Is there a difference between Erasmus and Erasmus+?

Is there a difference between Erasmus and Erasmus+?

The Erasmus Programme (2009-2013) focused on student and staff mobility between universities. Therefore, the plus in Erasmus+ indicates that the programme lasting from 2014 to 2020 is inclusive and includes a wide range of activities for all levels of education and staff mobility.

What is an Erasmus Mundus degree?

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. Most consortia require applications to be submitted between October and January for courses starting the following academic year.

Why is the Erasmus Programme called Erasmus?

The Programme is named after the humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1465-1536) whose travels for work and study took in the era’s great centres of learning, including Paris, Leuven and Cambridge.

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What is the Erasmus exchange Programme?

The Erasmus program (short for the European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is an initiative run by the European Union (EU). It provides opportunities for students to study or gain work experience in a different European country while completing a degree.

Who can apply Erasmus Mundus?

Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships

  • Students at Master’s level from any country worldwide may apply.
  • You must have obtained a first higher education degree or demonstrate a recognised equivalent level of learning, according to national legislation and practices, in the degree awarding countries.

Who can apply for Erasmus Mundus scholarship?

Students from all over the world holding a first degree are eligible for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. The European Union distinguishes between scholarships for Erasmus+ partner country nationals and for Erasmus+ programme country nationals.