Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Action 1 Call completed and winners identified

Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Action 1 Call completed and winners identified

The Call for Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Action 1 has been completed in May and winners of scholarships and fellowships for Joint Master Courses and Joint Doctorates identified. All in all, 138 joint master courses are open for 1383 Erasmus Mundus students from the EU and third countries, 25 of them are Ukrainian citizens. 17 girls and 8 boys represent Dnipropetrovsk, Dniprodzerdzhynsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Lviv, Makiyivka, Odessa, Uzhgorod. 42 joint doctorate programmes enroll 3 Ukrainian researchers (women) who will join this year 248 PhD students from the EU and beyond.  

175 Ukrainians are put on reserve list – they will have their chance if other winners will not be able to enroll in Erasmus Mundus programmes for which they were selected.

Erasmus Mundus students are to study in high-profile universities of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, other EU member-states. Following the rules of Erasmus Mundus Joint Courses, master and PhD students are to study at minimum two EU member-states universities; in addition to the programme curricula, students are to take language courses, learn about the country of their stay, discover and enjoy its culture. 

Pre-departure orientation seminar for Erasmus Mundus students is to be scheduled for July 1, 2014. To participate, please follow the information on the web-site of the EU Delegation of EU to Ukraine:


Erasmus Mundus is an EU educational programmes aimed at facilitation of international cooperation and academic mobility among students, university teachers, scholars from the EU universities and third countries higher educational establishments. 

The programmes is comprised of three components: 1) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Courses and Joint Doctorates; 2) Erasmus Mundus Partnerships (former Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window); 3) Promotion of European Higher Education.  

Within Action 1, the partnership of universities jointly develops and delivers master programmes and doctorates; Executive Agency for Culture, Education and Audiovisual (ЕАСЕА) provides funding to cover the administrative costs of partner universities and fellowships and scholarships to students from the EU and third countries, encouraging them to choose Joint Master Courses and Joint Doctorates among other programmes on the European educational market. Around 30 Ukrainians are annually selected as grantees for Erasmus Mundus joint courses. Since Ukraine has joined Erasmus Mundus programme in 2004, within Erasmus Mundus Action 1 nearly 400 Ukrainian students obtained mobility grants to study at the EU universities.

In 2014, Erasmus Mundus has been transformed (together with several other EU educational programmes) into a new umbrella programme – Erasmus+ that will last up to 2020. Nevertheless, Erasmus Mundus projects selected in the previous years, including Joint Master Courses and Joint Doctorates, will continue until their completion.

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