Created Date : Sunday, December 14, 2014   Update Date : Sunday, December 14, 2014    Visit : 2500

General Information

Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education for:

  • The enhancement of quality in European higher education;

  • The promotion of the European Union as a centre of excellence in learning around the world;

  • The promotion of intercultural understanding through cooperation with third countries as well as for the development of third countries in the field of higher education.

MARHABA project is included in Action 2 – Strand 1 of the Erasmus Mundus programme - Partnerships with countries covered by the ENPI, DCI, EDF and IPA instruments1 (former External Cooperation Window).

The specific objectives of EMA2 - STRAND 1 are:

  • To contribute to the mutual enrichment of societies by developing the qualifications of men and women so that they possess appropriate skills, particularly as regards the labour market, and are open-minded and internationally experienced;

  • To promote mobility both for students, researchers, academics and administrative staff from third countries, especially from vulnerable groups, selected on the basis of academic excellence, to obtain qualifications and/or experience in the European Union;

  • To contribute towards the development of human resources and the international co-operation capacity of higher education institutions in third-countries through increased mobility streams between the EU and third-countries in accordance with the principles of equal opportunities and non-discrimination.

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