Strategic Partnerships aim is to support innovative practices and joint initiatives that promote cooperation, peer learning, and exchanges of experiences in teaching and learning. Partnerships should enable organisations to develop and strengthen networks and increase institutional cooperation at local, regional, national or European level.

Types of Partnerships

  • Innovation - Partnerships that support the development, transfer and/ or implementation of new approaches
  • Good practice – Co-operations that confront and exchange ideas, practices and methods between education, research and business.



  • High quality skills and teaching
  • Inclusive higher education systems
  • Social inclusion
  • Open education and innovative practices in a digital era
  • Transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications
  • The social and educational value of European cultural heritage
  • Tackling skills gaps
  • Promotion and reward for excellence in teaching and skills development
  • Institutional modernisation
  • Societal innovation



  • Consortium: Minimum of 3 organisations from 3 different Programme Countries (No maximum number of participating organisations)
  • Duration: 24 and 36 months
  • Award Amount: Maximum € 150.000 per year
  • Call for proposals: from approx. 24.Okt. 2019 - 21 Mar. 2020 at 12:00 Brussels time (for projects starting 01. Sep. 2020 & 31.Dec.2020)


Applications should be made to the National Agency DAAD