Call for proposals - Support to Indo-European Interactions on Higher Education EuropeAid/133285/L/ACT/IN Closed!


The overall objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote Indo-European interactions on higher education and sharing of knowledge. This will also contribute to improving quality and governance of the Indian higher education system in line with the national strategy and, in the long term to the sustainable development of India.

The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to facilitate the exchange of best practices on higher education, sharing of knowledge, intercultural understanding, and organisation of debates, production of research papers, information and visibility between EU and India.


The following activities may be envisaged in support of the objectives stated for the Call for Proposals:

  1. Support the organisation of Conferences, Workshops and Seminars, including short-term exchange of students, researchers and professors/lecturers to participate in them to share experiences, knowledge and research on Higher Education in a wide range of study areas – European Studies in India and Contemporary Indian Studies in Europe.
  2. Support information, networking and promotional activities between Indian and European Higher Education Institutions. This would include timely information of the study curriculum of each university/programme, openness to receive Indian students by recognition of their current studies, mobility that would be available through European Universities (Bologna Process) etc. Mapping/identification ofareas for institutional long-term collaboration that facilitate students and scholars mobility between India and EU, and to promote the development of targeted higher education activities that promote better understanding and visibility in EU India relations.
  3. Support alumni networking between European and Indian students and researchers that have benefitted from exchanges / mobility under EU high education programmes such as Erasmus Mundus, Marie-Curie, etc.
  4. Creation and maintenance of a web-site that includes information on the initiatives developed under 1, 2 and 3. Publication of report, research papers, promotional brochures, etc, and audiovisual content.

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 October 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133285/L/ACT/IN (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Universities
  • Enterprises

Covered areas

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

  • European Union (EU)
  • Third countries
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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