KA171 - Mobility of higher education students and staff supported by external policy funds

This action supports physical and blended mobility of higher education students and staff from/to third countries not associated to Erasmus+. Students in all study fields and cycles can take part in a study period or traineeship abroad.
Higher education teaching and administrative staff can take part in professional development activities abroad, as well as staff from the field of work in order to teach and train students or staff at higher education institutions.

Applicable Fields

  • KA171-HED Higher education students and staff supported by external policy fund

The KA171 Application form 

For general information on how to fill in an application form see the page How to complete the application form.

The following sections are available in a KA171 application form and must be completed before submission:

  • Context - This section asks for general information about your project proposal and about the National Agency that will receive, assess and decide on selection of your proposal.
  • Applicant Organisation(s) - This section asks for information about the applicant organisation and about other organisations involved. All organisations included in the application, whether they act as applicant or consortium members, need to be registered in order to receive an Organisation ID.
  • Regional Partnership - In this section, you will need to present the regions and the partner institutions included in your project proposal.
  • Project description - In this section, you will need to describe your project in terms of cooperation arrangements, relevance, impact and dissemination.
  • Activities - In this section, you will need to present details about the mobility activities you plan to organise and the amount of EU grant you are requesting to implement them.
  • Budget Summary - In this section, you will be able to have an overview of the budget structure for your project proposal.
  • EU Values (as of call 2024) - In this section, you should read and agree to adhere to a set of EU Values for the implementation and evaluation of your project activities.
  • Annexes - In this section, you will need to attach relevant documents needed for the completion of your application.
  • Checklist - This section will help you double-check if your application is ready for submission.

Once all sections of your application form are marked as complete, you may submit it to your National Agency for assessment.

The following sections are used to manage your application: 

  • Sharing - In this section, you have the possibility to share an application with your colleagues or partners as long as the deadline for submission has not expired.
  • Submission History - In this section, you will be able to see all submissions of this application form.

Take note

The Project description section only contains text fields and/or simple drop-down lists. For this section, read the onscreen instructions and provide all required information in the available fields. Mandatory fields are marked with a red asterisk. Once completed, each section will be marked with a green check in the Content menu. 

The section Budget Summary is read-only. 

No specific pages are available in the wiki for these sections. 

Sections in KA171 Application form

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