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EU programme for education, training, youth and sport

Jean Monnet Teacher Training

Applicant profile

  • Higher education institutions offering teacher training
  • Teacher training institutes/agencies

Those established in Erasmus+ Programme Countries must hold a valid Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE).

Those in Partner countries do not require an ECHE.

Duration: 3 years

Maximum grant per teacher training: €300,000 (maximum 80% of the total costs)

What qualifies for Jean Monnet Teacher training?  

A provider of Jean Monnet teacher training is a higher education institution offering teacher training or a teacher training institute or agency, who supports schools and Vocational Education and Training providers in the planning, organising and delivering of content related to the European Union in their curricular and extra-curricular activities.

As part of their teacher training, the Jean Monnet teacher training provider ensures a better understanding of the European Union, both in general education and vocational training and strengthens knowledge and skills on teaching about EU matters. Having learnt from a Jean Monnet teacher training provider, teachers will be better equipped to deliver on EU content during their course work.

Jean Monnet teacher training can cater both to initial teacher education and to the continuous professional development of teachers.

What is expected of a Jean Monnet Teacher Training provider?

The Jean Monnet teacher training provider will offer structured training proposals on EU subjects for schools and Vocational and Educational Training providers, and deliver specific individual or group training courses (modular, residential, blended or online) for teachers interested in the EU.

This may include the design of material to:

  • provide content and methodologies for teachers at various levels, from different backgrounds and experience;
  • allow schools and Vocational and Educational Training providers to build knowledge about the EU among their teaching staff.

Throughout all activities, the Jean Monnet teacher training provider will foster the confidence of teachers to  integrate an EU angle in their daily work.

Deadlines and application forms

Erasmus+ Programme Guide

Step-by-step guide on the application process

Related funding calls

Other resources

Watch a recording of the April 2021 launch event for Jean Monnet Teacher Training. The streaming includes EACEA advice on how to apply for grants.

Go to the session

Questions and answers from the session