European Union External Action

Erasmus+: Easmus Mundus Joint Master Degree opportunities & Jean Monnet activities

16/11/2017 - 16:14
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Erasmus+: is the European Union (EU) programme which supports cooperation projects, mobility, partnerships and events in the area of education, vocational training, youth and sport.

The Erasmus+ programme, which brings together previous specific programmes, runs from 2014 to 2020 and provides funding opportunities for cooperation both among programme (EU + a few others) countries and between programme countries and partner countries throughout the world. A call for applications is published on the official website of the European Commission at

The EU Delegation in Riyadh is keen to promote the Erasmus+ programme in the GCC to deepen cooperation ties between the EU, its member states and KSA/GCC in the field of education.

  1. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) The EMJMDs will be offering EU-funded scholarships for courses taking place in the academic year 2018-2019. Most consortia will require applications to be submitted between October and January, for courses starting the following academic year. Students at Master level can apply to a maximum of three different programmes. Additional information can be found in this link
  2.  Jean Monnet activities (JMA)

    One of the programmes available to countries outside the European Union is the Jean Monnet activities (JMA). JMA aim to develop and support European Union studies worldwide. They promote excellence in teaching and research on the European integration process, in various disciplines and for a wide range of target groups.

    Further information on the specific allocation for the JMA in 2018 has been recently published on the European Commission website under Guidelines in the funding page: (Pls scroll down for Jean Monnet): (The deadline for 2018 is 22 February).



Start Time:

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, from 11:30 am to 12:30
(Riyadh time).

The session  will open at 11:00 am to allow people to get
on line


60- 75 minutes


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Anyone who has the URL for the meeting can enter the room

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Target Groups:

University Managers, Professors, Researchers, and students.

Academic Disciplines:  

Preferably but not limited to Social Sciences (Economics, Law, Political Science, Sociology, International Relations, etc.) Humanities (History, Philosophy, etc.).