How the OeAD supports adult education
Erasmus+ is the central programme for the promotion of general adult education in Europe. With Erasmus+ Adult Education the European Union supports transnational cooperation of adult education institutions and institutions related to adult education. The aim is to improve the quality of adult education in Europe. institutions (not individuals) can submit project applications to the OeAD as the national agency for Erasmus+.
Erasmus+ for adult learners: Adult learners’ learning visits are aimed at adult learners “with fewer opportunities” who are taking part in an adult education programme in the sending adult education institution. Support is provided for individual and group mobility.
Erasmus+ for adult education staff: Erasmus+ supports stays abroad of adult educators and other education staff working in adult education. Here you can find out more about the two possibilities: funding for continuing education measures and funding for stays within the framework of partnerships for cooperation.
Erasmus+ for adult education institutions and other institutions related to adult education: Erasmus+ promotes transnational cooperation of adult education institutions and other institutions related to adult education.
- Partnerships for Cooperation: Cooperation between institutions from different countries with the aim of improving the quality of adult education. Two formats are available: Cooperation Partnerships and Small-Scale Partnerships.
The OeAD is the National Contact Point for EPALE. EPALE is a multilingual, open community for all those involved in adult education in Europe. EPALE aims to contribute to improving the quality of adult education.