The EU has launched the "2018 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals":deadlines for calls fall in February 2018. As always, the Call has a strong international dimension. The "2018 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals" will select new international credit mobility projects which will ultimately move some 35,000 students and staff between Europe and its partner countries. 45 new Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (good for some 2750 scholarships) 150 new Capacity-building projects and around 230 Jean Monnet projects will be selected.
A round table meeting took place in Ashgabat on 2 November 2017 to inform the local business sector of transport and logistics on the launch of a new EU-funded regional project "Strengthening transport and logistics Business Intermediary Organizations (BIOs) in Central Asia".