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Lotus - Erasmus Mundus Action 2
 Eligible European applicants

Do you want to apply? Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.

European students who want to participate in mobility to Asia:

  • Must be a national of one of the eligible European countries; 
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries.
  • There are different categories of possible candidates. If your current situation is in accordance with the scenarios here below, then you are eligible to apply
    • Either you must be registered at one of the EU universities of the project at the time of submitting your application to the partnership. If you are an undergraduate student you must have successfully completed at least 1 year of studies in your home institution:
      • Ghent University (Belgium)
      • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
      • University of Goettingen  (Germany)
      • Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier University (France)
      • University of Limerick (Ireland)
      • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands)
      • University of Porto (Portugal)
      • Uppsala University (Sweden)
      • University of Kent (UK)
    • Either you must be registered at another European university which is not a partner in the project or must have obtained a university degree or equivalent from an EU institution (again at the time of submitting your application).

European Academic and administrative staff : 

  • Must be a national of one of the eligible countries; 
  • EU Staff members:
    • EU staff must work in or be associated to one of the EUHigher Education Institutions participating in the partnership. EU staff must work in or be associated to one of the EU
      • Ghent University (Belgium)
      • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
      • University of Goettingen  (Germany)
      • Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier University (France)
      • University of Limerick (Ireland)
      • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands)
      • University of Porto (Portugal)
      • Uppsala University (Sweden)
      • University of Kent (UK)
    • Either must be registered at another European university which is not a partner in the project or must have obtained a university degree or equivalent from an EU institution (again at the time of submitting your application).
  • The mobility of staff should contribute to strengthen international co-operation capacity of higher education institutions in third countries, with the production of new teaching material, as well as their management capacity.
  • It should aim to consolidate and extend links between departments and faculties and to prepare for future cooperation projects between the universities. The staff mobility is also expected to lead to progresses in the application of ECTS or other systems for recognition of studies in the partner institution.


Additional requirements / information:

  • NO  Asian or European student can benefit from a second scholarship for the same type of mobility (BA, MA) under another project under the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Strand 1. Furthermore, candidates (students/staff) cannot receive more than one grant for a mobility period in Europe within the same project. 
  • No student can benefit from more than one mobility activity in the same project.


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