Educational Cooperation with Eastern and South-Eastern Europe
On behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research the department of Educational Cooperation promotes exchange and cooperation between educational institutions in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Austria in order to support sustainable education reforms at the pre-university level.
International Cooperation in Higher Education
While scholarship programmes support stays abroad of individuals project support enables Austrian and transnational cooperation in scientific projects. People can apply for project support within the framework of intergovernmental agreements, bilateral agreements or within multilateral networks. Funding is provided mainly for accommodation expenses and travel expenses for concrete scientific cooperation projects. There are different foci in project funding, both thematic and regional ones, and both project terms and funding sums vary.
Erasmus+ Next Generation 2021–2027
Erasmus+ is the European Commission's popular funding programme for education, youth and sports. Cross-border mobility for people of all ages, cooperation within the framework of European projects and support for policy reforms are the central tasks of Erasmus+.
The EU programme offers mobility and cooperation opportunities in higher education, vocational education and training and further education, school education (including early childhood care and education), adult education and youth work.
Erasmus+ Mobility Projects
Mobility of learners, teachers, staff, young people and professionals in the field of education and youth is a key activity of Erasmus+. Institutions in the field of education and youth can submit proposals for mobility projects.
Partnerships for cooperation include cooperation between institutions active in the fields of education and youth. They support internationalisation in the education and youth sector and promote innovation in the education and youth sector. Institutions are to gain experience with international cooperation, strengthen their capacities, develop innovative approaches or exchange best practices.
European Solidarity Corps
The European Solidarity Corps promotes the involvement of young people in projects and activities that benefit the community. The ESC offers young people (aged 18 to 30) the opportunity to get involved in community projects in their own countries or abroad. Organisations and companies can use the ESC to recruit young committed people for their teams. Different formats support the implementation of projects that benefit local communities and people across Europe.