The Actions supported under this Key Action are expected to bring positive and long-lasting effects on the participating organizations, on the policy systems in which such Actions are framed as well as on the organizations and persons directly or indirectly involved in the organized activities.

This Key Action is expected to result in the development, transfer, and/or implementation of innovative practices at organizational, local, regional, national, or European levels. 

Projects supported under this Key Action are intended to produce the following outcomes:

- innovative approaches for addressing their target groups, by providing for example:

  • more attractive education and training programmes, in line with individual needs and expectations;
  • use of participatory approaches and ICT based methodologies;
  • new or improved processes of recognition and validation of competencies;
  • the greater effectiveness of activities for the benefit of local communities;
  • new or improved practices to cater for the needs of disadvantaged groups and to deal with differences in learning outcomes linked to the geographical and socioeconomic disparities;
  • new approaches to address social, ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity;
  • new approaches to better support competitiveness and employment in particular at the regional and local level;
  • recognition of excellence in language learning or teaching through the European Language Label.

- a more modern, dynamic, committed and professional environment inside the organization:

  • ready to integrate good practices and new methods into daily activities;
  • open to synergies with organizations active in different fields or in other socio-economic sectors;
  • strategic planning of professional development for staff in line with individual needs and organizational objectives.

- increased capacity and professionalism to work at the EU/international level:

  • improved management competencies and internationalization strategies;
  • reinforced cooperation with partners from other countries, other fields of education, training and youth and/or other socio-economic sectors;
  • increased allocation of financial resources (other than EU funds) to organize EU/international projects in the field of education, training and youth;
  • increased quality in the preparation, implementation, monitoring, and follow-up of EU/international projects.

At the systemic level, projects under this Key Action are expected to trigger modernization and reinforce the response of education and training systems and youth policies to the main challenges of today's world: employment, economic stability, and growth, but also the need to promote social, civic and intercultural competences, intercultural dialogue, democratic values, and fundamental rights, social inclusion, non-discrimination, and active citizenship, critical thinking and media literacy.


Capacity-building projects support cooperation with Partner Countries in the fields of higher education.

Capacity-building projects aim to:

  • Promote cooperation between Programme Countries and eligible Partner Countries (as well as among eligible Partner Countries themselves);
  • Promote voluntary convergence with EU developments in higher education;
  • Promote people-to-people contacts, intercultural awareness, and understanding.

SumDU projects in frames of Erasmus+ KA2 capacity-building:

Quality Assurance System in Ukraine: Development on the Base of ENQA Standards and Guidelines
Knowledge Alliances between higher education institutions and enterprises aim to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, employability, knowledge exchange, and/or multidisciplinary teaching and learning.
Strategic Partnerships aimed to develop initiatives addressing one or more fields of education training and youth and promote innovation, exchange of experience, and know-how between different types of organizations involved in education, training and youth or in other relevant fields. Certain mobility activities are supported in so far as they contribute to the objectives of the project.


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