Erasmus Mundus

Call for Proposals in the field of Higher Education for the Erasmus Mundus Programme

The European Call for Proposals EACEA/41/10 was published in the framework of European higher education for the implementation of Erasmus Mundus Programme.

The objective of Erasmus Mundus, a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education, is the enhancement of the quality of European higher education and the promotion of dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with third countries. In addition, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of Higher education institutions in third countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.

This Call for Proposals published in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Programme aims to support projects under all three Actions of the programme:

Action 1: Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes, fostering cooperation between higher education institutions and academic staff in Europe and third countries with a view to creating poles of excellence and providing highly trained human resources is composed of two sub-actions:
• Action 1A: Erasmus Mundus Master Courses (EMMC)
• Action 1B: Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJD)

Action 2: Erasmus Mundus Partnerships, fostering structured cooperation between European and third-country higher education institutions through the promotion of mobility at all level of studies for students, doctoral candidates, researchers, academic and administrative staff (not all regions and lots may include all types of mobility flow).
•  STRAND 1 of the Action 2 of Erasmus Mundus Programme: Partnerships on European Higher Education with countries covered by the ENPI, DCI, EDF and IPA instruments.
The total available budget is 89,3 million euro.
• STRAND 2 of the Action 2 of Erasmus Mundus Programme: Partnerships with countries and territories covered by the Industrialized Countries Instrument (ICI).
The total available budget for Action 2 of the Erasmus Mundus Programme is 6,3 million euro

Action 3: Promotion of European higher education, promoting European higher education through measures enhancing its attractiveness, profile, image, visibility and accessibility. Action 3 of the  Erasmus Mundus Programme  provides support to transnational initiatives, studies, projects, events and other activities related to the international dimension of all aspects of higher education. These include promotion, accessibility, quality assurance, credit recognition, recognition of European qualifications abroad and mutual recognition of qualifications with third countries, curriculum development, mobility, quality of services, etc.
The total available budget for Action 3 of the Erasmus Mundus Programme is 1,3 million euro.

The deadline for submission of applications in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Programme under all three Actions is 29 April 2011

Further information on this call for proposals for the Erasmus Mundus Programme can be found on the European Commission\'s EACEA website.