Transitional solution Erasmus+ 2015

On 19 September 2014, the Federal Council decided to continue the transitional solution for the Erasmus+ EU education programme, originally put in place for 2014 for the next two years.

Further information on submitting applications for Mobility projects and Partnerships can be found below.

The Comenius team will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice., +41 32 346 18 00.

Media release: Transitional solution for Erasmus+ to continue (DE/FR/IT)

The European programme for school education

The Comenius programme encourages cooperation between schools and other institutions and organisations involved in school education in Europe. Schools, school staff and students all benefit from knowledge-sharing across a whole range of different areas, such as school development, language skills, intercultural skills, and project management.

“Young people and the media – apart or a part?” A high school project in Ticino.

“Young people and the media – apart or a part?” A high school project in Ticino.


Continuing professional development for staff working in the field of school education.


Schools across Europe working together.

School Education Gateway

This electronic platform for schools will help to find course offers and partner institutions in Europe.

Who can participate in the Comenius programme?

The programme is open to individuals and organisations alike, but applications must be submitted via one of the following institutions:

  • pre-school / primary schools up to upper-secondary level
  • associations, public bodies and NGOs
  • research centres

Projects that integrate people with special needs can apply for additional funding. Please contact the Comenius programme team:, +41 32 346 18 00.


What are the project application deadlines for Comenius?

  • Comenius Mobility (teaching assignments and training): 4 March 2014
  • Comenius Partnerships (school and regional partnerships): 31 March 2014

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What activities does Comenius Mobility support?

  • Training: courses, conferences, job-shadowing
  • Teaching assignments


What activities do Comenius Partnerships support?

  • School partnerships: cooperation between schools
  • Regio partnerships: cooperation between schools, regional/local authorities and other institutions, organisations and companies at the regional level
  • Strategic partnerships: cooperation between schools, other educational institutions, the corporate sector and non-governmental organisations, etc.


How long do the activities supported by Comenius run for?

  • Comenius Mobility: one or two years
  • Comenius Partnerships: two or three years