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Call for proposals for the implementation of Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 Action 2 - Partnerships

The European Commission has issued call for proposals for the implementation of Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 Action 2 - Partnerships. The Erasmus Mundus programme's overall aim is to promote European higher education, to help improve and enhance the career prospects of students ...

The European Commission has issued call for proposals for the implementation of Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 Action 2 - Partnerships. 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. This call for proposals applies to the cooperation between European and third country higher education institutions from the South Mediterranean Region, the Central Asian Republics and the Western Balkans. The programme's specific objectives are: - to promote structured cooperation between higher education institutions and an offer of enhanced quality in higher education with a distinct European added value, attractive both within the European Union and beyond its borders, with a view to creating centres of excellence, - to contribute to the mutual enrichment of societies by developing the qualifications of women/men so that they possess appropriate skills, particularly as regards the labour market, and are open-minded and internationally experienced through promoting mobility for the most talented students and academics from third countries to obtain qualifications and/or experience in the European Union and for the most talented European students and academics towards third countries, to contribute towards the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of higher education institutions in third countries through increased mobility streams between the European Union and third countries, to improve accessibility and enhance the profile and visibility of European higher education in the world as well as its attractiveness for third country nationals and citizens of the Union.For further information, please contact: 'Education, Audiovisual and Culture' Executive Agency Call for proposals EACEA/22/10 - Action 2 Att. Mr Joachim Fronia BOUR 02/29 Avenue du Bourget 1 1040 Brussels Belgium To see the full details of the call, please consult: OJ No C200 of 22 July 2010