Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027.
Erasmus+ strengthens its efforts to increase the opportunities offered to more participants and to a wider range of organisations, focusing on its qualitative impact and contributing to more inclusive and cohesive, greener and digitally fit societies.
Strand1 is under the ”Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE)” action.
The CBHE action, supports international cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships between organisations active in the field of higher education.
Strand1 is designed to attract less experienced HEIs and small-scale actors to the CBHE action to facilitate access to newcomer organisations.
The partnerships under this Strand should act as a first step for HEIs and organisations with a smaller operational capacity located in third countries not associated to the programme to access and increase means to reach out to people with fewer opportunities. Projects should establish partnerships to develop cooperation ideas as well as to facilitate transfer of know-how, experience and good practices, fostering access to capacity building opportunities and improving social inclusion and the access of students/staff with fewer opportunities to a qualitative higher education offer. In particular, these projects will particularly focus on:
The proposed activities and project results should have a clear added-value for the targeted beneficiaries:
This Strand will finance small-scale projects to reduce the internationalisation gap among HEIs from eligible third countries not associated to the programme, from the same country or Region.
Eligible third countries not associated to the Erasmus+ Programme for this action: All third countries not associated to the programme (please see section “Eligible Countries” in Part A of the programme guide) in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Additionally, for each region is indicated a specific budget (see the Funding&Tenders portal).
Exception: organisations from Belarus (Region 2) are not eligible to participate in this action.
Eligible participating organisations:
(Further details in the Programme Guide page 298-299)
European Education and Culture Executive Agency: