Transitional solution for Erasmus+ in 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. The transitional solution for 2015 is currently being drafted.

We will post further information for you as soon as it is possible to submit applications for mobility projects and partnerships/cooperations.

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

If you are interested in the Grundtvig programme, please get in touch with us at:, 032 346 18 00.


One or two-year mobility projects for organisations / institutions, with the opportunity for individuals to receive further training in other European countries


Two or three-year cooperation projects with European partners in the field of adult education

Who can submit an application to Grundtvig?

  • Any public or private institution or organisation active in adult education, i.e. passing knowledge on to adults. The institution / organisation must be domiciled in Switzerland.
  • Individuals cannot submit applications, and must instead do so via an institution / organisation.


What are the deadlines for submitting Grundtvig applications?

The last deadline for cooperation projects was 15 August 2014.

Which activities does Grundtvig support?

  • Individual mobility: assistantships and in-service training in other European countries
  • Cooperation projects between institutions / organisations from at least three different programme countries


Which countries can be considered for Grundtvig activities?

The following countries take part in European education and training programmes:

  • 28 EU Member States
  • Member states of the European Free Trade Association: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
  • EU accession candidates: Turkey and FYROM (Macedonia)


How long do Grundtvig activities run for?

  • Mobility projects: one to two years
  • Individual mobility: between two days and two months
  • Cooperation projects: two to three years


How high is the level of funding from Grundtvig?

The level of funding depends on the key action in question (mobility, cooperation) as well as the number, type and duration of activities chosen. You can find further information on the webpage of the key action in question.

Additional funding can be applied for in the case of projects that integrate people with special needs. Please contact the Grundtvig programme team:, 032 346 18 18.