Capacity building in the field of youth


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Erasmus+ Programme

Programme Description

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.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



Capacity building in the field of youth


The present call falls under KA2 of the Erasmus+ Programme and specifically under Capacity Building projects in the field of youth. The Call aims to support the international cooperation and policy dialogue in the field of youth and non-formal learning, as a driver of sustainable socio- economic development and well-being of youth organisations and young people.

Detailed Call Description

The specific action will aim to raise the capacity of organisations working with young people (outside formal learning) to promote non-formal learning activities in Partner countries, especially targeting young people with fewer opportunities, with the view to improving the level of competences and the active participation of young people in society. Additionally, the Call aims to support the development of youth work in Partner countries as well as to foster the development, testing and launching of schemes and programmes of non-formal learning mobility in Partner countries. Lastly, the Call is important to foster cooperation and exchange across different regions of the world through joint initiatives, enhancing synergies and complementarities with formal education systems and/or the labour market.

Proposals should focus on one or more of the following thematic areas:

  • political participation and dialogue with decision-makers
  • inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities
  • democracy, rule of law and values
  • empowerment / engagement / employability of young people
  • peace and post-conflict reconciliation
  •  environment and climate
  • anti-discrimination and gender equality
  • digital and entrepreneurial skills

The activities proposed, must correspond to one or more of the thematic areas listed above and they must be detailed in a project description covering the entire implementation period.

While writing proposals, the horizontal priorities of the Erasmus+ programme must also be taken into consideration and these are:

  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Environmental sustainability and action against climate change
  • Digitisation
  • Common values, civic engagement and participation

Τhe proposal will be considered as highly relevant if it addresses the priority “inclusion and diversity”.

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The EU grant per project will vary from a minimum of  €100,000 and a maximum of  €300,000.

Thematic Categories

  • Education and training
  • Small-Medium Enterprises and Competitiveness
  • Youth

Eligibility for Participation

  • Educational Institutions
  • International Organisations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Local Authorities
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Private Bodies
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • State-owned Enterprises
  • Youth

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Foundation for the Management of European (EU) Lifelong Learning Programmes
Tel: +357 22 448 888

Youth Board of Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 402 644

EU Contact Point

European Education and Culture Executive Agency: