The erasmus mundus is a programme established by the european union, aimed at promoting cooperation between other nations through academics and by providing scholarships to students who wish to join the associated institutes.
Students in higher education, i.e. For undergraduate studies and masters studies in almost all existing streams of study.
Doctoral candidates can also apply to receive fellowships for doctoral studies and post-doctoral studies.
Not only students, teachers and researchers can also apply to receive fellowships for‘teaching and research periods’.
Applicants can opt for specially established erasmus mundus masters courses and joint doctorates, offered by a group of european and third-country institutes, thereby not limiting their choice of institution to that of one nation.
Scholarships/fellowships are also available for these third-country and european students/doctoral candidates to follow these erasmus mundus masters courses and joint doctorates.
Short-term scholarships are available as well, for third-country and european academics to carry out any research that they wish to, or teaching assignments that they want to undertake, as part of the erasmus mundus masters courses.
Erasmus mundus aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic cooperation between europe and the rest of the world.