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1st call for projects 2021

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 first call for projects in 2021. Please have a look at the ESAA Projects Scheme to get a better idea of this scheme.

ESAA Project Idea competition process and deadlines

First Phase, ESAA Project Ideas competition

Launch of call: 18 February 2021

Submission deadline: 30 March 2021, 10 am (CEST)

ESAA Project Ideas selection: until 12 May 2021

Second Phase, ESAA Project Ideas Elaboration

Project Design: Starts on 17 May, 2021

Third Phase, ESAA Project Implementation

The ESAA Project Coordinator will implement the ESAA-Project together with the Service Provider within the agreed timeline. Projects are expected to be implemented from June till December 2021, latest.

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.

FAQs Sessions

If you -during developing your project idea- encounter questions, which can’t be answered by the provided documents, you are invited to join one of the two FAQs sessions:

Monday 1st of March 2021 at 15:00hrs CET. Thank you for your participation! Here the questions of the session.

Friday 19th March 2021 at 15:00hrs CET. Thank you for your participation! Here the questions of the session.


If you have an interesting idea and want to apply, please read the following documents carefully and apply using the submission form before the 30th of March at 10:00 CEST. 

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We look forward to the submission of your project idea!