Call for proposals MEDIA Sub-Programme - Support for Training EACEA/06/2016 Closed!


Within the field of reinforcing the audiovisual sector's capacity, one of the priorities of the MEDIA Sub-programme shall be the following:

  • facilitating the acquisition and improvement of skills and competences of audiovisual professionals and the development of networks including the use of digital technologies to ensure the adaptation to market development, testing new approaches to audience development and testing of new business models.
  • the development of a comprehensive range of training measures promoting the acquisition and improvement of skills and competences by audiovisual professionals, knowledge sharing and networking initiatives, including the integration of digital technologies.


Applications must be for activities which are aimed at developing the capacity of audiovisual professionals to understand and integrate a European and international dimension in their work by improving expertise in the following fields:

  • Training in audience development, marketing, new modes of distribution and exploitation including those relying on the latest digital technologies;
  • Training in financial and commercial management with a view to stimulate access to finance and new business models;
  • Training in development and production of audiovisual works including knowledge sharing and networking capabilities;
  • Training in facing the challenges of the digital shift to ensure adaptation to market developments.

Applicants shall be applying for one of the two following categories of supported actions depending on the scale, needs, objectives and international / European dimension:

  1. European actions: actions aimed at the acquisition and improvement of skills and competences for professionals to operate mainly in Europe
  2. International actions: actions aimed at building expertise, knowledge and capacities for European professionals to operate outside Europe through networking and collaboration with non-European professionals.

European community funding

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

  • 7,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 14 April 2016 - 5 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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