Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan

Educational Scholarships and Academic Cooperation – Erasmus+ programme

26/10/2016 - 14:22
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The European Union supports higher education in Pakistan through ERASMUS+ programme which offers scholarships to students and staff to study in Europe and funds capacity building projects between Pakistani and European universities. ERASMUS+ programme is currently open for scholarship and inter-university project applications with deadlines in February 2017.

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CAPACITY BUILDING: offers funding to build capacity and help modernise universities in Partner Countries, to ensure structural, long-lasting impact
1. Joint Projects: New curricula, joint degrees, learning and teaching methodologies, staff development, quality assurance, governance, Bologna tools
2. Structural Projects: Reforms at national/regional level (policy modernisation, Bologna policies, governance & management of higher education systems etc.)
Deadline: 9 February 2017 at 12:00 Brussels time (for projects starting in October 2017)

INTERNATIONAL CREDIT MOBILITY: by concluding an inter-institutional agreement with a European university, Pakistani university can send its students at all levels or staff to the partner institutions in Europe (duration of scholarship is 3-12 months and staff mobility is up to 2 months). Under the same agreement, the universities in Pakistan can host European students, doctoral candidates or staff for short-term mobility.
Deadline: 2 February 2017 at 12:00 Brussels time (for projects starting on 1 June 2017)

JEAN MONNET activities support academic teaching and research, cooperation projects, conferences and publications in the field of EU studies. 
Deadline: 23 February 2017 at 12:00 Brussels time (for projects starting on 1 September 2017)


Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees offer scholarships to carry out a Master Degree in at least two of the participating institutions. 
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Erasmus Mundus joint Doctoral Programme (until 2017) offers scholarships to carry out a Doctorate Degree in at least two of the participating institutions.

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Erasmus Mundus Action 2 offers scholarships for students and staff to study/teach/research in one of the partner universities from the EU. Scholarships are offered at Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral level and for staff.

Scholarships for Pakistan

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (under Horizon 2020) fund doctoral or post-doctoral fellowships and other research grants. 
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All conditions for participation and funding under ERASMUS+ can be found in the


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