Erasmus Mundus Action 2. MULTIC
Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third-Countries. In addition, it contributes to the development of human resources and the international cooperation capacity of Higher education institutions in Third Countries by increasing mobility between the European Union and these countries.
Erasmus Mundus is implemented through of the following actions:
Action 1: Erasmus Mundus joint programmes of outstanding quality at masters and doctoral levels including scholarships/fellowships to participate in these programmes;
Action 2: Erasmus Mundus Partnerships between European and Third Country higher education institutions including scholarships and fellowships for mobility at all academic levels;
Action 3: Promotion of European higher education through projects to enhance the attractiveness of Europe as an educational destination and a centre of excellence at world level.
Starting from 2008 ISTU is a participant of Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme as a member of the consortium MULTIC headed by Dresden University of Technology. The consortium was three times financially supported by the EU and ISTU students and staff received the possibility to study and undergo research and academic trainings at one of 8 European universities, members of the consortium.
Results of the project: increasing of outgoing and incoming mobility of students and academic and administrative staff.