The EEA/Norway Cooperation Programme in Higher Education represents the contribution of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reducing economic and social disparities and to strengthening bilateral relations with 15 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe and the Baltics.
EEA/Norway Cooperation Programme in Higher Education grants include:
- Cooperation projects between higher education institutions to strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the long term, to promote the internationalization of higher education and to raise the quality of teaching and provide students and academic staff with additional professional knowledge and skills in an international environment.
- Mobility projects to provide academic staff in higher education institutions and professionals from other institutions with valuable international experience and new knowledge and skills.
- Preparatory Visits targets staff from Estonian higher education institutions who would like to find and strengthen relations with potential partner institutions for future applications for mobility and cooperation projects. Preparatory visits will be funded on a rolling budget until funds last.
In 2015/2016 one expert from Norway carried out academic work at Pallas and two staff members from Pallas participated in a training in Norway.
In Estonia, the programme is implemented by Archimedes Foundation.