Who can apply?
The Nordplus Adult Learning Programme is aimed at all types of actors within the area of adult learning.
The Nordplus Adult Learning Programme is aimed at organisations, institutions, associations, schools etc. within the area of formal, not-formal and unformal adult education and learning. This includes among others:
- general adult education and vocational training
- popular education
- voluntary work and NGO activities
- adult learning in the workplace as well as in leisure time
- special needs education for adults
- adult teacher education and guidance for adults
- research, studies or pedagogical development in adult learning.
Within the different organisations there are two main target groups for the programme:
- teachers, other staff members and decision makers working with adult learning
- adult learners in organised learning programmes.
Activities involving teachers or other staff members from primary and secondary schools are not eligible in the Nordplus Adult programme, but in the Nordplus Junior programme. Furthermore, activities related to ordinary education in Higher Education are not eligible in the Nordplus Adult programme, but in the Nordplus Programme for Higher Education.
Only applicants from the participating countries - Denmark, Greenland and Faeroe Islands, Estonia, Finland and Åland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden - are eligible for financial support from the Nordplus Adult programme. Participants from other countries may take part in programme activities, but are not eligible for financial support from the programme.
In order to be eligible for Nordplus funding the activities must take place in one or more of the participating countries.
Individuals can not apply for grants directly from the Nordplus administration, but can take part in activities organised by an organisation or institution.
Please refer to the Nordplus Handbook, chapter 4, for more information.
- Nordplus Call for Proposals 2013 [in English] (PDF 45.78 kB)
- Nordplus Call for Proposals 2013 [in Norwegian] (PDF 31.92 kB)
- Nordplus Handbook 2013 [in English] (PDF 471.13 kB)
- Nordplus Handbook 2013 [in Scandinavian languages] (PDF 462.16 kB)
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