Call for joint proposals for refresher courses - Orange Knowledge Programme

Deadline: 1 November 2018 – Call for joint proposals to contribute to the institutional development of the alumni's employing organisations and prolong the impact of the original training

Call details


Orange Knowledge Programme - Alumni activities

Subsidising authority



Application is open to all countries on the Orange Knowledge country list. The refresher course has to take place in one of the countries on this list.

Priority theme(s)

We have defined priority themes and focus areas for each Orange Knowledge Programme country. Only proposals that fit within those themes and areas will be eligible for funding: consult the Country Plans of Implementation and the country focus document for more information:

Orange Knowledge Programme country focus‌ (82.1 kB)


Refresher courses (RCs) are tailor-made training courses initiated by a Dutch education institution or by NFP, MSP, NICHE or OKP alumni (in cooperation with a Dutch institution). The courses contribute to the institutional development of the alumni's employing organisations and prolong the impact of the original training.

Available funding

The total available funding for this call is EUR 1,5 million. The maximum subsidy is € 75,000 per refresher course.

Co-funding for some countries

The Orange Knowledge Programme is a co-funding programme. For this specific call, this means that a contribution (a percentage of total costs involved) in the costs of refresher courses is recommended.

Closing date for submission

1 November 2018, 4:00 PM CEST

More information

For more information please send an email to

Submitting a proposal

Who can submit a proposal?

Dutch institutions for secondary or higher vocational or academic education or other types of organisations that provide training courses, together with local training partners, such as education and training institutions, GOs, NGOs, SMEs and alumni networks. Please check the eligibility criteria in the subsidy policy:

Translation legal policy framework Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (195.7 kB)

If a grant is awarded, the Dutch lead partner will be the grant recipient, who will be responsible for implementing the activities for which the grant was obtained and for complying with the obligations and conditions connected to the grant.

How to submit your proposal

All RC proposals have to be submitted via our web application Delta. The Delta user manual below will guide guide you through the application process:

Refresher courses Delta user manual Orange Knowledge Programme‌ (178.5 kB)

Make sure you have all the documents required for your application complete and ready before submitting (see 'Documents')

Submit your proposal


We will assess the joint proposals. When considered relevant, we may consult the embassy or consulate in the relevant country.


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