There are two ways in which institutions based in Switzerland can participate in a strategic partnership.
1. As an official partner under the EU programme Erasmus+
Swiss institutions can participate in a strategic partnership under Erasmus+ as official partners. In this case, all partner institutions (including Swiss partners) are supported with European funds. No application needs to be submitted in Switzerland. The European application must contain a compelling justification of the added value of Swiss participation which demonstrates that no other partner from a programme country could make the same contribution.
2. As an associate partner under the Swiss programme for Erasmus+
Swiss institutions can participate in a cooperation project under Erasmus+ as associate partners. In this case, the Swiss institution is funded by Movetia within the framework of the Swiss Programme for Erasmus+. The following basic conditions must be fulfilled:
For School education, Vocational education and training, Higher education and Adult education:
31 March 2020
For Youth work:
12 February 2020
7 Mai 2020
8 October 2020