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By Nicoleta Susanu

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 Steps to apply for this call
 Steps to register your organization
 Objectives of the call
 Deadlines
 Tips to write a good proposal
 Tips to find a good partner
 Useful links

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1. Download all the documents:
Call for proposal 2015 — EAC/A04/2014 in English and your
language where available
Erasmus +programme guide 2015
ECAS User Manual
User's Guide of the Unique Registration Facility (URF)
and Participant Portal for Education, Audio-visual,
Culture, Citizenship and Volunteering
2015 Erasmus+ Indicative Funding and Timetable
ERASMUS+Technical guidelines for completing
application e-Forms

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 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
 ERASMUS+ Guide for Experts on Quality Assessment
 Applicants' Guidelines and User Guides
Annexes to be completed and uploaded with the eForm
Detailed Project Description
Detailed budget tables and Workplan/Workpackages
summary chart
Declaration on honour for Grants ≤ EUR 60.000
Declaration on honour for Grants > EUR 60.000
Distance calculator
Instructions for completing the Application Package

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European Commission
Authentication System
(ECAS) is the service
allowing users to access most
of the digital systems
developed or used by the
European Institutions.

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The Participant
Identification Code (PIC)
is a 9 digits unique
identifier for every
validated legal entity.
Participants will not have
to submit their legal and
financial information (and
supporting documents)
each time they submit a
proposal or negotiate a
grant agreement, but just
their PIC.

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 If your organisation does not have a PIC number, then
you should create an account in the Participant Portal in
order to be able to register your organisation in the
Unique Registration Facility (URF). A PIC is provided
at the end of the registration process and can be then
used for proposal submission.

 See the User's Guide of the Unique Registration


Facility (URF) and Participant Portal for Education,
Audio-visual, Culture, Citizenship and Volunteering

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You can search for the PIC
code at any time by
clicking the Search button
in the Organisation
Register page on the
Education Participant
Portal.

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The Erasmus+ Programme shall contribute to the achievement of:
◦ the objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy, including the headline
education target
◦ the objectives of the strategic framework for European cooperation in
education and training (ET 2020), including the corresponding
benchmarks;
◦ the sustainable development of Partner Countries in the field of higher
education;
◦ the overall objectives of the renewed framework for European cooperation
in the youth field (2010-2018);
◦ the objective of developing the European dimension in sport, in particular
grassroots sport, in line with the EU work plan for sport;
◦ the promotion of European values in accordance with Article 2 of the
Treaty on the European Union

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KEY ACTION 3 –
SUPPORT FOR
POLICY REFORM
KEY ACTION 2 –
COOPERATION FOR
JEAN MONNET
INNOVATION AND
ACTIVITIES
THE EXCHANGE OF
GOOD PRACTICES

KEY ACTION 1 –
MOBILITY OF
Erasmus SPORT
INDIVIDUALS +

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Mobility of learners and staff: opportunities for students,
trainees, young people and volunteers, as well as for professors,
teachers, trainers, youth workers, staff of education institutions
and civil society organisations to undertake a learning and/or
professional experience in another country;

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Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees: high-level integrated
international study programmes delivered by consortia of higher
education institutions that award full degree scholarships to the
best master students worldwide;

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Erasmus+ Master Degree Loans: higher education students
from Programme Countries can get a loan backed up by the
Programme to go abroad for a full Master Degree. Students
should address themselves to national banks or student loan
agencies.

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Transnational Strategic Partnerships aimed to develop
initiatives addressing one or more fields of education training
and youth and promote innovation, exchange of experience and
know-how between different types of organisations involved in
education, training and youth or in other relevant fields. Certain
mobility activities are supported in so far as they contribute to
the objectives of the project;

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Knowledge Alliances between higher education institutions and
enterprises which aim to foster innovation, entrepreneurship,
creativity, employability, knowledge exchange and/or
multidisciplinary teaching and learning;

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Sector Skills Alliances supporting the design and delivery of
joint vocational training curricula, programmes and teaching and
training methodologies, drawing on evidence of trends in a
specific economic sector and skills needed in order to perform in
one or more professional fields;

Capacity Building projects supporting cooperation with


Partner Countries in the fields of higher education and youth.
Capacity Building projects aim to support
organisations/institutions and systems in their modernisation and
internationalisation process.

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IT support platforms, such as eTwinning, the European Platform
for Adult Learning (EPALE) and the European Youth Portal,
offering virtual collaboration spaces, databases of opportunities,
communities of practice and other online services for teachers,
trainers and practitioners in the field of school and adult education
as well as for young people, volunteers and youth workers across
Europe and beyond.

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Knowledge in the fields of education, training and youth for
evidence-based policy making and monitoring in the
framework of Europe 2020, in particular: o country-specific
and thematic analysis, including through cooperation with
academic networks o peer learning and peer reviews through the
Open Methods of Coordination in education, training and youth;

Initiatives for policy innovation to stimulate innovative policy


development among stakeholders and to enable public
authorities to test the effectiveness of innovative policies
through field trials based on sound evaluation methodologies;

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Support to European policy tools to facilitate
transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications,
as well as the transfer of credits, to foster quality
assurance, support validation of non-formal and informal
learning, skills management and guidance.

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Cooperation with international organisations with highly
recognised expertise and analytical capacity (such as the OECD
and the Council of Europe), to strengthen the impact and added
value of policies in the fields of education, training and youth;

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Stakeholder dialogue, policy and Programme promotion with
public authorities, providers and stakeholders in the fields of
education, training and youth are necessary for raising
awareness about Europe 2020, Education and Training 2020, the
European Youth Strategy and other European sector-specific
policy agendas, as well as the external dimension of EU
education, training and youth policies.

