to the 2014 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals.



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