CPLP and partners sign partnership agreement to support the mobility of higher education students in the cultural sector

Praia, Jan 29 (Inforpress) – CPLP, together with Camões, I.P and AULP, today signed a partnership agreement to support the mobility of higher education students in the cultural sector in the amount of 498 thousand euros.

The partnership agreement initialed by the executive secretary of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), Francisco Ribeiro Telles, by the vice president of Camões – Cooperation and Language Institute, IP, Gonçalo Teles Gomes, and by the president of AULP, Orlando da Mata.

It is an action financed by the EU, co-financed and managed by Camões, IP, and also co-financed by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in a total amount of 498 thousand euros (54.7 million escudos).

Of this amount, according to information published by the CPLP on its website, around 228 thousand euros (25 million escudos) will be awarded in the form of 50 scholarships and travel grants to students on mobility, either under the Erasmus + or AULP Mobility programs.

The remainder, close to 270 thousand euros (29.7 million escudos), is intended to finance training and clarification actions for institutional capacity building in terms of formal applications for Erasmus + or AULP Mobility Programs by PALOP higher education institutions and East Timor.

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