Organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2018 through Erasmus+, the European Union's programme for education, training, youth and sport, can start to prepare their grant applications from today. The deadline for submission of applications is February 2018. The Erasmus+ Programme Guide, which provides detailed information on how to apply, is available here.
This year's budget has increased by €200 million since 2017, representing an increase of 8%.
The major changes since 2017 include:
As in 2016 and 2017, the 2018 Programme Guide places a special focus on encouraging projects supporting social inclusion (notably of refugees and migrants), as well as preventing radicalisation.