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We are pleased to announce a series of briefing sessions on the Erasmus+ programme in the UK. The purpose of these events is to provide an overview of the funding opportunities available under Erasmus+. Registration is now open. There is no charge to attend but places are limited. Who should attend? The sessions are for all organisations in the UK working in the sectors of education, training,...
Updated guidance notes to support your application for Youth funding are published today. The notes are available to download for the remaining Erasmus+ Youth funding deadlines under Key Actions 1, 2 and 3.  On the same pages you will also find the relevant application eForm. Your application must be submitted to the UK National Agency by 11am UK time on 1 October 2014 for projects starting...
Tenders are invited to train volunteers taking part in the European Voluntary Service (EVS) scheme as part of Erasmus+ Key Action 1: Mobility for Young People. EVS projects last from two months to one year. The purpose of the training is to prepare participants to adapt to a new inter-cultural environment, and to respond positively to challenges. Using non-formal learning techniques, the focus is...
The European Commission has announced the selection results for joint master’s degrees following the 2014 Call for proposals under Erasmus+. Joint master’s degrees are delivered by international consortia of higher education institutions. The nine successful applications for 2014 include a consortium led by the University of the Highlands and Islands in Inverness. Working with the University of...
The European Commission has announced that it plans to publish the 2015 Call for applications for Erasmus+ funding in September 2014. The dates of all Erasmus+ application deadlines for 2015 will be communicated as part of this Call. We will be planning a series of activities in the autumn to support UK applicants and will be publishing details in September. To keep up to date with the latest...
The 2014 Call for the Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter has been cancelled. This decision is Europe-wide to enable a review of the application process to take place. In their announcement, the European Commission said: “We regret that the Call for the Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter (APEL – EAC/A03/2014) has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.” There will be a new Call...
The European Commission has published an update about delayed funding agreements for Erasmus+. This includes information on project start dates. The revised timetable for National Agencies to notify applicants is: Key Action 1: late June – mid-July 2014 (except applications for Youth, 30 April deadline) Key Action 1 applications for Youth, 30 April deadline: late August – mid-September 2014 Key...
Did you take part in the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) or Youth in Action, the predecessors to Erasmus+? The Department for Education (DfE) is keen to hear from you as part of a government review of European Union (EU) competences. Full details about the review are can be found on the GOV.UK website. Organisations that received LLP funding through the Erasmus, Comenius, Leonardo, Grundtvig,...
Applications for Key Action 2 Capacity Building in the field of youth funding are now open. The deadline for applications is 11am UK time on Tuesday 2 September 2014. Youth Capacity Building projects aim to: foster cooperation and exchanges in the field of youth between Programme Countries and Partner Countries from different regions of the world improve the quality and recognition of youth work...
Due to a number of technical problems across Europe, we are not yet in a position to notify applicants for Key Action 1 projects (Learning Mobility of Individuals) whether their applications for funding have been successful. This applies to all applications with an original deadline of 17 March, postponed until 24 March. We are working with the European Commission to resolve the issues and...

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