The Erasmus Mundus programme aims to enhance the quality of higher education and promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through mobility and academic cooperation.
Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education for:
Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third-Countries. In addition, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of Higher education institutions in Third Countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.
The Erasmus Mundus programme provides support to:
The Erasmus Mundus programme runs from 2009 – 2013 under the responsibility of the European Commission. It manages the budget and sets priorities, targets and criteria for the Programme. Furthermore, it guides and monitors the general implementation, follow-up and evaluation of the Programme at European level.
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is responsible for the implementation of the Erasmus Mundus Programme.
From 2014 the new Erasmus+ programme will provide the framework for EU programmes for international higher education cooperation and mobility.
More information about the proposed Erasmus+ programme can be found on the following webpage: http://ec.europa.eu/education/erasmus-plus/.