Atlas Partnership provides the opportunity to use internationalisation as a tool for development and target fulfilment.

Atlas Partnership promotes the development of a school’s international contacts. The programme provides the opportunity to use internationalisation as a tool for development and target fulfilment. For example, this could be development issues linked to national or regional investments, such as continuing professional development for teachers to help pupils achieve the objectives of the curriculum or qualification.

Organisations that may apply and participate

Swedish organisations from pre-school to adult education may apply to the programme. The partner must be a pre-school, school or adult education organisation in another country.

Partner countries

Global, but cooperation within the EU/EEA is limited to one year.

It is the responsibility of the participants to check and comply with the visa regulations and vaccinations requirements that apply in the host countries.

Types of activity

  • Teacher exchange
  • Teacher and pupil exchange

Finances

The Swedish school applies for a budget. The programme’s general terms and conditions states which costs are valid. The Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) grants 50% of the total budget and the Swedish school is liable for the remainder.

For cooperation with countries outside the EU/EEA and OECD, UHR covers the cost of travel and living costs in both directions. For cooperation with countries within the EU/EEA and OECD, UHR only covers the cost of travel and living costs for Swedish participants.  

Letter of intent

A letter of intent from the foreign partner must be appended to the application. Letter of intent template in Swedish.

Contact us

You can email us at atlas@uhr.se