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Partnerships for cooperation

The Partnerships for Cooperation action enable participating organisations to gain experience in international cooperation and to strengthen their capacity, but also to produce high-quality innovative deliverables. This is an opportunity for KTH to seek funding for projects enhancing the quality and innovativeness of learning and teaching, developing new curricula, building bridges between the different sectors of education and fostering more intense forms of cooperation to achieve the modernisation objectives, including a better exploitation of open education resources. Partnerships for Cooperation is one of the actions within the EU programme Erasmus+ 2021-27.

Summary of action

Partnerships for Cooperation aim to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices as well as the implementation of joint initiatives promoting cooperation, peer learning and exchanges of experience at European level.

Priority will be given to actions that are key to achieving the objectives of the European Education Area. The aim is to support the higher education sector in becoming even more inter-connected, innovative, inclusive and digital. For this purpose, the Programme will encourage much deeper and inter-disciplinary cooperation between higher education institutions, as well as with their surrounding innovation ecosystems, and the strengthening of links between education, research and innovation.

The focus will in particular be on strengthening inclusion, mobility, digitalisation, lifelong learning, quality assurance and automatic recognition. The underlying objective is to accelerate the higher education transformation throughout Europe, in order to train the future generations in co-creating knowledge for a resilient, inclusive and sustainable society.

The primary goal of Cooperation Partnerships is to allow organisations to increase the quality and relevance of their activities, to develop and reinforce their networks of partners, to increase their capacity to operate jointly at transnational level, boosting internationalisation of their activities and through exchanging or developing new practices and methods as well as sharing and confronting ideas. They aim to support the development, transfer and/or implementation of innovative practices as well as the implementation of joint initiatives promoting cooperation, peer learning and exchanges of experience at European level. Results should be re-usable, transferable, up-scalable and, if possible, have a strong transdisciplinary dimension.

Application and deadline 2022

The application deadline is 23 March, 2022 (12:00 CET). The same consortium of partners can submit only one application and to one National Agency only.

Process for preparation of project proposal

  1. Contact your School/Department Management and Administration in order to ensure internal support to the initiative;
  2. Prepare a Project abstract and School approval and forward the signed documents to IRO at least 6 weeks before the submission deadline; Document for School approval 2022 (docx 63 kB)
  3. Contact the Programme Action coordinator at KIR for technical details and support activities related to the writing of the project proposal;
  4. Collect the Mandates from the project partners (Generated automatically by the application portal) ;
  5. Submit the final draft of the project proposal to IRO at least 2 weeks before the submission deadline in order to allow enough time for the signature process (if needed) and final quality check of the proposal and amendments (if needed)
  6. Send mandate/s and, when KTH will submit the proposal, the Declaration of Honour to IRO for signatures.
Innehållsansvarig:Karin Knutsson
Tillhör: KTH Intranät
Senast ändrad: 2022-04-25