Since January 1st 2014 the Erasmus+ programme, the new programme for education, training, youth and sport has replaced all the previous programmes in the different sectors of education (LifelongLearning, Youth in Action, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Adulink and the programmes of cooperation with industrialized countries in the field of higher education).
The programme supports transnational partnerships between organizations involved in education and training to foster cooperation and to put in contact higher education institutions and enterprises in order to face the current need of competences in Europe.
It also integrates national efforts for the modernization of the education and training sectors.
On October 2018 the Erasmus+ call for proposals 2019 was published along with the new Programme Guide that entails important updates on each action (both documents are posted in the box of the downloads).
Funding opportunities for the higher education sector in the framework of the actions included in the programme are:
Key Action 1 – Learning Mobility of individuals
Mobility of individuals in the fields of education (Programme Countries and Partner Countries) – February 5 2019;
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees – February 14 2019
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees – Joint call EU-Japan - April 1 2019
Key Action 2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Strategic partnerships in the field of education and training – March 21 2019;
European Universitues - February 28 2019;
Knowledge Alliances – February 28 2019;
Capacity Building in the field of higher education (former Tempus, Edulink, Alfa) – February 7 2019.
Key Action 3 – Support for Policy Reform
Attivities relevant for the field of education are not included in the general Call for Proposals, but will be disciplined by specific calls.
Jean Monnet Activities
More information and relevant updated documents are available at the European Commission and the National Agency websites.