November 19, 2012

Erasmus Mundus Partnership for Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova EMP-AIM Announces the Second Call for Applications

The call is open from 19 November, 2012 untill 25 January, 2013.

EMP-AIM is a Partnership of 17 Universities from European countries, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova, which aims to build a structured and sustainable cooperation between the involved universities and thus to strengthen academic, cultural, economic collaboration between the European and Eastern Europe region countries. The project EMP-AIM is coordinated by Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania).

The project Erasmus Mundus Partnership for Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova (EMP-AIM) offers scholarships for undergraduate, master, doctoral, post-doctoral students and staff mobilities starting in Autumn 2013:

  • from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine to study, teach or research at 8 European Partner universities (75 scholarships are available under the Second call for applications)

  • from 8 European partner universities to study, teach or research at 9 partner universities in Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine (21 scholarships are available under the Second call for applications)

The EMP-AIM scholarships are funded by the European Commission under Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Programme and will cover subsistence allowance, travel, insurance and participation fees (if applicable)

WHO CAN APPLY:

Target group I candidates (75 scholarships available) -Students and staff registered at EMP-AIM Partner universities

Target group II candidates (14 scholarships available) – Nationals of Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, who are registered in a higher education institution of these countries that is not included in the Partnership, or who have obtained a university degree or equivalent by an institution of these countries. This includes the possibility of providing mobility opportunities to nationals of Belarus, Moldova Ukraine working in public administration, public and private enterprises.
Target group III candidates (7 scholarships available) – Nationals of Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, who are in particularly vulnerable situations, for social and political reasons. For example:
1) having a refugee status or asylum beneficiaries (international or according to the national legislation of one of the European recipient countries) or
2) it can be proved that they have been the object of unjustified expulsion from university on racial, ethnic, religious, political, gender or sexual inclination or
3) they belong to an indigenous population targeted by a specific national policy or IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons

Candidates for mobility towards EU universities must have not resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the European countries at the time of submitting their application to the EMP-AIM Partnership.

Apply for a scholarship at http://emp-aim.mruni.eu

With the support of the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union