Submission deadline: 15th May 2014
The Industrialised Countries Instrument (ICI) promotes co-operation between the European Union and seventeen industrialised and other high-income countries and territories in North America, the Asia-Pacific region and the Gulf region. One of the supported specific actions promotes "people-to-people links" with the aim to enhance mutual understanding between cultures and to facilitate the exchange of knowledge. The Industrialised Countries Instrument - Education Cooperation Programme is called ICI ECP.
This EACEA 24/2013 ICI-ECP Call for Proposals supports co-operation with Australia, Japan and the Republic of Korea by means of Joint Degree projects (JDP) and Joint Mobility projects (JMP). Such projects focus on structured exchanges of students and faculty members and on the joint development of joint or shared curricula and joint study programmes, as well as on the award of joint or double degrees in the case of Joint Degree projects.
All projects must address:
In the case of Joint Degree Projects the Call is open to consortia of higher education institutions and in the case of Joint Mobility Projects the Call is open to consortia of higher education institutions or vocational and training institutions. Please see the Fact sheets for more details.
Eligible applicants must be from one of the Partner Countries and from one of the 28 countries of the European Union.
The total budget available for the co-financing of projects amounts to approximately EUR 2.2 million. Comparable funding will be provided by the Partner Countries in accordance with the rules applicable for each of them. The number of projects to be funded depends on the availability of budget in the partner country in question
The deadline for submission of applications is 15th May 2014. Applications bearing a postmark after this date will not be considered. They must be submitted both to the EU and to the implementing institutions in Australia (Department Education) or in Japan (Japan Student Services Organisation –JASSO) or in the Republic of Korea (National Research Foundation of Korea).