CALL FOR PROPOSALS — EACEA 24/13 ICI education cooperation programme
Cooperation in higher education and training between the European Union and Australia, the European Union and Japan and the European Union and the Republic of Korea
The general objective is to enhance mutual understanding between people of the EU and the partner countries including broader knowledge of their languages, cultures and institutions and to enhance the quality of higher education and training by stimulating balanced partnerships between higher education and training institutions in the EU and in partner countries
- For joint mobility projects (JMP) support is provided to enable EU-partner country consortia of post- secondary vocational and training or higher education institutions, to carry out joint study and training programmes and to implement student and faculty mobility. Support includes lump sum funding for administration, grants for students and members of the academic and administrative staff. A consortium applying for an ICI-ECP joint mobility project must include at least two post-secondary vocational training or higher education institutions from two different EU Member States and at least two such institutions from the partner country. The maximum duration of JMP projects is 36 months. Special attention will be given to projects which include internships and work placements.
- For joint degree projects (JDP) support is provided to develop and implement dual/double or joint degree programmes. Support includes lump sum funding for the development work and administration and grants for students and members of the academic and administrative staff. A consortium applying for an ICI-ECP20.12.2013 Official Journal of the European Union C 373/27 EN joint degree project must include at least two higher education institutions from two different EU Member States and at least two institutions from the partner country. The maximum duration of JDP projects is 48 months. Special attention will be given to applications for joint degree projects.
The maximum amount of funding on the EU side will be EUR 350 000 for a four-year JDP project with two or more EU institutions and EUR 190 000 for a three-year JMP project with two EU institutions or EUR 197 500 for a three-year JMP project with three or more EU institutions.
Deadline: Applications on behalf of the EU lead institution must be sent to the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency no later than 15 May 2014.
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