Armenian Winners of the 4th Erasmus+ CBHE Call for Applications
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has announced the selection results of the 2018 Call for Proposals under European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme for Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education (KA2). Overall 147 projects have been selected, among which 5 projects with participation of Armenian universities and other organisations are proposed for funding.
Among these 5 projects 3 are regional and 2 cross regional, 4 are joint projects and 1 is a structural project. 1 project is coordinated by the Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi and is dedicated to Doctoral Programmes in Public Health and Social Science․
17 partner institutions from Armenia represent 15 higher education institutions and the Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia.
The projects include institutional partners from 14 Programme counties: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of Macedonia and the UK; and 5 Partner Countries: Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Russian Federation, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Note: As a result of the 2015-2018 calls for proposals around 180 proposals were submitted with Armenia’s participation and 21 projects selected for funding. 6 out of 21 projects are coordinated by Armenian higher education institutions.
Reference: Erasmus+Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) action projects, which last from two to three years, are aimed at modernising and reforming higher education institutions, developing new curricula, improving governance, and building relationships between higher education institutions and enterprises. They can also tackle policy topics and issues, preparing the ground for higher education reform, in cooperation with national authorities. Around 11% of the annual global budget for CBHE projects is earmarked for Eastern Partnership countries.
The information on the selection results is available at the portal of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/sites/eacea-site/files/cbhe_2018_publication_website_list_of_projects_by_region.pdf
Guidelines, recommendations and other support information for the winners could be found at the EACEA Beneficiaries space: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/beneficiaries-space_en