Agreement between the European Community and the Government of Canada establishing a framework for cooperation in higher education, training and youth 2006-2013 Teaching Closed!


By its decision of 24 October 2005 the Council authorised the Commission to negotiate with the government of Canada an agreement renewing the cooperation programme in the fields of higher education, training and youth.


  • Joint Consortia Projects, providing support to multilateral partnerships of EU and Canadian institutions for the purpose of setting up joint study programmes - including joint/double degrees – and transatlantic mobility of students and faculty.
  • Joint youth activities relating to key themes such as citizenship, cultural diversity, community work/volunteering, and recognition of non-formal and informal learning.
  • Policy-oriented measures, addressing comparative higher education, vocational training and youth issues, and promoting dialogue on recognition of qualifications and the transfer of credits under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 18,00 Million EUR (None)