EUNIC Cluster Fund 2013/2014 - winners

Open Institutes, European Day of Languages, Ankara, 2013

EUNIC Global encourages cluster cooperation and supports joint action and activities of its members through its Cluster Fund, which provides financial support for cluster projects of strategic importance to EUNIC network. The objectives of EUNIC Cluster Fund, launched for the first time in 2012, is to implement EUNIC strategic topics and present EUNIC as multilateral player bringing European added value. The feedback to the EUNIC Custer Fund call this year was very high, with 52 proposals received from 46 clusters. The general quality of applications was very good and 18 projects have been awarded funding. The topics range from promotion of European languages, cultural heritage and audiovisual sector, literature and comics, media literacy, to cultural policy, EU project development training, social inclusion through urban requalification.
The projects awarded by EUNIC Cluster Fund for 2013/2014 edition fulfilled most of the following criteria:

  • Potential for becoming a role model project for EUNIC network
  • Project development in discussion/collaboration with priorities of EU representation/EU delegation in a given country
  • Training/EUNIC networking projects
  • Financial sustainability of the project
  • Implementation of EUNIC strategic topics (both territorial – e.g. MENA, China, Eastern Neighbourhood countries and sectoral – multilingualism, culture and development, creative industries)
  • Innovative ideas/formats/usage of social media and new technologies

 Awarded Projects List

Photo: Open Institutes, European Day of Languages, Ankara, September 2013, funded by EUNIC Cluster Fund 2012/2013