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Call: Joint qualifications in vocational education and training

Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
The European Union's Erasmus+ programme is a funding scheme to support activities in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sport. The Programme is made up of three so-called "Key Actions" and two additional actions. They are managed partly at the national level by National Agencies and partly at the European level by the EACEA. Erasmus+ provides grants for activities in the fields of education, training, youth and sport. It offers opportunities for both individuals and organisations.
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Description of programme
"Key Action 3 – Support for policy reform"

Key Action 3 provides grants for a wide variety of actions aimed at stimulating innovative policy development, policy dialogue and implementation, and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of education, training and youth. The majority of them are managed by the EACEA. Most of the actions under KA3 are managed outside the annual general call for proposals. This Subprogramme focuses on the following topics:

  • Initiatives for policy innovation
  • European policy experimentations
  • Civil Society Cooperation
  • Studies and surveys
  • European policy tools
  • Cooperation with international organisations
  • Stakeholder dialogue, policy and programme promotion
Title European policy experimentation
Description of call
"European policy experimentation"

European policy experimentations under Erasmus+ key action 3 (Support for policy reform) -  initiatives for policy innovation are transnational cooperation projects supporting the implementation of the European Union policy agendas on education, training and youth, including sector-specific agendas such as the Bologna and Copenhagen processes.


The general objective of this call for proposals is to promote the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of education and training systems and youth policies through the collection and evaluation of evidence on the systemic impact of innovative policy measures. This call requires the involvement of high-level public authorities of the eligible countries and the use of sound and widely recognised evaluation methods based on field trials (experimentation)


Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Turkey / Türkiye
Joint qualifications in vocational education and training
Description of call
"Joint qualifications in vocational education and training"
The specific objective of the call is to support the preparation and setting up of joint VET qualifications or the improvement of such existing qualifications. The transnational qualifications should comprise strong work-based learning and a mobility component, address learning outcomes, quality assurance and proper recognition while making use of relevant European tools and instruments.
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Thematic Focus Employment, Education, Youth, Mobility
Funding area EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Turkey / Türkiye
Origin of Applicant EU Member States
Iceland / Ísland
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, University, Start Up Company, Public Services, National Government, NGO / NPO, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), Other
Applicant details The coordinating organisation, applying for the Erasmus+ grant on behalf of the consortium of partner organisations is either a VET provider, an enterprise, a chamber of industry, trade and crafts or a sectoral/professional organisation.
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details The partnership must be composed of at least 3 partner organisations from at least 2 different Erasmus+ programme countries (at least one of which must be a Member State of the European Union).
Recurring Call unknown
Project starts 01.09.2018
Further info The duration of the projects is 24 months.
Activities must start between 1 September 2018 and 1 November 2018.
Type of Funding Grant
Financial details total budget: max. 6 Mio. €
EU co-financing rate: 80 %
Each grant will amount between 200 000 € and 500 000 €.
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Published on 20.02.2019

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