This training course aims to increase competences in developing quality Cooperation Partnerships in the youth field within Erasmus+ Youth KA2.

Cooperation Partnership projects provide opportunities for sustainable international cooperation and innovation in the youth field within Erasmus+Youth. These projects have a lot of potential for capacity building and the development of, innovative ideas and concepts of wider relevance for the youth field in Europe. We are looking for participants who:

  • are professionals working in the youth field; youth workers, project managers, youth leaders,…
  • are able to communicate in English (it will be the main working language)
  • are directly working in an organisation or institution, based in one of the Erasmus+ Youth programme countries
  • are willing to develop or exchange good practices of working with youth on the international level
  • so far have not implemented a Cooperation Partnerships (former Strategic Partnership) under Key Action 2 within the Erasmus+ Youth programme
  • have a specific idea and willingness to develop and implement KA2 Cooperation Partnership projects.

Throughout the course, you will have opportunities to:

  • Explore essential aspects about Cooperation Partnership projects being part of the Key Action 2 of Erasmus+ Youth programme
  • Understand quality requirements for Cooperation Partnerships
  • Get to know examples of such projects
  • Explore what does it take to build and sustain an equal partnership among organisations
  • Understand the main principles of building a structure of activities, outputs and a budget of a Cooperation Partnership project

Dates: 18 – 22 October 2021

Application Deadline: 5 September 2021

More information as well as the online application from can be found at