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.

This page is where you'll find details of the 2015 transitional solution as it affects adult education.

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

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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 European partnership projects in the field of adult education.

Who can submit an application to Grundtvig?

  • Institutions/organisations active in adult education. They 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?

Mobility: 4 March 2015
Cooperation projects: 31 March 2015

Which activities does Grundtvig support?

  • Individual mobility: professional training, job shadowing and teaching assignments within Europe.
  • Strategic partnerships between a Swiss institution/organisation and institutions/organisations from at least three partner 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
  • Partnership 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.