Lifelong Learning Programme
The new European Union Life Long Learning Programme supports learning opportunities from childhood to old age in every single life situation.
It has a budget of € 7000 millions for the period 2007-
Grants and subsidies are awarded to projects and activities that foster interchange, promote bilateral and multilateral partnerships, foster trans-
The programme is built on four pillars, or sub-
The Comenius programme for pupils, teachers, schools and related institutions/ organisations (pre-
The Erasmus programme for students, scholars, professors, universities and related institutions/organisations (higher education, including trans-
The Leonardo da Vinci programme for apprentices, workers, employees and related institutions/organisations (vocational education and training).
The Grundtvig programme for adults, teachers and related institutions/organisations active in the field of adult education.
These four pillars are joined by the ‘transversal programme’, which pursues 4 key activities:
■ Languages (KA2)
■ Information and communication technologies -
More information can be found on the European Union websites at:
A database of completed European projects can be found at: