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Call: Jean Monnet Actions in other fields of Education and Training - Learning EU Initiatives

Acronym Erasmus+ - KA3
Description of programme
"Erasmus+ - Jean Monnet Actions"

The Jean Monnet actions offer opportunities in the field of higher education and in other fields of education and training. The Jean Monnet actions contribute to spread knowledge about the European Union integration matters. The following actions are supported:

  • Jean Monnet Actions in the field of higher education
  • Jean Monnet Actions in other fields of education and training

Jean Monnet Activities are expected to produce the following main results:

  • Fostered knowledge and awareness about European Union matters;
  • fostered excellence in teaching and research in EU studies;
  • increased opportunities for teaching, learning and debating on EU subjects;
  • improved quality of teaching and professional training on EU subjects;
  • fostered dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers, in particular to enhance governance of EU policies;
  • diversification and mainstreaming of EU-related subjects in teaching programmes of higher education institutions;
  • greater engagement of young academics in teaching and research on European subjects.
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Jean Monnet Actions in other fields of Education and Training - Learning EU Initiatives
Description of call
"Jean Monnet Actions in other fields of Education and Training - Learning EU Initiatives"

Learning EU initiatives will support schools & Vocational education and training institutions (VETs), ISCED 1 – 4, enabling them to provide specific content on EU based subjects (democracy, EU history, how the EU works, cultural diversity – among others). Activities should be taught during the school year and could include project weeks, study visits, and other immersive activities.

Activities will be offered by schools and VETs (ISCED 1 – 4). They may design and deliver content on EU issues and create learning experiences themselves or with the support of higher education institutions or other relevant organisations (NGOs, Associations, etc.). Activities organised under this section will boost learning about the European Union in ways that inspire. They will help students to strengthen their sense of belonging to the EU, the impact it has on their lives and their understanding of EU mechanisms and policies.

Objectives of the Action

Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives will foster the introduction of a European Union angle in the educational culture of schools and VETs (ISCED 1 –4) and contribute to strengthen European identity and active citizenship among students and teachers.

  • To empower teachers to teach about the EU using engaging methods and to bring facts and knowledge about the European Union to their learners;
  • To improve learning outcomes on EU matters;
  • To strengthen EU literacy in schools (ISCED 1- 4);
  • To create interest in the European Union and constitute a basis to enhance participation of pupils and students in the democratic process and leave them better equipped to become active citizens.
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Thematic Focus Children & Youth, Education & Training, Community Integration, European Citizenship, Shared Services, Equal Rights, Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Social Inclusion
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Turkey / Türkiye
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Turkey / Türkiye
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, University
Applicant details

Eligible are:

  • one school or one vocational education and training institution (VET)
  • ISCED 1 – 4 established in an EU Member State or third country associated to the Programme.
Project duration max 36 months
Further info A Jean Monnet Learning EU initiative must be implemented for a minimum of 40 hours per school year for three consecutive years on EU based subjects
Type of Funding Grants
Financial details This action follows a lump sum funding model. This funding scheme would allow putting focus on the outputs rather than the inputs, thereby placing emphasis on the quality and level of achievement of measurable objectives.

The maximum EU grant per project is EUR 30,000.
Submission Proposals must be submitted electronically via the Funding & Tenders Portal Electronic Submission System. Paper submissions are NOTpossible.
Contact Details

European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) -

Since 2006, the European Education and Culture Executive Agency has been a catalyst for projects in education, training, youth, sport, audiovisual, culture, citizenship and humanitarian aid. On behalf of the European Commission, EACEA strives to foster innovation in these areas, always in a spirit of cross-border cooperation and mutual respect.

EACEA are project managers, facilitators of knowledge exchange, and supporters of European projects that connect people and cultures.

National Agencies

To bring Erasmus+ as close as possible to the participants and make sure it works well across different countries, the EU works with National Agencies to manage the programme.

The National Agencies are based in Programme Countries and their role involves

  • providing information on Erasmus+
  • selecting projects to be funded
  • monitoring and evaluating Erasmus+
  • supporting applicants and participants
  • working with other National Agencies and the EU
  • promoting Erasmus+
  • sharing success stories and best practices

The list of National Agencies can be found here. Countries not in the list of Programme countries may alternately have a National Erasmus+ Office.

National Erasmus+ Offices

National Erasmus+ Offices (NEOs) assist the European Commission and local authorities in the implementation of Erasmus+ in certain Partner Countries.

These countries are located in the Western Balkans, the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean and Central Asia. Russia also has a National Office.

Providing information on Erasmus+, monitoring and evaluating funded projects, assisting applicants and participants, supporting policy dialogue and maintaining contact with local authorities and EU Delegations are among the responsibilities of the NEOs.

The list of National Erasmus+ Offices is available on the website of the Education, Culture, and Audiovisual Executive Agency.

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