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Erasmus + Sector Skills Alliances

Medium to large projects focusing on international cooperation between higher education institutions and companies that develop joint solutions to mutual challenges in vocational education.

Priorities of Erasmus + Sector Skills Alliances

The overall priority is to respond to the needs for competence of the workforce through cooperation to develop vocational education, especially with the focus on developing digital skills. There are three sub-priorities within each call, called Lot 1, 2 and 3.

Who can participate?

  • Requirements for the number of partners, the number of programme countries and the composition of partners vary within the three sub-priorities.
  • Both education institutions and working life must be represented.
  • One of the partners coordinates the application and potentially the project.
  • If your academic environment does not have experience with this type of project, you may want to start as a partner, not as a coordinator.

Duration of the project

The projects can last from 2 to 4 years, depending on which of the three sub-priorities the application addresses.

What can you apply for?

Project development support (PES)

Funding for Erasmus + Sector Skills Alliances

  • You can apply for funding for different activities, depending on which of the three sub-priorities the application addresses.

How do you apply?

  • The call for proposals is announced once a year, usually in October.
  • The coordinating institution applies for funding within the deadline.
  • The application deadline is usually at the end of February.
  • Please see the websites of Diku and the EU Commission for more information about the application procedures.
  • Contact the Erasmus + Team in the university administration.
  • If you plan to coordinate a project application we recommend that you participate in Diku’s application seminar.
  • Register the application in P360.
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