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05-08-2015

Ten Projects with Ukrainian Partners winners under the European Union Erasmus Programme will contribute to the Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education

Delegation Ukraine EU News

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency has announced the 2015 Call selection results of the Erasmus+: KA2. Capacity-building Projects in the Field of Higher Education.

Among 140 projects recommended for funding under Erasmus+ Capacity-building Projects in the Field of Higher Education 2015 Call, 10 projects are to be implemented with participation of Ukrainian universities, NGOs, companies, associations, research institutions and enterprises – 43 Ukrainian partners will be involved.

32 Ukrainian higher education institutions will build their capacities during projects implementation. Among them, the National Technical University of Ukraine «Kyiv Polytechnic Institute» will be implementing 3 projects; 4 Universities are partners in 2 projects each: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ivano-Frankivsk), Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, National Technical University «Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute», Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. 27 Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions will implement per one project. The list of projects and Ukrainian Universities winners of the 1st call is posted at National! Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine web-site: http://erasmusplus.org.ua/novyny/701-10-proektiv-v-ukraini-peremozhtsi-pershoho-konkursu-prohramy-yevropeiskoho-soiuzu-erazmus-zabezpechat-rozvytok-potentsialu-vyshchoi-osvity.html

Among 10 recommended for funding by EACEA, 9 are joint projects and 1 – structural measures. From the total number of Erasmus+: Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education 2015 Call projects, 2 ones are national projects where Ukraine is the single recipient of technical aid, while other projects are multi-country projects where Ukrainian partners will cooperate not only with the EU universities, but also with representatives of Eastern Partnership universities from, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, as well as of Kazakhstan, China, Malaysia, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and other. The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine becomes an active partner in 2 projects.

The list of all projects selected for funding under Erasmus+ KA2: Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education 2015 Call is to be found at EACEA web-site: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/sites/eacea-site/files/eplus-cbhe-selection-results-by-region.pdf

Additional information:

Erasmus+ KA2: Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education is a successor of the Tempus Programme.

ERASMUS+ is the European Union Programme for 2014-2020 to support projects, partnerships, events and mobility in the areas of education, training, youth and sport. Currently, 31 Erasmus+ projects are being implemented in Ukraine on capacity building, Jean Monnet and support to policy reforms in higher education.

New calls are expected in October/November 2015.

Detailed information on Erasmus+ calls is available at: www.erasmusplus.org.ua