Presentation on theme: "Erasmus Mundus Action 2. Missions of the EACEA Implementing Community programmes Managing projects life cycle Information and communication Results."— Presentation transcript:
Missions of the EACEA Implementing Community programmes Managing projects life cycle Information and communication Results and feedback With the objective to cooperate in development aid, build capacity and improve quality of education Increase university visibility and attractiveness worldwide Enhance reputation through involvement in excellence programmes Enhance quality of higher education through international cooperation Promotion of European higher education Students’ and staff career prospects Intercultural understanding Aims of Erasmus Mundus
Erasmus Mundus – the programme Action 1 - Joint Programmes including scholarships Action 2 - Partnerships including scholarships Action 3 - Promotion of European higher education Large partnerships between universities from the EU and universities from a specific region Scholarships of varying length (1 month to 3 years) Bachelor, master, doctorate, post-doctorate students + HE staff Addressing different target groups including vulnerable groups EM. Action 2 :
Action 2 – Details of the project: the cycle 1. Planning and Organisation Institutional Commitment formalized by Memorandum of Understanding Sharing tasks and responsibilities Efficient communication mechanisms 2. Visibility and preparatory activities Working with local partners / authorities Tools and procedures for scholarship application and selection Agreement on recognition mechanisms 3. Implementation of individual mobility Student Agreements Services and facilities for students (incl assistance for visas) Administrative and financial management of scholarships 4. Monitoring Reports Quality Assurance Evaluation Regular monitoring and follow-up visits Sustainability strategy
Contractual obligations Mobility implementation Timeframe of activities Use and Management of the Grant Minimum Requirements for Selection Reports Notify EACEA of any change
Administrative Obligations: Mobility implementation Compliance with the mobility requirements Time frame of activities Start of the action: 15/07/2013 Start of mobilities: 1st cohort : 09/2013 – 31/12/2014 2nd cohort : 09/2014 – 31/12/2015 3rd cohort : 09/2015 – 31/12/2016 End of the action: 14/07/2017
Management of the Grant Main budgetary items : 1. Organisation of the mobility (lump sum) 2. Joint coordination (lump sum) 3. Implementation of the mobility (unit costs) Subsistence allowances, participations costs, travel costs and insurance costs NO transfer of budget between 1-2-3
Benefits: For your university :For students/academics Establish lasting links between institutions Improve quality of teaching and students Put in place mechanisms to facilitate mobility and degree recognition Increase university visibility, attractiveness worldwide Enhance reputation through involvement in excellence programmes Participate in high-level academic mobility Receive recognition of study and research/teaching assignments Acquire in-depth knowledge of Europe + European HE Improve linguistic skills, intercultural experience Improve employability of students Benefit from academic exchange of knowledge, ideas, contacts
Erasmus +: A streamlined architecture : 3 Key actions Youth in Action Programme International higher education programmes: Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink, Bilateral Programmes Lifelong Learning Programme Grundtvig Erasmus Leonardo Comenius Existing programmes A single integrated programme Erasmus for All 1. Learning Mobility 3. Policy Support 2. Co-operation projects Total budget: € 19 billion over 7 years
Erasmus + Key Action 1 Learning mobility of individuals Erasmus-Erasmus Mundus action1 and2 1.Credit mobility: International opening of Erasmus, more mobility of students and staff between EU – non EU in both directions. 2.Degree mobility: Joint Master courses of excellent quality offered by consortium of EU/non universities to attract the very best students worldwide. 3.Student loan guarantee: to boost degree mobility within Europe.
Erasmus + key action 2 Tempus, Alpha, Edulink… 1.Erasmus Strategic Partnerships: more intense cooperation between institutions. 2.Knowlegde Alliances: structure partnerships between HEI and businesses 3. Specific support with neighbourhood countries: Capacity building through partnerships between EU and ENP universities with a mobility component. 4. Rest of the world: Capacity building between universities in the EU and Asia, Latin America & Africa.
Erasmus + Key action 3 1.Support the OMC, Higher Education Modernisation Agenda, Bologna Process. 2.Support development and implementation of EU transparency tools and EU wide networks. 3.Support Policy Dialogue with third countries.
Reference documents EM Programme Guide + Guidelines to Call Grant Agreement + Annexes Administrative and Financial Handbook Scholarship candidates Selection Requirements Minimum Insurance Requirements Beneficiaries space http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/ben eficiaries/beneficiaries_action_2_en.php