An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) is a co-operation and mobility programme in the field of higher education
The programme is funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ program. The international study programme is jointly delivered by an international consortium of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) from different countries. Other partners with specific expertise and interest in the study programme could participate in the implementation of the Erasmus Mundus projects.
An EMJMD promotes talent, innovation and internationalisation in the HEIs
Higher Education Institutions become a centre of excellence in learning and promoting multicultural dialogue through collaboration with young talent from all around the world as well as examples of best practices for HEIs in third countries.
An EMJMD promotes an integrated approach of the educational programmes
The integrated approach of the study programme shall boost the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and support the EU’s external action in the field of higher education. The courses must be “integrated” in order to be eligible under Erasmus Mundus, which means that they must foresee a study period in at least two of the three universities and that it must lead to the award of a recognised double, multiple or joint diploma.
An EMJMD enhances HEIs visibility and employability
The selected EMJMDs will receive high levels of funding for four intakes of students to allow them to increase their worldwide visibility and reinforce their sustainability prospects, as well as it will Improve the level of competences and skills of Master graduates and their employability.