Call for proposals 2020 - ReferNet - Cedefop’s European Network of Expertise in Vocational Education and Training (VET) GP/DSI/REFERNET_FPA/002/20 Closed!


With the objective of establishing a European network of expertise in VET – ReferNet – this call aims at selecting one applicant from Belgium with which Cedefop will conclude a three-year framework partnership agreement (from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2023), and at concluding with the successful applicant a specific grant agreement for a work plan to be carried out in 2021.


Framework partnership agreements are implemented through annual specific grant agreements. Therefore, applicants shall not only submit a proposal for the 3-year framework partnership (which, if successful, will lead to the signature of a Framework Partnership Agreement for the years 2021 to 2023) but also the grant application for the 2021 action (which may lead to the signature of a Specific Grant Agreement for the year 2021). The applicant must demonstrate its capacity to carry out all the activities foreseen over the three-year period and ensure adequate co-financing for the implementation of the requested tasks.

European community funding

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

  • 0,10 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 November 2020 - 10 months ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call 2020 - ReferNet — Cedefop’s European Network of Expertise in Vocational Education and Training (VET) (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


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