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.
Strand3 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.
Projects under Strand3 shall support efforts in third countries not associated to the E+ programme to develop coherent and sustainable systems of higher education to meet their socio-economic needs and broad ambition to create a knowledge-driven economy.
Mainstreaming and upscaling of successful results as well as synergies with ongoing or pipeline support in the area under bilateral support programmes are also elements of this Strand. Structural Reform projects will address the needs of eligible third countries not associated to the Erasmus + programme to support sustainable systemic and structural improvement and innovation at the level of the higher education sector. More specifically, these projects will address the efforts of countries to develop coherent and sustainable systems of Higher Education to meet their socio-economic needs and ultimately create a knowledge-driven economy. By involving the competent National Authorities (notably Ministries of Education) of third countries not associated to the programme, HEIs, Research institutions and other relevant authorities/bodies and stakeholders, these projects will particularly:
The proposed activities are shown in the programme guide page 297-298.
Legally recognised national or international rector, teacher or student organisations established in an EU Member state or third country associated to the Erasmus+ programme or in an eligible third country not associated to the Erasmus + programme.
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: participating organisations from Belarus (Region 2), Syria (Region 3), and the Russian Federation (Region 4) cannot act as applicants.
Eligible participating organisations:
(Further details in the Programme Guide page 298-299)
European Education and Culture Executive Agency: