Call for Proposals Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013. Action I – Joint Programmes EAC/04/09 Closed!


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.


Action 1: Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes


This action that aims at fostering cooperation between higher education institutions and academic staff in Europe and Third Countries with a view to creating poles of excellence and providing highly trained human resources is composed of two sub-actions:

  • Action 1A — Erasmus Mundus Master Courses (EMMCs)
  • Action 1B — The Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJDs)

whose aim is to support postgraduate programmes of outstanding academic quality, jointly developed by consortia of European and, where relevant, Third-Country Universities and that could contribute to the increased visibility and attractiveness of the European Higher Education sector. Such joint programmes must involve mobility between the consortia Universities and lead to the award of recognised joint, double or multiple degrees.

European community funding

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

  • 25,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013. Action I – Joint Programmes (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Universities
  • Enterprises

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

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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