On 24 November 2021, the European Commission published the new guide to the 2021-2027 Erasmus + Programme.
The Erasmus + Programme offers exchange opportunities for study, teaching and training for students and teaching staff. It supports international partnerships among organizations operating in the education and training sectors in order to foster collaboration and bring the world of education and work closer together. A specific aim is to address the current need for specfic skill sets in Europe.
The Erasmus + 2021-2027 Program also introduces many innovations in order to be more inclusive, to support green and digital transitions, to promote investment in initiatives that raise awareness of environmental issues and in projects that aim to develop highly specialized digital skills.
The 2022 Call for Proposals for the Erasmus + Programme was recently published together with new Programme Guide which contains the guidelines related to the various actions.
Those interested in preparing and submitting an Erasmus+ application are kindly invited to contact the International Relations Division (international [at] unitn.it) for guidance and support.
The funding opportunities for the higher education sector under the actions included in the program are:
Action 1 - Individual Mobility for Educational Purposes
Mobility of individuals in the field of higher education: EU Member States e third countries associated to the programme - KA131-HED and Third Countries non associated to the programme - KA171-HED - 23 February 2022 at 12.00 (CET)
This action supports opportunities for students as well as for professors and staff of higher education institutions to undertake a learning and/or professional experience in another country.
Action 2 - Cooperation Among Organizations and Institutions
Cooperation Partnerships in the fields of education, training and youth, except for those submitted by European NGOs- KA 220-HED - 23 March 2022 at 12.00 (CET) and Cooperation Partnerships in the field of sport - 23 March 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
The primary goal of Cooperation Partnerships is to allow organisations to increase the quality and relevance of their activities, to develop and reinforce their networks of partners, to increase their capacity to operate jointly at transnational level, boosting internationalisation of their activities, and through exchanging or developing new practices and methods as well as sharing and confronting ideas.
Erasmus Mundus Action - 16 February 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
This action aims at fostering excellence and world-wide internationalisation of higher education institutions via study programmes – at master course level – jointly delivered and jointly recognised by higher education institutions established in Europe, and open to institutions in other countries of the world.
Alliances for innovation - 15 September 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
This action aims at fostering strategic cooperation between key players in higher education and vocational education and training, business and research – the "knowledge triangle" – to foster innovation and modernisation of education and training systems in identifying and supplying the right set of skills, knowledge and competences to match the future labour market demand in sectors and fields that are strategic for Europe's sustainable growth and competitiveness.
Erasmus+ Teacher academies - 7 S eptember2022 at 17.00 (CET)
The overall objective of this action is to create European partnerships of teacher education and training providers to set up Erasmus+ Teacher Academies that will develop a European and international outlook in teacher education. These Academies will embrace multilingualism and cultural diversity, develop teacher education in line with the EU’s priorities in education policy and contribute to the objectives of the 16 European Education Area.
Capacity Building in higher education - 17 February 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
This action supports international cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations active in the higher education field in EU Member States or third countries associated to the programme and third countries not associated to the programme. They aim to support the relevance, quality, modernisation and accessibility and of higher education in third countries not associated to the programme as a driver of sustainable socio-economic development.
Forward-loooking projects - 15 March 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
This action will aim to foster innovation, creativity and participation, as well as social entrepreneurship in different fields of education and training. It will support forward-looking ideas based around key European priorities, and that have the potential of becoming mainstreamed and giving input for improving education and training systems, as well as to bring a substantial innovative effect in terms of methods and practices to all types of learning and active participation settings for Europe's social cohesion.
European Universities: non included in the general Call for Proposals, but in a specific Call - 22 March 2022 at 17.00 (CET)
This action supports the emergence of bottom-up networks of higher education institutions, which will bring cross-border cooperation to the next level of ambition, through the development of joint long-term strategies for top-quality education, research and innovation, based on a common vision and shared values.