Short-term mobility projects

Short-term mobility projects for learners and staff in vocational education and training provide applicant organisations with an opportunity to organize shorter periods of professional development in a Programme Country and for a limited number of participants. This type of project is available to individual organisations only and not to consortiums (several organisations applying as one).

Who can apply?

The following institutions can participate:

  1. Secondary vocational schools, public or private. Private schools must possess the adequate verification by the Ministry of education, science and technological development. Individuals cannot apply for mobility projects, only institutions can do so;
  2. Public bodies and local institutions;
  3. Companies, public or private;
  4. Organisations active in the field of vocational education and training or otherwise working with students and other individuals in the field of vocational education and training.

Organisations holding an Erasmus accreditation in vocational education and training cannot apply for short-term projects.

Where and how to apply?


Applications have to be submitted to the Tempus Foundation by 11 May at noon.

What is the duration of the projects?


Projects can last from 6 to 18 months.

What is the maximum number of mobility participants?

An application for a short-term project can include a maximum of 30 participants in mobility activities.

What is the maximum number of applications?

An organisation may apply for only one short-term project in the field of vocational education and training per selection round.

Within a period of any five consecutive call years, organisations may receive a maximum of three grants for short-term projects in vocational education and training.

For more information, see the Programme Guide.

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