8 new projects will build capacities for 51 organizations in Ukraine under EU-funded ERASMUS+ Programme
August 11, 2019.
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) announced the selection results of the 2019 Call for Proposals under European Union ERASMUS+ Programme for Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education Action for cooperation projects.
163 projects have been selected for funding, including 8 projects with involvement of 51 organizations from Ukraine. Those projects will start their activities from October 2019 or January 2020. Total projects' budget is about 7 150 000 Euro.
Those 8 projects focus on modernisation of educational programmes in security services, cyber-physical systems, occupational therapy, and strengthening relations between higher education and social- economic environment.
51 partners from Ukraine are representing 38 higher education institutions, 2 research institutions, 4 private enterprises, 2 government organisations, 4 NGOs and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Among higher education institutions are 3 relocated universities: Donetsk National Technical University, Donetsk State University of Management, Horlivka Institute for Foreign Languages.
52 partners from 21 countries participate in the project teams: 36 -from 17 Programme Countries: Austria, Belgium, Finland, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK; and - from 4 Partner Countries: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Belarus, Republic of Moldova.
Background information: Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education Action projects support the modernisation of higher education. During 2015-2018 four calls for proposals 464 projects were submitted with participation of Ukrainian universities in partnerships and as a result 30 projects were selected for funding with 90 Ukrainian institutions as partners including one university as a grantholder. The grant amounts of over EUR 15 million.