Program Office: International and Foreign Language Education
CFDA Number: 84.116J
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants, Cooperative Agreements
The program, jointly administered and funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the European Commission's Directorate General for Education and Culture, provides grants for four to five years to add a European Community-United States dimension to international curriculum development and related student exchange.
TYPES OF PROJECTS
The program supports projects that develop organizational frameworks for transatlantic student mobility, including work placements and internships that will provide adequate language preparation and full academic credit. Also supported are innovative curricula; teaching materials, methods, and modules; research internships; and teaching assignments.
Please click on this link to view the Google Map for this program which shows the 81 European Union-U.S. Atlantis Program grants awarded by between FY 2007 and FY 2010. The pins indicate all U.S. and European-lead institutions.
The European Union-United States Atlantis Program is a grant competition conducted cooperatively by the U.S. Department of Education and the European Commission's Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC). The purpose of this competition is to promote a student-centered, transatlantic dimension to higher education and training in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines. The Atlantis Program will fund collaborative efforts to develop programs of study leading to joint or dual undergraduate or graduate degrees. The program will also fund a small number of policy-oriented grants and academic term mobility grants.