Open calls

Closing: 22 January 2019

Jean Monnet is the part of Erasmus+ dedicated to promoting excellence in EU studies in higher education around the world.

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Erasmus+ Capacity building in the field of youth
Closing date: 24 January 2019

ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018
Closing date: 31 January 2019

EDCTP clinical research and product development fellowships
Closing date: 1 February 2019

EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships
Closing date: 1 February 2019


Evidence Informed Policy Making: Water-Energy-Food-Health

9 – 11 December 2018
Pretoria, South Africa

Water, energy, food security and health remain in the scientific and policy making spotlight in Africa. The Evidence Informed Policy Making (EIPM) seminar will train participants to use evidence for policy making by focusing on challenges and interrelations of those fields.

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South Africa – European Union Dialogue: Disruptive technologies and public policy in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
10 – 12 December 2018, Pretoria, South Africa

Science Forum South Africa
12 – 14 December 2018, Pretoria, South Africa

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South Africa and the European Union met on 15 November in Brussels for the seventh Summit of the SA-EU Strategic Partnership. It is a high-level event with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, in attendance.

European Union (EU) is today the number one exporter to Southern Africa, its main trade partner and the major investor in the Region. Within this context, some of the most influential business leaders from Southern Africa and Europe gathered in Johannesburg today to explore exciting opportunities for growth and investment.


The Updated map of the innovation landscape in South Africa & Framework Conditions 2016 contains updated information and data for policy makers, researchers, programme owners and innovation organisations as well as small and medium enterprises interested in EU-South African linkages and offers through a variety of means. It offers insights on the EU-South African Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation providing an overview on the current state-of-play of innovation in SA.