Opportunities in Europe

European Calls

European Policy Experimentations

Erasmus+ Key Action 3
The maximum grant per project will be 2.000.00 € The financial contribution cannot exceed 75%of the total eligible costs

The activities in support for policy reform are targeted at the achievement of the goals of the European policy agendas, in particular the Europe 2020 Strategy, of the Strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020) and of the European Youth Strategy.


Proposals submitted under the present call should tackle only one of the following priority themes, and applicants are free to consider any specific aspect or measure within a priority theme:

- Promoting social inclusion and shared EU values through formal and non-formal learning

- Mainstreaming and further developing multilingual pedagogies in school education (e.g. working in multilingual classrooms / with bilingual children) and supporting teachers and their training to deal with diversity in classrooms

- Digital assessment: identifying best practices across educational sectors and countries and scaling up of best practices and experimentation

- VET teachers and trainers in work-based learning/apprenticeship (VET)

- Implementation of Upskilling Pathways for adults without an upper secondary qualification or equivalent

- Policies and incentives to support innovative teaching and pedagogical training in higher education, including through open and digital education;

- Creation of a European-wide hub for online learning, blended/ virtual mobility, virtual campuses and collaborative exchange of best practices


The project duration must be between 24 and 36 months. However, if, after the signing of the agreement and the start of the project it becomes impossible for the beneficiaries, for fully justified reasons a maximum extension of 6 additional months will be granted, if requested before the deadline specified in the agreement. Activities must start between 1 January 2019 and 28 February 2019.


Only proposals from legal entities established in the following programme countries are eligible:
- the 28 Member States of the European Union,
- the EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway,
- EU candidate countries: Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
For British applicants: Please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the grant.


The deadline for submitting appplications is April the 10th 2018 12h. (Brussels time).

The objectives of this call are to: • Promote trans-national cooperation and mutual learning among public authorities at the highest institutional level of the eligible countries in order to foster systemic improvement and innovation in the education and training fields, • Enhance the collection and analysis of substantive evidence to ensure the successful implementation of innovative measures, • Facilitate the transferability and scalability of effective innovative measures.
Elegibilility of the applicants: 
Public authorities (Ministry or equivalent) responsible for education and training at the highest level in the relevant national or regional context. Public or private organisations active in the fields of education or training or other relevant fields. Public or private organisations or institutions carrying out cross-sector activities linked to education and training in other socio-economic sectors (e.g. NGOs, information or guidance services, public authorities, agencies or services responsible for: education, training, youth, employment, social affairs, home affairs, justice, quality assurance, recognition and/or validation; career guidance, chambers of commerce, business and social partners, trade organisations, civil society, cultural or sport organisations, evaluation or research entities, media etc.)