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Academic Modules, Chairs, Centres of Excellence in order to
deepen teaching in European integration studies embodied in an
official curriculum of a higher education institution, as well as to
conduct, monitor and supervise research on EU content, also for
other educational levels such as teacher training and compulsory
education

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Policy debate with academic world, supported through:
◦ Networks to enhance cooperation between different
universities throughout Europe and around the world, foster
cooperation and create a high knowledge exchange platform
with public actors and the Commission services on highly
relevant EU subjects;
◦ Projects for innovation and cross-fertilisation and spread of
EU content aimed to promote discussion, reflection on EU
issues and to enhance knowledge about the EU and its
processes;

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Support to institutions and associations, to organise and
carry out statutory activities of associations dealing with
EU studies and EU issues, and to publicize EU facts
among a wider public enhancing active European
citizenship. Jean Monnet Activities also provide
operating grants to designated institutions which pursue
an aim of European interest;

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Studies and conferences with the purpose of providing
policy-makers with new insights and concrete suggestion
via critical independent academic views, and to reflect on
current issues of the EU.

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Collaborative Partnerships, aimed at promoting the integrity
of Sport (anti-doping, fight against match fixing, protection of
minors), supporting innovative approaches to implement EU
principles on good governance in sport, EU strategies in the
area of social inclusion and equal opportunities, encouraging
participation in sport and physical activity (supporting the
implementation of EU Physical Activity Guidelines,
volunteering, employment in sport as well as education and
training in sport), and supporting the implementation of the EU
guidelines on dual careers of athletes

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Not-for-profit European sport events, granting individual
organisations in charge of the preparation, organisation and
follow-up to a given event. The activities involved will include
the organisation of training activities for athletes and volunteers
in the run-up to the event, opening and closing ceremonies,
competitions, side-activities to the sporting event (conferences,
seminars), as well as the implementation of legacy activities,
such as evaluations or follow-up activities;

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Strengthening of the evidence base for policy making through
studies; data gathering, surveys; networks; conferences and
seminars which spread good practices from Programme
Countries and sport organisations and reinforce networks at EU
level so that national members of those networks benefit from
synergies and exchanges with their partners;

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Dialogue with relevant European stakeholders, being mainly the
annual EU Sport Forum and support to Sport Presidency events
organised by the EU Member States holding the Presidency of
the EU.

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Key Action/ Action Indicative Indicative Deadline for
Activities total amount number of submitting
allocated selected applications
(EUR) projects
Learning Large-scale 300,000 3 03/04/2015
Mobility of EVS Events
Individuals

Learning Joint Master 34,650,000 18 04/03/2015


Mobility of Degrees
Individuals

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Key Action/ Action Indicative Indicative Deadline for
Activities total amount number of submitting
allocated selected applications
(EUR) projects
Knowledge 7,650,939 10 26/02/2015
Alliances
Cooperation Sector Skills 7,650,939 10 26/02/2015
for Alliances
Innovation
and Capacity
exchanges of building in 120,780,000 124 10/02/2015
Good higher
Practices education
Capacity
building in 9,056,934 110 3/04/2015
youth

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Key Action Indicative Indicative Deadline for
Action/ total amount number of submitting
Activities allocated selected applications
(EUR) projects
Jean Monnet
Chairs
Jean Monnet
Modules 5,666,414 136 26/02/2015

Jean Monnet
Jean Centres of
Monnet Excellence
Activities Jean Monnet
Projects 4,280,000 63 26/02/2015
Jean Monnet
Networks
Support to
institutions and 1,500,000 12 26/02/2015
associations

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Key Action/ Action Indicative Indicative Deadline for
Activities total amount number of submitting
allocated selected applications
(EUR) projects
Collaborative 1,600,000 5 22/01/2015
partnerships 13,178,938 45 14/05/2015
Sport
Not-for-profit 600,000 3 22/01/2015
European sport
events
1,400,000 3 14/05/2016

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 Read well all the documents related to the call in
English version and if availabe in your own language
 Check the template of the Application package and
the guideline to fulfil them before starting to write the
project proposal
 Analize if your organization is elegible and have
experience in the field interested to apply
 Do you have the right staff to implement the project in
case of successful proposal?
 Don’t write your proposal with one month before the
deadline

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 Draft a project idea by using the Logical framework
tool
 Individuate the partners you need taking into
consideration the objectives of the projects and their
experience
 When you are looking for a partner send the project
idea draft together with a brief description of your
organization
 Ask to your partners to cooperate when you write the
project proposal

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Collect all the documents from partners in advance
o Europass CV staff,
o Mandate Letter,
o the annual activity report,
o the documents related to the financial capacity,
o memorandum of understanding,
o the financial identification form,
o articles of association (statute of entity),
o a copy of the certificate of liability to VAT,
o a copy of the official document

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 Lifelong learning project partner search portal
 EU Research Partners Cordis portal
 National agencies for Erasmus+ partner serach tool
 Erasmus + Dissemination Platform
 Linkedin groups
◦ EU Projects Partner Search
◦ ERASMUS PLUS PARTNER FINDING
◦ ERASMUS+ - EU Projects Partner Search
◦ ERASMUS PLUS (2014-2020)
◦ Erasmus+ : Cooperation between Education and Training

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 Facebook groups
o Eu funding opportunities and project management tips
o ERASMUS+ For EU Projects - Partner Finding +
Dissemination Group
o Erasmus+: Sport
o Erasmus+ Partner/Project Search Database
o ERASMUS+ For YOUTH Projects - Partner Finding +
Dissemination Group
o Erasmul + for all
o https://www.facebook.com/umbriautc

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