The Call for applications to Nordplus 2019 is out!
Author: Henrik Neiiendam Andersen
The call for applications to Nordplus in 2019 has now been published and the deadline for submitting applications is 1st February 2019.
A total of 10 million euro is available in the round, which includes an extraordinary amount of 400.000 euro allocated by the Nordic Council of Ministers for exchange of pupils and student in Nordplus Junior programme.
At the same time, the Nordplus´ online application system, Espresso, has been opened for applications and the Nordplus Handbook 2019, the updated applicants guide to Nordplus, is published on the Nordplus homepage nordplusonline.org.
The Nordplus programme 2018-2022
Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ programme for educational cooperation. Every year a total amount of 9,6 million euro is granted to projects, networks and exchanges of pupils, students and teachers in and between the Nordic and Baltic countries.
The programme consists of five sub programmes, which cover the entire educational sector in the Nordic and Baltic region:
- Nordplus Junior is the programme for primary and secondary education, and preschooling
- Nordplus Higher Education is the programme for the higher education sector
- Nordplus Adult is the programme for adult learning
- Nordplus Horizontal is the programme for cross-sectoral educational projects
- Nordplus Nordic Languages is the programme for Nordic language comprehension
Nordplus covers the five Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – the three autonomous regions the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland – as well as the three Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Every year approx. 7.000 pupils and students and 1.000 teachers go on exchanges to another Nordic or Baltic country funded by Nordplus. All together approximately 2.800 educational institutions and organisations involved with education and training take part in projects and networks under Nordplus every year.