|Type of Fund || Action programme
|Description of programme |
Erasmus+ will provide opportunities
for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad.
support transnational partnerships among Education, Training, and Youth institutions and organisations
to foster cooperation and bridge the worlds of Education and work in order to tackle the skills gaps we are facing in Europe.
will also support national efforts to modernise Education, Training, and Youth systems. In the field of Sport, there will
be support for grassroots projects and cross-border challenges such as combating match-fixing, doping, violence and racism.
brings together seven existing EU programmes in the fields of Education, Training, and Youth; it will for the first time provide
support for Sport. As an integrated programme, Erasmus+ offers more opportunities for cooperation across the Education, Training, Youth,
and Sport sectors
and is easier to access than its predecessors, with simplified funding rules.
|| Link to Programme |
|Description of programme |
action 1 - Learning mobility of individuals"
This Key Action supports:
- Mobility projects in the field
of education, training and youth;
- Large scale European Voluntary Service events;
- Erasmus Mundus Joint Master
- Erasmus+ Master Loans.
The Actions supported under this Key
Action are expected to bring positive and long-lasting effects on the participants and participating organisations involved,
as well as on the policy systems in which such activities are framed.
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree
|Description of call |
"Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree"
What are joint Erasmus
Mundus Master's degrees?
A joint Erasmus Mundus Master's degree (EMJMD = Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree) is
an integrated international program for Master's degree courses, which can comprise 60, 90 or 120 credit points and which
is carried out by an international consortium of higher education institutions from different countries and possibly other
partners inside and outside of the educational sector, who have special knowledge in the fields of study / vocational sectors
of joint study programs and have a special interest in the programs.
The special feature of EMJMD is that
it consists of strong common / integrated character.
With the joint Erasmus Mundus Master's degrees following objectives
are sought by the European Union:
- Promoting excellence, quality improvements, innovation excellence and internationalization
in higher education institutions
- Increasing the quality and attractiveness of the European Higher Education
- Supporting the EU's external action in the field of higher education by providing full scholarships
for the best Master's students worldwide
- Improving the skills and qualifications of graduates of master's programs
(in particular, increasing the labor market relevance of the joint masters programs) through increased involvement of employers.
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's degrees should contributre to the achievement of the objectives of the strategy "Europe 2020"
and the Strategic Framework in the field of education and training (ET2020), including the respective specified benchmark.
Students must be able to acquire Master's degrees at all participating higher education institutions of a program
country, and the corresponding Master certificates (for the entire study program of the joint Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree)
must be fully recognized by the competent national authorities of the countries where these higher education institutions
Upon successful completion of the joint study program, either a joint degree (i.e. a diploma issued
by at least two higher education institutions from different Programme Countries and fully recognized in these countries)
or a multiple degree (i.e. at least two diplomas of two higher education institutions from different Programme Countries,
which are fully recognized in these countries ) must be issued.
Therefore, EMJMD applications for joint masters
courses must include already in the application fully elaborated joint study programs, so that after the approval of the finanicng,
projects can be carried out without delay and can be made known worldwide.
a joint Erasmus Mundus Masters program with 60, 90 or 120 creditsn, which is run by an international consortium of higher
- Organize the participation of scientists (guest lecturers), who are invited for teaching,
training and / or research purposes.
- Award scholarships to outstanding students worldwide to participate in
one of these joint Erasmus Mundus Masters programs.
|Link || Link to Call |
|Thematic Focus || Education, Mobility |
|Funding area || EU Member States |
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia / поранешна југословенска Република Македонија
Iceland / Ísland
Norway / Norge
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
|Origin of Applicant || EU Member States |
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia / поранешна
југословенска Република Македонија
Iceland / Ísland
Norway / Norge
Switzerland / Schweiz
/ Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
|Eligible applicants || Research
Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and
249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or
not defined), Public Services |
|Applicant details || Higher education institutions
|Project Partner || Yes |
|Project Partner Details
- Higher education institutions from at least three different program countries, all
of which are considered as full partners.
- Higher education institutions from program countries must be able
to accommodate the EMJMD students and to give at least the minimum number of credits for the study period.
partner organizations from Programme or Partner countries must be specified at the time of submission of the grant application.
|Call opens || 01.01.2014 |
|Recurring Call || Yes |
starts || 01.08.2017 |
|Further info || |
Duration of the project:
Depending on the duration of the joint Erasmus Mundus Masters Course (1-2 years), a grant agreement (on the financing of a
preparatory year and three successive cohorts) is concluded with the Consortium for periods up to four or five years .
Attention! Financial support is granted not according to the calendar year but according to the academic
Duration of scholarships:
The scholarships for students are awarded exclusively for a full-time
enrollment for a master course and cover the entire duration of each joint Erasmus Mundus Masters program.
|Type of Funding || Grant |
|Financial details ||
Eligible costs for a joint Erasmus Mundus Master Programme:
Depending on the parameters, the total funding for a project
of joint Erasmus Mundus Masters Programmes is expected to be up to € 3 million.
- Administrative costs and costs
for scientists and guest lecturers
€ 20 000 in the preparatory year
€ 50 000 per year of the joint Master's
- Scholarships for students of joint Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses
The scholarships cover the
costs of participation of the students (tuition, comprehensive insurance coverage and other prescribed tuition fees), a part
of the travel and accommodation expenses and subsistence from throughout the duration of the respective joint Erasmus Mundus
- Contribution to the costs of a joint master's program:
max. € 9 000
per year and a scholarship from a partner country
max. € 4 500 per year and a scholarship from a Programme Country
Costs exceeding these maximum amouts are covered by the participating organizations and they
must not be borne by the grantees.
- Contribution to travel and accommodation expenses:
€ 1 000 per year and a scholarship from a partner country
€ 2 000 per year for travel expenses and 1 000 € for accommodation
for scholarship holders from a partner country, whose residence is located less than 4 000 km from the coordinating higher
€ 3 000 per year for travel expenses and € +1 000 for accommodation for scholarship holders from
a partner country, whose residence is situated at least 4 000 km from the coordinating higher education institution.
to residence expences:
€ 1 000 per month for the entire duration of the joint Erasmus Mundus Masters program (maximum
The contribution to accommodation costs will EMJMD fellows neither for stays
(for study / research purposes, organizing traineeships or as part of a promotion) in their country of residence nor EMJMD
fellows from a partner country for stays in another partner country, the one term (3 months or equivalent of 15 credit points)
- Erasmus + loans for students of master's degrees
Master students who want to
carry out a complete study program in another program country can apply for a student loan.
The loan amounts up to 12 000 € for a one-year Master program and up to 18 000 € for an up to two-year master's program
and cover both the cost of living and tuition fees in any of the 33 Erasmus + -Programm countries.
must be observed. See Program Guide Version 3 (2015) 12.16.2014, S. 112th