Erasmus Mundus

Erasmus Mundus is the most famous of all EU academic mobility programmes, founded in 2004 and became a mechanism for students and academic exchanges between EU countries and beyond.

Senior students and academicians of different countries, including Ukraine have an opportunity to get EU scholarships to continue education or conduct academic research in EU countries.

Erasmus Mundus is an EU educational programme that aims at international cooperation revitalization and enhancement of students, staff and teachers’ mobility in high education of third world countries.

Trying to turn the EU into the world leader in education and European universities — into knowledge and innovation centers, Erasmus Mundus programme also aims at promoting mutual understanding between people, encouraging the intercultural dialogue.

Erasmus Mundus was founded by EU in 2004 for non-member countries. Senior students and academicians of different countries, including Ukraine have an opportunity to get EU scholarships to continue education or conduct academic research in EU universities.

Erasmus Mundus answers challenges facing modern high education system: European citizens training for living in a global multicultural society that is based on knowledge and education, upgrading of high education quality and appeal in Europe.

These principles correspond to EU Lisbon strategy under which governments of the Partner Countries committed to making European economy competitive and capable of dynamic development and European high education – affordable and of the highest quality in the world.

The programme also supports Bologna process implementation, contributing to academic degrees recognition and development of university education internalization. V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is an associate partner of MID project and a partner of BMU-MID. It actively participates in these competitive projects.

Starting from 2014, Erasmus Mundus programme along other educational programmes of the EU will be transformed to umbrella programme Erasmus +.

More details about Erasmus Mundus programme projects are available on the link.