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News announcement8 January 2024Directorate-General for Communication1 min read

Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives: Call for applications

Grants of up to €35,000 are available for schools and vocational education and training institutions to teach about the EU. Apply before 1 February at 17:00.

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Are you passionate about inspiring a stronger sense of belonging to the EU amongst your students? Do you have ideas for integrating EU related topics, like democracy or the role of EU institutions, into your school curriculum?

If so, the Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives grant is the perfect opportunity for you to receive the funding you need to make your ideas a reality. Launched during the European Year of Skills in 2022, the Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives is now open for the 2024 round of funding applications.

Grants of up to €35,000 are available, and applicants have until 1 February at 17:00 (Brussels time) to submit their application. Schools and vocational education and training institutions in all Erasmus+ programme countries are eligible to apply for funding to teach about the EU in their classrooms.

For more information and resources for your application, check out:

  1. The Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives webpage for full application details.
  2. The Learning EU at School booklet for testimonials from teachers and students (available in all EU languages).
  3. How to begin an application for Jean Monnet Learning EU Initiatives on Vimeo, a linked video with guidelines to application process.

Spread the word and apply now, so that you can empower your students and help to nurture active, EU savvy citizens of the future.



Publication date
8 January 2024
Directorate-General for Communication
Type of content
  • News