Cooperation projects

Cooperation projects strengthen the long-term cooperation between higher education institutions, promote the internationalisation of higher education institutions, improve the quality of studies and enable students and professors to supplement their professional knowledge and skills in an international environment.

The objective of the cooperation projects is to contribute to the development of curricula and teaching methods (intellectual output), also create possibilities for mobility windows or contribute to the integration of higher education and the world of work. Another objective is to exchange positive experiences with teaching methods and enable short-term study mobility for students. The projects must involve a minimum of two partners: one from Estonia and the other from a donor country.

The call will be closed on 10 of May 2021 at 16:00 (local Estonian time)!

Who can apply?

At least two higher education institution must participate in a cooperation project – one from Estonia and the other from a donor country. In the case that three or more countries wish to participate in the project, the main partner in each country must always be a higher education institution. Higher education institution of each donor country may include other partners in the project, for instance, enterprises or other institutions or organisations interested in the topic. Partner institutions can only be included from countries in which the primary partner is a higher education institution.
Only Estonian higher education institutions may submit applications as coordinators. 

Project Duration

Projects can be between 12-24 months in length. All projects must be ended on April 30th, 2024, at the latest.

Financing regulations

Financing is between the sums of 10 000 and 150 000 EUR depending on the difficulty and duration of the project.

The deadline for submitting cooperation project applications is 10 May 2021 at 16.00 (local Estonian time). Applications received after this time will automatically be excluded from the evaluation process. The applicant must make sure that the email has reached the board within the deadline. You can find our contacts here.

Application documents and forms

Application for cooperation 2021

Annex 1 Budget form 2021

Annex 2 Letter of intent 2021

Call for proposals 2021

Guidebook 2021


Last updated: 05.05.2021