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Erasmus+ eForms

Bellow you can find the eForms for every Key Action. In order to use this eForm you should select the one that you need for your project and then save the PDF file to your computer. You cannot fill in the eForm in your browser. The first step in the application process is to register your organization online and obtain the PIC number. If you don't have the PIC number go to the Procedure tab to learn how to obtain it. In the Erasmus Plus programme the application system is online, you don't need to send any hard copies to your National Agency. We recommend that you download the eForms from your National Agency website. Visit your NA wesite.

Erasmus+ Key Action 1 (Learning mobility of individuals)

Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (Co-operation and Innovation for Good Practices)

Erasmus+ Key Action 3 (Support for Policy Reform)

Download the Erasmus Plus Mandate Letter
Download the Erasmus Plus Guide in English
Download the Erasmus Plus Guide in French
Download the Erasmus Plus Guide in German

Model Erasmus+ eForms (Draft)

Erasmus+ Key Action 1 (Learning mobility of individuals) MODEL

Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (Co-operation and Innovation for Good Practices) MODEL

Erasmus+ Key Action 3 (Support for Policy Reform) MODEL

Source: European Commission

Erasmus Plus Guide

The Erasmus Plus Guide is available online. This Programme Guide is a tool for anybody who would like to have a thorough knowledge of what the Erasmus+ Programme is about. You can download it by clicking on this link:

Link: Erasmus+ Guide in Englishpdf

Link: Erasmus+ Guide in Frenchpdf

Link: Erasmus+ Guide in Germanpdf

The Programme Guide has three main parts:

  • Part A offers a general overview of the Programme. It gives information about the objectives, priorities and main features of the Programme, the Programme Countries, the implementing structures and the overall budget available. This section is addressed to those who wish to have a general overview of the scope and the structure of the Programme.
  • Part B provides specific information about the Actions of the Programme that are covered by this Guide. This section is mainly addressed to those who are interested in knowing more in detail which types of projects are supported by the Programme. The information provided in this section is further detailed in Annex I of this Guide.
  • Part C gives detailed information on procedures for grant application and selection of projects, as well as the financial and administrative provisions linked to the award of an Erasmus+ grant. This section is addressed to all those who intend to submit a project proposal under the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals is all about providing opportunities for individuals to improve their skills, enhance their employability and gain cultural awareness.

Under Key Action 1 organisations can apply for funding to run mobility projects. These projects enable organisations to offer structured study, work experience, job shadowing, training and teaching opportunities to staff and learners.

Beneficiaries are able to spend a period of time in another participating country gaining valuable experience of life, study and work with the aim of increasing the opportunities available to them in the future.
Key Action 1 covers the five fields of Higher Education, vocational education and training, schools, adult education and youth. It is important to note that target groups and activities for Key Action 1 vary by field.

Key Action 1 is the largest action in Erasmus+ with 63% of programme budget supporting its focus on increasing mobility and skills.

Funding opportunities under Key Action 1

Decentralised activities:

Centralised activities:

Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices is all about enabling organisations to work together in order to improve their provision for learners and share innovative practices.

Under Key Action 2 organisations can apply for funding to work in partnership with organisations from other participating countries. The projects funded under this Key Action will focus on sharing, developing and transferring innovative practices in education, training and youth provision between participating countries.
Key Action 2 covers the five fields of Higher Education, vocational education and training, schools, adult education and youth. It is important to note that target groups and activities for Key Action 2 vary by field.

Key Action 2 aims to increase the positive impact of European activities at all levels to ensure benefits for the individuals, organisations and countries involved in projects.

Funding opportunities under Key Action 2

Decentralised activities:

Centralised activities:

Key Action 3: Support for Policy Reform covers any type of activity aimed at supporting and facilitating the modernisation of education and training systems.

Under Key Action 3, the Erasmus+ programme will fund strategic activities supporting policy reform across the EU in education, training and youth.

Key Action 3 covers the fields of Higher Education, vocational education and training, schools, adult education and youth.

