The European Commission launches €1.5 million experimental call for proposals to design innovative interdisciplinary modules for  degrees, combining arts and ICT with entrepreneurial skills and business exposure.

Creative industries are experiencing a significant skills gap at the crossing of creativity and technology. This action, provided by Creative Europe, aims to promote an interdisciplinary approach in masters and courses by fostering cross-sectorial curricula combining technology with Arts.

The action will be implemented through the design and implementation of innovative modules that will be included in existing arts, , science, engineering, technology and/or other relevant masters.

The modules should be designed with a view to:

  • Equipping students in arts and creativity, business and technology with the knowledge and core transferable competences they need to work across cultural and creative sectors and disciplines;
  • Improving the quality and relevance of teaching and learning in arts and culture disciplines by linking creativity, business and technology;
  • Developing an entrepreneurial culture among the students and the teaching staff;
  • Stimulating innovative learning environments within and across disciplines through the integration of creative, digital and entrepreneurial ;

The implementation of the modules will entail:

  • Testing, validating the modules and improving their content if needed;
  • Applying the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) to the modules;
  • Sharing of results and exchanges on most effective practices and lessons learnt among the partners;
  • Identifying the potential of transfer of the most efficient and innovative practices to other courses or disciplines

The modules are expected to bring positive and long-lasting effects in the of cross-sectorial approaches bringing arts, audiovisual, entrepreneurship and ICT together and thus foster the innovation capacity of the higher education institutions.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 23:59 CET.

This call compliments the:

More information about the call is available in the enclosed documents.

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