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Sectors: Education - Training, Innovation, Research, Youth

Beneficiaries: Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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Responsible: European Commission


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The global objective of this call is to announce the different parts of the Jean Monnet activities of the Erasmus + programme 2016.

Priorities and funded actions:

-Jean Monnet Chairs : teaching post with a specialisation in European Union studies for university professors

-Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence: a focal point of competence and knowledge on European Union subjects

-Jean Monnet support to associations:support activities carried out by associations active in the field of European Union studies

-Jean Monnet Modules: a short teaching programme (or course) in the field of European Union studies at a higher education institution

-Jean Monnet Networks: foster the creation and development of consortia of international players  in the area of European Union studies.

-Jean Monnet Projects:support innovation, cross-fertilisation and the spread of European Union content

Among financed actions
-Jean Monnet Chairs :Deepen teaching in European Union studies embodied in an official curriculum of a higher education institution; provide in-depth teaching on European Union matters for future professionals in the field

-Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence: organising and coordinating human and documentary resources ;leading research activities in specific European Union subjects; developing content and tools on EU subjects

-Jean Monnet support to associations:organise and carry out statutory activities of associations dealing with European Union studies and European Union issues, conduct research in the field of specific European issues in order to advise, local, regional, national and European policy makers and disseminate the outcomes

-Jean Monnet Modules:promote research and first teaching experience for young researchers and scholars and practitioners in European Union issues;foster the publication and dissemination of the results of academic research;create interest in the EU and constitute the basis for future poles of European knowledge, particularly in Partner Countries;

-Jean Monnet Networks:gathering and promoting information and results on methodologies applied to high-level research and teaching on EU studies; enhancing cooperation between different higher education institutions and other relevant bodies throughout Europe

-Jean Monnet Projects:develop and test newly designed methodologies, content and tools on specific European Union topics;support the creation of EU studies and/or boost the existing knowledge and/or enhance the dynamic of a “department/chair/research team” in a given country at a Higher Education Institution