Sport Info Day 2022: Erasmus+ is a key element in supporting European sport, now and in the future
Updated: Feb 2
The online Erasmus+ Sport Info Day 2022, organised by the European Commission and the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), was held on 31 January - 1 February 2022.
The aim of the event was to inform organisations and potential applicants about the programme’s novelties and funding opportunities available in 2022.
The EACEA, European's Commissions sport unit and the guest speakers, including ENGSO Youth’s committee member Iva Glibo, discussed programme's priorities, policy, funding and the application process of the programme.
Commissioner Mariya Gabriel opened the 2022 edition of the #SportInfoDay and highlighted that #ErasmusPlus acts as a bridge between grassroots and elite, and presents a key element in supporting the European sport, now and in the future.
Tomasz Frankowski, Member of the European Parliament, emphasised the importance of providing an equal budget to the sport sector, given the sport's health, social and economic benefits, and the new opportunities it opens.
ENGSO Youth’s committee member Iva Glibo participated in the session 2 “Erasmus+ Programme Priorities”, and presented the activities ENGSO Youth has been implementing in the field of health, including within the framework of the Healthy Lifestyle 4 All initiative.
Key takeaways from the Sport Info Day 2022:
In 2022, the European Year of Youth, the Erasmus+ programme will celebrate its 35th anniversary.
Healthy Lifestyle 4 All initiative will be one of the priorities in 2022. Other priorities include: inclusion and diversity, digital transformation, environment and fight against climate change, and participation in democratic life, common values and civic engagement.
Commissioner highlighted the incredible response from the sports community and the high number of applications for the 2021 calls.
Budget for 2022; almost EUR 52 million. The goal for the future is to increase the budget and make the programme more open and inclusive.
NEW: Capacity building in the field of sport projects which aim to support sport activities and policies in Third countries not associated to the Programme as a vehicle to promote values as well as an educational tool to promote the personal and social development.
Erasmus+ Sport calls under KA2: four actions
Cooperation partnerships (deadline 23 March 2022)
Small-scale cooperation partnerships (deadline 23 March 2022)
Not-for-profit European sport events (deadline 23 March 2022)
NEW: Capacity building in the field of sport (deadline 7 April 2022)