First Call for proposals under the Education Programme officially open

The Foundation for the Development of the Education System (FRSE) acting as the Operator of the Education Programme, implemented under the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, is launching a Call for proposals by means of a competition with a maximum possible project grant of 250 000 EUR. It is the first out the three Calls launched under the Programme.

Eligible applicant in the Education Programme is any Polish legal entity operating in the field of formal or non-formal education, starting with the school education. Proposals in both Polish and English language should be submitted solely through FRSE online system from 24/06/2019 to 15/09/2019. Total amount available to be awarded to project promoters (EEA FM funds for 2014-2021, including national contribution) through the first call for proposals amounts to 7 201 257 EUR.

The announced call provides for recruitment under four Components:

  • professional staff development,
  • mobility in higher education,
  • institutional cooperation in the field of vocational education and training (VET),
  • institutional cooperation in all education sectors.

Actions that can be implemented include short training trips for staff, intensive trainings organized in Poland, academic exchanges and initiatives implemented in partnerships aimed at improving the quality and matching the educational offer in Poland.

The projects implemented must be in line with the general objectives of the programme, they should also fit into the specific objectives of the components and priority areas defined for the programme.

Detailed information on recruitment, application forms and guides for applicants are available on the program website in the For the project promoters section: