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3rd Call for ESAA Projects Ideas 2022

This scheme aims to encourage and enable volunteers all over the world to join forces and implement projects on the ground, which are in line with ESAA's aims, promote Erasmus+ and are of mutual interest of the EC and the volunteers.

We are happy to announce the third call for projects in 2022. Please have a look at the ESAA Projects Scheme to get a better idea of this scheme.

Project proposals under the 3rd call 2022 could include some aspects of the “2023 European Year of Skills''. But this is not compulsory and won't affect the evaluation of your submission.

For more information about the 2023 European Year of Skills please see the link.

ESAA Project Idea competition process and deadlines

First Phase, ESAA Project Ideas competition

Launch of call: 28 November 2022

Submission deadline:13 January 2023, 10:00hrs (CET)

ESAA Project Ideas selection: 14 February 2023

Second Phase, ESAA Project Ideas Elaboration

Project Design: 15 February 2023

Third Phase, ESAA Project Implementation

The ESAA Project Coordinator will implement the ESAA-Project together with the Service Provider within the agreed timeline.

The respective ESAA Project Coordinator of the funded project will implement the ESAA Project and will be supported by the Service Provider within the agreed timeline but no longer than 6 months after the signature of the Agreement.

Supported Project Topics

The ESAA Project Ideas must be aligned with one of the four cluster topics:

  • Cluster 1: Strengthening Higher Education Quality. This cluster looks to encourage projects that serve to improve higher education.
  • Cluster 2: Spreading Erasmus+ and Widening Participation. This cluster aims to support the promotion of Erasmus+ and to increase participation in Erasmus+ initiatives and programmes.
  • Cluster 3: Increasing Social Inclusion, Empowerment, and Participation. This cluster aims to consider issues of social justice and work to address equity concerns and better serve marginalised populations.
  • Cluster 4: Capacity Building. This cluster aims to increase the capacity of volunteers, Erasmus+ participants, and youth to better engage and participate in varied opportunities.

You can have a wider idea of each component in the ESAA Clusters overview document.

We kindly advise to consider the current physical and social restrictions in your project ideas.


In case you are facing problems and questions arise while you are developing your project idea and these quesions can not be answered by the provided documents, we have here a document who compile the Q&A sessions of the past calls.

Thanks to all who have participate in the diffrent Q&A sessions for your interest and contributions!


If you have an interesting idea and want to apply, please read the documents included in the next seccion (Additional information and templates) carefully and apply using the submission form before the 13 January 2023, at 10:00 CET. 

If you have problems to access the link, please contact us via:

For those interested in submitting for an ESAA Project Idea, we prepared a check list to help you in the submission process. Also we have a Q&A document that can help you in your submission process.

Please make sure that you submit your idea in the correct template, the ESAA Projects Description Template 11/2022.

IMPORTANT: Please check how your student and alumni network can support your project. If you require their help in some way, please confirm with them that they have the capacity to help you. If you are unsure about who to contact, please write us:

We look forward to the submission of your project idea!


Projects Implementation Documents