Applicants from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine have until 25 January 2013 to apply for scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014, funded under the Erasmus Mundus Partnership for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine (EMP-AIM), with opportunities available for study, research and professional visits at all mobility levels.
EMP-AIM is a Partnership of 17 Universities from European countries, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova, which aims to build a structured and sustainable cooperation between the involved universities and thus to strengthen academic, cultural, economic collaboration between the European and Eastern Europe region countries.
The eight EU partner universities are Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania), Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria), University of Pécs (Hungary), University of Salento (Italy), School of Business Administration Turiba (Latvia), Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), University of Alicante (Spain), University of Glamorgan (UK)
Applications for the EMP-AIM scholarship must be submitted through an online application system. Only one application per person is allowed. People who register multiple applications will be omitted from the selection process.Among other things, applicants will need to provide a short explanation of a maximum of 1,000 characters about their motivation for applying for an EMP-AIM scholarship.
EMP-AIM scholarships are funded by the European Commission under Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Programme and will cover subsistence allowance, travel, insurance and participation fees (if applicable).
The Erasmus Mundus programme’s overall aim is to promote European higher education, to help improve and enhance the career prospects of students and to promote intercultural understanding through cooperation with third countries, in accordance with EU external policy objectives in order to contribute to the sustainable development of third countries in the field of higher education (EU Neighbourhood Info).