Call for funding in Portugal: Language learning and training (Unofficial translation)
The High Commission for Migration is now accepting funding applications for projects promoting the implementation of measures focused on education and training, including language training and preparatory actions that facilitate access to the labour market. Priority is given to actions that adopt measures specifically targeted at migrant women, including refugees and other beneficiaries of international protection. This funding opportunity is made available through the EU’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). The total amount available is € 815,000.
The successful projects will focus on:
- Portuguese language actions that aim to provide participants with knowledge for certification (Level A2 - Elementary User, of the CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
- Initiation actions that aim to provide participants with basic knowledge for their social and professional integration;
- Literacy actions that aim to provide participants with reading and writing skills in Portuguese, contributing to their autonomy as immigrant citizens;
- Integrated cultural orientation actions combined with the teaching of the Portuguese language to promote practical knowledge of local contexts, institutions and practices to access to the labour market.
Approved projects may benefit from a maximum co-financing rate of 75%. The duration of the projects should not exceed 36 months. The projects’ budget should not be lower than € 20,000.
The deadline to submit applications is 21 July 2020. For all information about requirements and applications, please visit the website of the calls for proposals.