Academy Open Call (Master School)

This Open Call focuses on a series of specific activity areas aimed at meeting the EIT Urban Mobility Master School targets, including summer schools, new urban mobility related Master programmes aligned with the requirements of the EIT Label Handbook for degree programmes and have the potential to be integrated into the EIT Urban Mobility Master School and obtain the EIT Label, new universities joining existing EIT Urban Mobility Master programmes, and existing Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) programmes at Master level aligned with the EIT Label Handbook for EIT Fellowships criteria with the potential to join the EIT Urban Mobility I&E Fellowship.

The total maximum EIT funding allocated to this Call is up to 1,000,000 EUR with indicative EIT allocations for each type of activity (MSA1 – MSA5). Applicants are welcome to submit their proposals as a consortium or as a mono-beneficiary in line with the specific requirements for each type of activity. 

Contact details

Type of contactTeamEmail
For legal, financial and administrative procedures, including questions about PLAZA submission toolProgramme Management Office (PMO)pmo@eiturbanmobility.eu
For content, topic-related related questionsAcademy Teamacademycall@eiturbanmobility.eu

Call summary

Call for Proposals Main Features[1]
Key dates of the call calendarCall opening: 6 November 2023
Call closing: 15 January 2024
Eligibility and admissibility check: January 2024
Evaluation and selection of proposals: February – March 2024
Communication of results: March 2024
Tentative start of the projects: April 2024
Total estimated EIT Funding allocated to this CallThe total EIT funding allocated to this Call in 2023 is up to 1,000.000 EUR
Link to the submission portal The PLAZA platform will be available as of 6 November 2023
List of documents to be submittedApplication form is available on the PLAZA platform
List of documents to take into consideration
  1. Call Manual
  2. Call Manual (updated 22/11/2023)
  3. EIT Urban Mobility Strategic Agenda 2021-2027
  4. Guidelines for Applicants
  5. Eligibility of expenditure
  6. Appeal procedure
  7. Project Implementation Handbook
  8. Financial Support Agreement template
  9. Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement (especially Art. 16 and 17)
  10. EIT Label Handbook for EIT Fellowships  
  11. EIT Label Handbook for planning, labelling and reviewing degree programmes
  12. EIT Urban Mobility Master School Agreement (current valid version)
Short summary of the topics to be addressedTopics to be addressed have to contribute to the achievement of EIT Urban Mobility Master School targets, e.g. summer schools, new urban mobility related Master programmes that are aligned with the requirements of the EIT Label Handbook for degree programmes and have the potential to be integrated into the EIT Urban Mobility Master School and obtain the EIT Label, new universities joining existing EIT Urban Mobility Master programmes, and existing Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) programmes at Master and Doctoral levels aligned with the EIT Label Handbook for EIT Fellowships criteria with the potential to join the EIT Urban Mobility I&E  Fellowship.
Evaluation criteriaProposals will be evaluated based on the criteria listed below, as stated in section 5 Evaluation and Selection Process.

Evaluation criteria:
– Strategic fit
– Excellence and novelty
– Impact and social, economic, financial, and general sustainability
– Quality and efficiency of the implementation

To help applicants with the preparation and submission of their proposals, EIT Urban Mobility has hosted both an info session and a Q&A session, covering the scope of the Call and the evaluation criteria, as well as technical details related to the submission of the proposals. Watch them here:

 

[1] Please note that this calendar is indicative. Dates might be subject to slight changes.