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 November 2019 the Erasmus+ call for proposals 2020 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 5th 2020 at 12.00;
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees – February 13th 2020 at 17.00
Key Action 2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Strategic partnerships in the field of education and training – March 24th 2020 at 12.00;
European Universitues - February 26th 2020 at 17.00;
Knowledge Alliances – February 26th 2020 at 17.00;
Capacity Building in the field of higher education (former Tempus, Edulink, Alfa) – February 5th 2020 at 17.00.
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
Chairs, modules, centres of excellence, support to institutions and associations, networks, projects – February 20th 2020 at 17.00.
More information and relevant updated documents are available at the European Commission and the National Agency websites.