The new action programme in the field of lifelong learning (2007-2013) and more specifically the Jean Monnet sub-programme constitute the legal basis.
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (the Agency), acting on instructions from the Commission of the European Communities (the Commission) is responsible for the management of the call for proposals.
The activities of the associations must, in particular, contribute or be capable of contributing to the development and implementation of Community cooperation policy and actions in the field of education and training. The Education and Training 2010 (2) work programme forms the strategic reference framework at Community level for the development of policies in the field of education and training. The European associations must be composed of national, regional or local associations in at least 12 Member States. Private individuals, individual contractors, universities or Member States are not considered to be associations.