Call for proposals - EACEA/06/08 for the implementation of Action 4 in the year ERASMUS MUNDUS Closed!


The Erasmus Mundus programme's overall aim is to enhance the quality of European higher education by fostering co-operation with third countries in order to improve the development of human resources and to promote dialogue and understanding between peoples and cultures.


The following activities are covered by the call for proposals:

  • Projects relating to the promotion of European higher education to the world,
  • Projects designed to improve the accessibility of European higher education, to facilitate mobility to Europe for third-country students, or to improve the services relating to overseas students,
  • Projects or studies on recognition of credits, degrees and qualifications, from the point of view of recognition for academic purposes and on the labour market,
  • Projects designed to analyse trends in, and evolution of, higher education in an international perspective,
  • Projects seeking to establish links between higher education and research, and between higher education and business and to exploit, whenever possible, potential synergies,
  • International Thematic Networks: Erasmus Thematic Networks may apply for an add-on grant to extend their network to third-country institutions.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 3,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 May 2008 - 13 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for the Implementation of Action 4 (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Training organisations (not university)
  • Universities
  • Non profit organisations

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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