Call for proposals 2017 - Copernicus building skills actions 271/G/GRO/COPE/17/10036 Closed!


This call has two objectives:

  1. To increase the number of people able to access and use Copernicus data and information. This could include basic users and/or advanced/innovative users of Copernicus.
  2. To increase the supply of skills to stimulate the growth of geospatial-related jobs in Europe (i.e. the proposal should address current and forthcoming labour market skill gaps).



The beneficiary is expected to receive a grant to develop and implement one or several dedicated actions from the following list:

  • Copernicus-based courses within existing programmes
  • a Copernicus-dedicated Master's programme
  • a Copernicus PhD programme (including Copernicus PhD scholarships)
  • Copernicus Campus training
  • Copernicus summer schools
  • a Copernicus postdoctoral programme
  • a programme to facilitate knowledge transfer from research to practical applications (e.g. placement of researchers in companies).
  • a life-long learning programme targeting professionals (i.e. those already working in companies, public administrations, research centres or academia)

European community funding

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

  • 0,98 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 18 July 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

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


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