intra-ACP academic mobility scheme-Call for proposals  ()

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has launched the first Call for proposals (reference EACEA 35/10) for the intra-ACP academic mobility scheme, and has been published on the intra-ACP website:

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/intra_acp_mobility/index_en.php

The intra-ACP academic mobility scheme promotes cooperation between higher education institutions (HEIs) and supports mobility in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific regions. This scheme builds on the African Union’s Mwalimu Nyerere programme for Africa, granting additional funding, and setting up a similar scheme for the Caribbean and Pacific regions.

Cooperation between HEIs and mobility of students (at masters and doctoral level) and staff will take place within:

  • Lot 1 - Africa;
  • Lot 2 - the Caribbean and the Pacific

This Call for proposals aims to support 3 projects under Lot 1 (EU budget available: € 7 million) and 1 project under Lot 2 (EU budget available: € 2 million), and it is available at the following address:

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/intra_acp_mobility/funding/2011/call_eacea_35_10_en.php

The deadline for submission of applications is 6 May 2011.

The Agency will need experts for assisting with the evaluation of grant applications to be received. We would like to establish a list of potential experts from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.  Experts areasked to submit their applications by 28 February 2011, using the online form provided on the Agency's website, at the following address:

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/about/call_experts/call_experts_2007_en.php