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Erasmus+ Accreditation



What is Erasmus Accreditation? 

Organisations that want to be involved in the Mobility strands of Erasmus+ can apply for Accreditation. Accredited organisations have simplified access to funding opportunities, and an alternative method to the individual application process. Accreditation is primarily for organisations with relevant experience and capacity, that plan to regularly carry out projects.

There are slight differences for each sector, so please carefully check the information below. If you intend to apply for funding in more than one sector (for example, Adult Education and Youth) you must submit a separate accreditation application for each.

Remember that accreditation is not mandatory. You can still take part in Erasmus by applying for individual mobility projects, joining an existing mobility consortium, or hosting participants.

Read more about Accreditation on the European Commission website.


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Adult Education, School Education and VET applicants should read:

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Adult Education, School Education and VET Accreditation 

First, read the Erasmus Accreditation brochure for full details.

To apply, you must describe your ‘Erasmus Plan’. This sets out what you aim to achieve by organising mobilities, how they will be arranged, and should cover at least two years. 
We have three blog posts to help you develop your plan:

  1. Principles of Writing an Erasmus Plan
  2. The Erasmus Plan and Your Strategy Journey
  3. Guiding Questions for Your Erasmus Plan

Complete the online application form by 11am (Irish Time) 1st October 2024.

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Deirdre O'Brien

Senior Support & Development Officer - School Education

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Senior Support & Development Officer - Vocational Education and Training

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Youth Accreditation

Youth Accreditation

Read the Erasmus Youth Accreditation brochure before you apply.

Applications for accreditation can be made at any time and are assessed on a rolling basis. The current call for accreditation runs until 1st October 2024. A new call for accreditation will be published after this date. 

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Audrey Reilly

Support and Development Officer - Youth Exchanges

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Who Can Apply

Accreditation is primarily for organisations that that have relevant experience and capacity, and that plan to regularly carry out projects.

You should check that your organisation is eligible to apply before you start your application. See our blog post, Is Your Organisation Eligible for Erasmus Accreditation?, for details. 

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How to Apply

Applications may be written in English or in Irish.

You will need your Organisation Identification (OID) to apply.

Adult Education, School Education and VET applicants must submit the online application form by 11am (Irish Time) on 1st October 2024.

Youth applicants can submit the online application form up until 1st October 2024, and a new call will be published immediately after.

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