National Agency for Erasmus+ Youth in Action

Implementation of the youth part of the EU program “Erasmus+” for Austria, on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Family and Youth

Europe, Youth
Finished

Duration:

2014 – 2020

Erasmus+ is the EU funding scheme for education, youth and sports. Projects from the extracurricular youth sector, such as exchanges of youth groups from different countries, the mobility of qualified youth workers as well as projects furthering the dialogue between young people and politicians are funded. Europe-wide funds available until the end of 2020 amount to 1.4 billion Euros.

Erasmus+ is the EU funding scheme for education, youth and sports. Projects from the extracurricular youth sector, such as exchanges of youth groups from different countries, the mobility of qualified youth workers as well as projects furthering the dialogue between young people and politicians are funded. Europe-wide funds available until the end of 2020 amount to 1.4 billion Euros. IZ is responsible for the implementation of Erasmus+ Youth in Action on behalf of the Federal Chancellery – Federal Ministry for Labour, Family and Youth. The programme is divided into three areas eligible for funding. There are three deadlines per year.

 

Mobility Projects for Young People& Youth Workers (Key Action 1)

Encounters of youth groups from different countries as well as the exchange of and training for professionals in youth work are funded.

Target group:

Young people aged 13 to 30 years as well as persons and organisations working with this target group

Goals:

promotion of mobility projects in the youth sector

Cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices (Key Action 2)

Within the framework of strategic partnerships, activities and projects aiming at innovation and exchange of good practices in the youth and education sector are promoted.

Support for Policy Reform (Key Action 3)

Within the framework of youth dialogue, encounters between young people and politicians are funded.

Funds available:

1.4 billion Euros Europe-wide

Information and Counselling

All details concerning deadlines and funding opportunities can be found on the website of Erasmus+ Youth in Action.

Every federal state has a regional office responsible for promoting the programme, providing information and counselling. This service is free for interested parties and potential applicants.

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