Programme Countries higher education institutions can work with Partner Countries institutions outside the EU through cooperation to organize International mobility for credit and Joint degree programmes.

Erasmus+ Learning Mobility Calls for proposals for institutions to apply are announced from October with deadline in February. Details are published in a Programme Guide: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/documents/erasmus-plus-programme-guide_en.pdf

Partner Countries are eligable to be partners in cooperation with Programme Countries - applicants.

For International Credit Mobility Projects: all requeirements are specified at the web-sites of 34 National Agencies in Programme Countries. Applicants should submit project proposals to their National Erasmus+ Agencies: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/contact_en

Useful presentations (webinar) on International Credit Mobility Project writing by National Erasmus+ Agency - UK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKL4HasUBQ4

For Joint Master Degree projects: all requeirements are specified at the EACEA web-site: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/funding/key-action-1-erasmus-mundus-joint-master-degrees-0_en

Details are published in a Programme Guide: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/documents/erasmus-plus-programme-guide_en.pdf

34 Programme Countries: 28 EU Memeber States; Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia.

Over 150 Partner Countries*: Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine* (as recognized by International Law); Southern Mediterranean countries - Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia; Western Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia; Russian Federation - as recognized by the International Law; Central Asia: Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; Latin America; South Africa; ACP Countries; Industrialized Countries.

*Organizations from territorries temporary occupied (Crimea) and anti-terroristic actions (not recognized by National Authorities) are not eligable to apply for calls.

The cooperation between Higher Education Institutions of Programme Countries with Partner Countries will take place based on the Inter-Institutional Agreement. Deatailed instructions are described in Erasmus+ Programme Guide Chapter Learning Mobility - Credit Mobility: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/documents/erasmus-plus-programme-guide_en.pdf and specific call for proposals publications are available at NATIONAL ERASMUS+ AGENCIES web-sites, all interested institutions are invited to learn details, calls for proposals are announced from October with deadline in February,

The Erasmus+ Quality Framework consists of a set of documents outlining the rights and responsibilities of individuals and organisations participating in the Erasmus+ programme .

  1. Erasmus Charter for Higher Education
  2. Іnter-Institutional Agreements
  3. Learning Agreement
  4. Erasmus+ Student Charter
  5. Handbook for Higher Education Institutions on International Credit Mobility Projects (application and management)

The documents/ templates are available for the cooperation within Programme Countries and Programme Countries with Partner Countries for International Dimension of Erasmus+.

How to complete the e-form (webinar of National Erasmus+ Agency - UK): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKL4HasUBQ4

We invite Higher Education Institutions from Programme Countries* to learn carefully all documents and contact respective National Erasmus+ Agency in Programme Country for details: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/national-agencies/index_en.htm

Technical e-form guide for applications managed by National Erasmus+ Agencies in Programme Countries: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/discover/guide/documents/eform-technical-guide_en.pdf

For details please visit:  http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/quality-framework_en.htm#inter-institutional_agreements

Joint master degrees (JMD) are organized and delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions – and where relevant – other educational and / non-educational partners with specific expertise and interest in the study area(s) / professional domain(s) covered by the joint programme.

Ukrainian Higher Educational Institutions with relavant capacities are eligable to become partners to provide Joint Master Programmes.

The details will be available at Learning Mobility: Degree Mobility Chapter at the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

The call for proposals for Programme Countries to apply in cooperation with Partner Countries Higher Education Institutions is announced from Ocrober with deadline in February at http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/funding_en

Please mind that students or scholars should contact directly the consortium offering the Master Course for more information on courses and application procedures

The menu Joint Master Degree Programmes providing scholarships: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/results_compendia/selected_projects_action_1_master_courses_en.php

The menu PhD Degree Programmes providing scholarships: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/results_compendia/selected_projects_action_1_joint_doctorates_en.php

Please read carefully the detailed description on the Joint Master Degree Programme of your interest and apply directly on-line. Such web-sites are the windows for each individual.

The calls for students are announced between October with different deadlines in January.

