Call for proposals EaSI 2016 - Fast track integration into the labour market for third country nationals targeting exclusively asylum seekers, refugees and their family members VP/2016/015 Closed!


The objectives of this Call are:

  • to promote the development and testing of innovative and effective mechanisms to ensure fast-track integration into the labour market;
  • to develop sustainable multi-level partnerships models conducive towards the integration of the targeted groups into the labour market;
  • to foster knowledge- and experience-sharing between different Member States of already functioning swift and successful insertion mechanisms into the labour market of the targeted groups, with a strong emphasis on the challenges faced by women


Actions must result in effective integration into the labour market within the timeframe of the project. In particular they shall:

  • be instrumental for achieving the objectives set out in point 2.1
  • take into account the job market needs of the receiving country(ies);
  • help the target groups matching those needs;
  • cover the different dimensions of a fast integration of the target groups;
  • demonstrate a long-term vision;
  • challenge stereotypes as to gender roles among migrant communities and ensure that work practices promote gender equality and do not reinforce gender stereotypes, segregation and inequalities;
  • be sustainable beyond the grant period;
  • build up the main actors' capacity to implement these schemes;
  • include mechanisms for transfer/replication for other host countries/groups.

European community funding

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

  • 14,20 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 March 2017 - 4 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 Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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