Call for proposals Atlantis — EU-US Cooperation in Higher VET EACEA/34/08 Closed!

Objectives

The general objectives are to promote mutual understanding between the peoples of the European Community and the United States of America including broader knowledge of their languages, cultures and institutions and to improve the quality of human resource development in both the European Community and the United States of America.

Actions

There are three types of actions under this call, namely:

  • Action 1 - Transatlantic Degree Consortia Projects: provides support for consortia of EU and US higher education institutions to implement dual/double or joint degree programs ‘Transatlantic Degrees’. Includes mobility grants for students and members of the academic and administrative staff (‘faculty’).
  • Action 2 - Excellence in Mobility Projects: provides funding for international curriculum development projects that involve short-term transatlantic mobility not directly related to award of a joint or dual/double degree. Includes mobility grants for students and members of the academic and administrative staff (‘faculty’).
  • Action 3 - Policy-oriented Measures: provides support to multilateral EU-US projects and activities designed to enhance collaboration in the higher education and vocational training field.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 5,00 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 23 March 2009 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 31 December 2013 - 5 years ago (The project termination deadline)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals Atlantis — EU/US VET (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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