In the period 2014-2019 within 5 calls all in all 1901 projects proposals for International Credit Mobility (КА107) in Higher Education in cooperation between the Universities from Europe and Ukraine were submitted to Erasmus+ National Agencies in 33 Programme Countries. 1322 projects have been recommended for funding for students and staff exchanges mobility by 33 National Agencies Erasmus+. Under this Action the Universities from Europe together with over 190 Ukrainian higher education institutions and 20 other organisations, like enterprises, have been organizing short-term mobility flows within 13 051 scholarships for staff and students based on the Inter-Institutional agreements. From Ukraine, 9 056 students (bachelor, master, PhD) and university staff (teachers and administrative staff) are expected to visit the Universities in Europe and be involved in various learning mobility activities, like study, traineeship, teaching, in service-training. In parallel, 3 995 students and staff from Europe are funded to visit Ukraine for the similar short-term mobility activities. All students and staff must return after their studies and work to their home universities and receive recognition of their mobility activities: students’ learning outcomes have to be recognized to receive Ukrainian HEI Diploma and staff will apply their new competences after certified in-service training programme. The total EU grant allocated amounts to 42 100 599 Euro.

Calls 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 total for 5 calls
Applied projects 299 316 393 414 479 1901
Total Projects Selected with Ukraine 161 214 268 272 407 1322
Countries where National Agencies Provided Grants with Ukraine 30 33 33 33 31 33
Total UA HEIs among winners 103 127 156 180 190 190
Scholarships awarded (including the below): 2160 2370 2711 3044 2766 13051
from Ukraine to Europe 1 777 1 684 1 815 2010 1 770 9 056
from Europe to Ukraine 383 686 896 1034 996 3 995
Staff to Europe 645 814 930 1041 931 4361
to Ukraine 246 501 673 759 693 2 872
Students to Europe 1132 870 885 969 839 4 695
to Ukraine 137 185 223 275 303 1 123
Grant awarded 8 238 000 7 876 000 8 270 000 9 450 410 8 266 189 42100 599

In former Programme Erasmus Mundus Action II, 26 Erasmus Mundus Partnerships selected since 2007 under regional lots including Ukraine, more than 1800 staff and students benefited from mobility under this action.

2014-2019 under Erasmus Mundus Joint Master and PhD Degrees Programmes for Individuals, 246 Ukrainians have been individually granted with enrollment in the prestigious Erasmus+ 232 Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree (EMJMD) Programmes (КА111) in the European Universities. And, 14 Ukrainian will benefit from the Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate (EMJD) Programmes.

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Master Students 296 27 28 48 46 42 41 232
PhD fellows 10 6 3 4 1 n/a n/a 14
Scholars 60
Grand Total 366 33 31 52 47 42 41 246
Budget 13.016.134,

Moreover, from 2014-2019 calls results, within 197 projects (44+39+27+32+11+44), 12 Ukrainian institutions, including 8 universities, 1 research, 2 NGO and 1 private organisations are involved as associate partners and 1 HEI – as a full partner in 8 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Consortia:
- Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, University «Kyiv School of Economics, LLC Virtus GCCG – Associate Partner – European Master in Law and Economics - https://emle.org/
- National University of Food Technologies – Associate Partner – International Master on Wine Tourism Innovation.
- National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy – Full Partner – «Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies» – https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/erasmusmundus/ceeres/ with 3 Associate partners: Kyiv International Institute of Sociology, NGO «Center for Society Research», Center for Studies of the History and Culture of East European JEWRY.
- Lviv Polytechnic National University – Associate Partner – «Chemical Nano-Engineering» – https://chimie-sciences.univ-amu.fr/chemical-nanoengineering.
- National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy – Associate Partner – «International Masters in Russian, Central and East European Studies»;
- Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecrure – Associate Partner – «Sustainable Constructions under Natural Hazards and Catastrophic Event»;
- Odesa National Maritime University – Associate Partner – «Erasmus Mundus Master Course on Maritime Spatial Planning»;
- Ivan Franko National University of Lviv – Associate Partner – «MathMods – Mathematical Modelling in Engineering Theory, Numerics, Application».

Statistics for Ukraine and Eastern Partnership is available at: http://www.erasmusplus.org.ua/2014-05-30-14-56-19/prezentatsii/category/6-novyny-ta-baza-proektiv.html