CBHE Project

  • Capacity Building Project :
  • Erasmus+ programme Call for Proposals 2017 – EAC/A03/2016
  • Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
  • Erasmus+ – Key Action 2 – Capacity Building in the field of higher education
  • Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Capacity Building in the field of higher education aims to support the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education. This action contributes to the development of sustainable and inclusive socio-economic growth in targeted countries and should ensure development and EU external actions objectives and principles, including national ownership, social cohesion, equity, proper geographical balance and diversity.

  • Capacity-Building Projects are transnational cooperation projects based on multilateral partnerships.
  • Through structured cooperation, exchange of experience and good practices and individual mobility, Capacity-Building Projects aim to:
    • Support the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education in the targeted countries
    • Support targeted countries to address the challenges facing their higher education institutions and systems, including those of quality, relevance, equity of access, planning, delivery, management and governance.
    • Contribute to cooperation between the EU and the targeted countries
    • Promote voluntary convergence with EU developments in higher education.
    • Promote people-to-people contacts, intercultural awareness and understanding.
  • These objectives are pursued in the targeted countries, through actions that:
    • Improve the quality of higher education and enhance its relevance for the labour market and society.
    • Improve the level of competencies and skills in HEIs by developing new and innovative education programmes
    • Enhance the management, governance and innovation capacities, as well as the internationalisation of HEIs.
    • Increase the capacities of national authorities to modernise their higher education systems, by supporting the definition, implementation and monitoring of reform policies.
    • Foster regional integration and cooperation across different regions of the world through joint initiatives, sharing of good practices and cooperation.
  • A structural project:

This category of Capacity-Building Project is aimed at producing an impact on higher education systems and promoting reforms at national and/or regional level in targeted countries. This project is focused on modernization of policies, governance and management of higher education systems.