September 2018

Kevin Robinson presenting at Information Session
A series of events for promoting Erasmus+ opportunities will take place during autumn across the UK.  The Erasmus+ Information Sessions will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available under the programme in 2019, including information about each of the Key Actions. These sessions are aimed at organisations new to Erasmus+, including anyone who has not yet applied for funding but...
The UK National Agency is seeking to appoint a pool of external assessors to assess funding applications and project reports submitted under the Erasmus+ programme. Applicants need to have knowledge and expertise in the sector(s) of the programme for which they wish to assess: vocational education and training (VET), adult education (AE), higher education (HE), schools and youth. Tenders are...
Young male looking after dog in shelter
A new dedicated website for the European Solidarity Corps in the UK is now live and online at www.eusolidaritycorps.org.uk. On the website, you can discover a range of information about this new initiative for young people aged 18-30 years old to volunteer or work in the UK and abroad. The key features of the website are: Tailored content for both UK Organisations and young people  The funding...
Woman with pen in hand smiling
More Erasmus+ funding has already been allocated to UK-based organisations in 2018 than in any previous year of the programme – and there is still one more round of Youth applications to go. New figures, published this week by the UK National Agency, show that €168 million has been awarded to 932 projects so far this year, bringing the overall total handed out to almost €677m since the current...
The 2018 RAY Triangular Summit ‘Maximising potential: key insights from research for the renewed EU Youth Strategy and Programme’ takes place today in Vienna, Austria. Organised by the network for the ‘Research-based Analysis of Youth in Action’ (RAY) in the framework of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme, the event brings together 150 researchers, practitioners and policymakers who reflect...
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The final deadline for 2018 Erasmus+ youth funding applications (round 3) is 4 October at 11 am (UK time). Application forms for Key Action 1 Youth Mobility, Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships and Key Action 3 Structured Dialogue are now available.  There are two different kinds of Strategic Partnership projects that you can apply for: projects supporting exchanges of practices and projects...