It is important to note that the opportunities available vary by field, and in fact the majority of opportunities under this Key Action will be outside of the annual Call for Proposals. They will either be directly implemented by the European Commission or will be the subject of specific Calls for Proposals published throughout the programme duration.

Key Action 3 aims to help Europe achieve the goals set out in European Union strategies such as Europe 2020, Education and Training 2020 and the European Youth Strategy.

Decentralised activities:

Centralised activities:

Erasmus+ Sport aims to promote good governance and tackle cross-border threats to the integrity of sport.

Erasmus+ funding in the field of sport aims to support actions that result in the development, transfer, and implementation of innovative ideas and practices in sport at European, national, regional, and local level.

Sport Actions will contribute to the development of a European dimension to sport, increasing cooperation and harmonisation between sport organisations and tackling intolerance, discrimination and match-fixing in sport.

The main aim of Erasmus+ Sport is to promote fair play and cooperation in sport in order to respond to major challenges facing the sector today.

Sport Actions are run centrally by the European Commission’s Executive Agency in Brussels. The following funding opportunities are available:

  • Collaborative Partnerships(Collaborative Partnerships support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices in sport and physical activity)
  • Not-for-profit European Sport Events(Supports the organisation, implementation and legacy activities of Europe-wide voluntary sport events that involve sportspeople from at least 12 Programme Countries.)
  • Actions that strengthen the evidence base for policy-making(Supports the gathering and sharing of evidence to better understand participation levels in sport across Europe as well as the levels of corruption, discrimination, violence and doping in sport.)

Source: European Commission & British National Agency

About the Erasmus+ Programme

The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas. Here are some presentation documents:

  • Erasmus+ Leafletpdf
  • Erasmus+ at a glance in figurespdf
  • Erasmus+ in detailpdf
  • Erasmus+ regulationpdf
  • Erasmus+ logos and imagespdf
  • Erasmus+ Design Toolkitpdf
    • Erasmus+ Distance Calculator

      Erasmus Plus Key Figures

      Overall budget

      €14.7 billion

      Additional funds will be allocated for funding the actions with third countries (partner countries), but the decision will probably be taken in 2014.

      Overall mobility opportunities

      More than 4 million people

      Higher Education

      Around 2 million students

      Vocational Education and Training students

      Around 650,000 students

      Staff mobility

      Around 800,000 lecturers, teachers, trainers, Education staff and Youth workers

      Volunteer and Youth exchange schemes

      More than 500,000 young people

      Master's degree loan guarantee scheme

      Around 200,000 students

      Joint Master Degrees

      More than 25,000 students

      Strategic Partnerships

      Around 25,000 linking together
      125 000 schools, vocational Education and Training institutions, higher and adult Education institutions, Youth organisations and enterprises

      Knowledge Alliances

      More than 150 set up by 1500 higher Education institutions and enterprises

      Sector Skills Alliances

      More than 150 set up by 2000 vocational Education and Training providers and enterprises

      Source: European Commission

Erasmus+ Statistics

Here are some statistics that can help you in writing your project. In order to better understand your community needs, you need to access scientific studies about your community and region. In your project you should support your arguments about the needs in your community with scientific data.

Source: European Commission

Erasmus+ Studies

Here are some studies about various subjects that are interesting for the Erasmus Plus Programme. You can find studies about adult education, nonformal education, sports etc. These studies will help you better prepare your Erasmus+ project. For example, if you prepare a project about sport in Erasmus+, it might be interesting for you to check the book "Physical Education and Sport at School in Europe". If you want to do a Comenius project, it might be interesting the "Study of the impact of Comenius centralised actions" book.

Source: European Commission

Erasmus+ Application Procedure

In order to participate in the Erasmus+ programme you should follow these steps:
Step 1: First you should register your organization on the Unique Registration Facility.. If you don't know how, this Erasmus+ Registration Guide might help you. After registration you will get your PIC number.
Step 2: Together with your partners, fill in the eForms and send them before the deadline. You must send them online only. No hard copies. The first deadline is 17.03.2014 (12:00 o'clock in Brussels).

Download the Erasmus Plus URF Registration Complete Guide

Short video about the registration process

Source: European Commission

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