WHAT IS THE ERASMUS MUNDUS PROGRAMME?
Erasmus Mundus is a Higher Education programme funded by the European
Commission. It offers students and researchers from all over the world, without age
limits, the opportunity to participate in a mobility programme or take a full degree
in some of the best universities in Europe and in the world. Participation in such a
mobility scheme is supported through scholarships granted to outstanding students
For further information on the Erasmus Mundus programme, visit the programme
official website: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/
WHICH IS MY HOME INSTITUTION?
If you are a student or a researcher, the home institution is the university where you
are currently enrolled or where you have obtained your degree. If you are an
academic/administrative staff member, the home institution is the one where you
WHICH IS MY HOST INSTITUTION?
The host institution is the Leader partner university where, if selected, you
will develop your main academic activities abroad during the period of your
mobility or full degree.
WHAT IS A TARGET GROUP?
The Erasmus Mundus programme is open to different types of students and
researchers, described by the European Commission as ‘Target Groups’.
Target Group 1 – students need to be registered at one of the third-country (Asian) or the European country (EU) higher education institutions (HEIs) of the partnership at the time of submitting their application to the partnership. Undergraduate students must have successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution.
Target Group 2 – students need either to be registered in a HEI (not included in the partnership or associated partner) of the European country or the third-country concerned by the lot or to have obtained a university degree or equivalent from a HEI of these third-countries or European countries.
Target Group 3 – ( Asia to EU only ): students need to be nationals of one of the third-countries concerned by the lot and be part of the vulnerable target groups; these include:
- be part of the vulnerable target groups;
- having a refugee status or asylum beneficiaries (international or according to the national legislation of one of the European recipient countries); or
- it can be proven that they have been the object of unjustified expulsion from university on racial, ethnic, religious, political, gender or sexual inclination; or
- they belong to an indigenous population targeted by a specific national policy or IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons).
I AM A STUDENT FROM A ASIA/EU INSTITUTION BUT I DO NOT BELONG TO ANY
PARTNER INSTITUTION. CAN I STILL APPLY?
Yes. You may be eligible for Target Groups 2 or 3 (as mentioned above). Please note
the eligible levels of study available for each group in the Guidelines for Applicants
available at www.leader.unisannio.it
DO I NEED TO SPEAK THE TEACHING LANGUAGE OF THE HOST INSTITUTION?
The teaching language is the local language of the hosting University. Local language courses are provided from English. Students may be tutored in English by the teachers to be more comfortable in their studies.
WHICH APPLICATION FORM SHALL I FILL IN?
You must fill in the online application form. The coordination will not accept
applications in paper format (originals sent by mail) neither applications sent by email. All applicants must access the online application form, fill in all the required
fields, scan the required documents and submit the application.
AFTER THE SELECTION PROCESS IS CONCLUDED, CAN I CHOOSE ANOTHER HOST INSTITUTION?
No, upon completion of the selection process, applicants cannot choose another host
IS A COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN MY HOME AND HOST INSTITUTIONS
NEEDED FOR ME TO APPLY?
No, it is not necessary that a bilateral cooperation agreement is in place between the
home and host institutions.
CAN I SEND MY APPLICATION BY MAIL, FAX OR E-MAIL?
No. All applications must be submitted online through the project website
I DO NOT HAVE ALL THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY THE APPLICATION. CAN I
SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?
No. The application form can only be finalized after filling in all the required
information in the respective fields and uploading all required documents. Any
mistake made by the applicant when filling in the application form or the lack of any
required document will result in the immediate exclusion of the application.
I FORGOT MY PASSWORD. HOW DO I RECOVER IT?
In the “Login” section of the Leader Project website (www.leader.unisannio.it)
there is an option to obtain a new password, through the “Forgot your password?”
link. ) (http://leader.unisannio.it/login.html?view=reset)