List of students and scholars who can participate in the Erasmus Mundus Programs:
Action 1: reserved to the 25 current EU Member States, the candidate countries for accession to the EU, the countries of the European Economic Area / European Free Trade Association.
Caution: As long as the official participation of the candidate countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey) in the program is not formalized, they will be considered third-countries (this applies to Actions 1, 3 and 4).
The official participation of EEA/EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) is also to be formalized.However, because EEA/EFTA countries have expressed their desire to take the necessary steps to be involved as from the year 2004, the call for Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses to be launched for the academic year 2004/2005 is already open to them, on the condition that the necessary procedures are completed in time.
Action 2: third-countries students and scholarships.
Action 3 partnerships: can be established between Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses selected under Action 1 and worldwide third-country higher education institutions.
Action 3 scholarships: destined to EU graduate students and scholars participating in Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses.
Action 4: open to worldwide higher education institutions and other bodies involved in higher education, regardless from their participation in other Actions of the program.
The program is addressed to:
IMPLEMENTATION OF ERASMUS MUNDUS
The program will be implemented by the European Commission via calls for proposals that are published on the European Commission website. Applications for the entirety of the Actions are to be addressed to the Commission.
Students and scholars that wish to submit their application to participate in an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course (with or without a scholarship) must apply directly to the selected Erasmus Mundus Masters Consortium offering the Course in question.
The Erasmus Mundus program will be implemented as of the academic year 2004/2005.
Erasmus Mundus national structures, which are national contact and information points, have been established in each participating country.
Source: European Commission (http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/programmes/mundus/index_en.html)