Mundus ACP Project
Erasmus Mundus Programme
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The MUNDUS ACP Project foresees individual mobility flows to:

  1. Students (Master and Doctorate) and Academic and Administrative Staff of the ACP Countries willing to develop their activity in one of the European Partner Universities:
     
    • Full Master students will carry out their studies in Europe, in a partner institution of the Project, with the duration of 20 months (full training at the host institution and the corresponding Diploma).
      Eligibility criteria »

      ACP Countries applicants » Full Master (20 months)

      In order to be eligible for a MUNDUS ACP scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the ACP Countries;
         
      • Must have not lived, nor developed their main activity (study, work, etc.), over more than 12 months, in the last 5 years, in one of the European countries;
         
      • Must have not benefited in the past from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same type of mobility;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must identify their Target Group:
         
        • Target Group I applicants » applicants who have obtained a university degree or equivalent from an ACP partner institution or who have the support of one of the partner institutions of the ACP Countries;
           
        • Target Group II applicants » applicants who have obtained a university degree or equivalent in an ACP institution that is not partner in this Project (or from an Associated University);
           
        • Target Group III applicants » applicants who are in a particularly vulnerable situation for social, political or economical reasons and who have obtained a university degree or equivalent in an ACP institution.

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project, so it is strongly recommended that the applicants prepare their application with the contact person of their institution, getting information about the eligibility criteria established in their home institution, if applicable.

      IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

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    • Doctorate students will undertake a mobility period in Europe, in one of the partner institutions of the project, under the doctoral programme in which they are enrolled in their home countries (ACP), with the duration of 10 months (this mobility period must be fully recognized by the partner ACP Institution).
      Eligibility criteria »

      ACP Countries applicants » Doctorate (mobility) (10 months)

      In order to be eligible for a MUNDUS ACP scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the ACP Countries;
         
      • Must have not lived, nor developed their main activity (study, work, etc.), over more than 12 months, in the last 5 years, in one of the European countries;
         
      • Must have not benefited in the past from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same type of mobility;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must be enrolled in a Doctorate programme at one of the ACP Countries partner institutions (Target Group I applicants only).
         

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project, so it is strongly recommended that the applicants prepare their application with the contact person of their institution, getting information about the eligibility criteria established in their home institution, if applicable.

      IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

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    • The Academic and Administrative Staff will develop, in Europe, in a partner institution of the Project, activities for the ex change of knowledge, skills and experiences with the duration of 1 month of effective work.
      Eligibility criteria »

      ACP Countries applicants » Academic and Administrative staff (mobility) (1 month)

      In order to be eligible for a MUNDUS ACP scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the ACP Countries;
         
      • Must have not lived, nor developed their main activity (study, work, etc.), over more than 12 months, in the last 5 years, in one of the European countries;
         
      • Must have not benefited in the past from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same type of mobility;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must work or be associated with one of the partner institutions of the ACP Countries (Target Group I applicants only).
         

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project, so it is strongly recommended that the applicants prepare their application with the contact person of their institution, getting information about the eligibility criteria established in their home institution, if applicable.

      IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

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  2. Academic and Administrative Staff mobility from Europe who wish to develop their activity in one of the ACP Countries’ Partner Universities.
     
    • The Academic and Administrative Staff will develop, in the ACP Countries, in a partner institution of the Project, activities for the exchange of knowledge, skills and experiences with the duration of 1 month of effective work.
      Eligibility criteria »

      European applicants » Academic and Administrative staff (mobility) (1 month)

      In order to be eligible for a MUNDUS ACP scholarship:

      • Must be nationals of one of the eligible European countries;
         
      • Must have not benefited in the past from an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the same type of mobility;
         
      • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries;
         
      • Must work or be associated with one of the European partner institutions (Target Group I applicants only);
         

      It is noteworthy to mention that in addition to these criteria there may be other defined internally by each partner institution of the project, so it is strongly recommended that the applicants prepare their application with the contact person of their institution, getting information about the eligibility criteria established in their home institution, if applicable.

      IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended to read the Guidelines for Applicants before starting to fill in the online Application Form.

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IMPORTANT: The Project’s mobility scheme determines that the ACP Countries’ candidates may only apply to European partner institutions and that the European candidates can only apply to ACP Countries’ partner institutions. The main objective of this mobility flow scheme is to reinforce regional cooperation between the Higher Education Institutions of the ACP region and the EU.

Last update: 2011-05-06