Strategic Partnerships promote cooperation between between organisations or institutions active in adult education at European level in order to facilitate the exchange of good practice and improve the quality of adult education.

Strategic partnerships for adult education

Strategic Partnerships promote cooperation between between organisations or institutions active in adult education at European level in order to facilitate the exchange of good practice and improve the quality of adult education.

What types of partnership are supported?

Strategic Partnerships

  1. Exchange of good practice: Share processes and methods, and establish and strengthen international networks.
  2. Supporting innovation: Develop innovative concepts and materials, and distribute them to the relevant target group.

Please see the Erasmus+ Programme Guide for additional information and details on funding criteria.

Participation

There are two ways for Swiss institutions to participate in Strategic Partnerships:

  • as an official partner within the framework of the Erasmus+ EU programme
  • as what is known as an associated partner within the framework of the Swiss Programme for Erasmus+

Please read the Factsheet Strategic Partnerships for adult education (DE) for more details on the two participation options

Funding

The funding of Strategic Partnership in usually based on lump sums for stipulated subsidy categories. The amount of subsidy depends on the duration of the project, the planned activities and the type of project.

In the case of participation as an associated Swiss partner within the framework of the interim solution for Erasmus+, the Swiss subsidy is granted by movetia. Please see the following document for details of funding amounts: 

Grants 2018

Applying to become an associated partner within the framework of the interim solution for Erasmus+

  1. Please check whether your project contributes to the achievement of the education policy objectives of the Confederation and cantons. 

    Law of continuing education (DE)

    Goals of Swiss education policy both at federal and cantonal level (DE/FR/IT)

    Please also note the exclusion criteria
  2. Please complete the application form.
  3. Please submit your application together with the necessary attachments by email to us  in a timely manner.

Search for a partner organisation online

The following website are useful when looking for partner organisations:

  • Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

    Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

    The Electron Platform for Adult Learning in Europe EPALE
  • List of projects funded under Erasmus+