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Erasmus+ MOBILE+3 Scholarship at University of Porto

The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU’s commitment to investing in these areas.

Erasmus+ provides opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Erasmus+ supports transnational partnerships among Education, Training, and Youth institutions and organisations to foster cooperation and bridge the worlds of Education and work in order to tackle the skills gaps we are facing in Europe.

Coordinated by the University of Porto, Portugal, the MOBILE+3 Project – Mobility for International Learning Experiences, approved in May 2017 and financially supported by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ Programme, aims at fostering the mutual enrichment and a better understanding between Portugal and specifically 14* programme and partner countries, through the encouragement of student and academic and administrative staff mobility and the transfer of know-how and best practices.

Within the 2 years of duration of the project, 144 scholarships will be granted to students and staff from the different programme and partner institutions, after the signature of an Inter-Institutional Agreement between the University of Porto and each one of the 44 partner institutions from the 14 countries above mentioned.

The implementation of the project will be ensured through this website and the online platform that the University of Porto has been developing in the last years for the management of its projects.

In order to be eligible for an Erasmus + scholarship under this project, you must be a student/staff from the institution which are a part of the project’s Consortium.
The MOBILE+3 project offers grants for exchange mobility. As so, all the students must be registered in a HEI and enrolled in studies leading to a recognized degree or another recognized tertiary level qualification.

For Undergraduate studies:

  • must be enrolled at least in the second year of higher education studies in order to be eligible to undertake an exchange period abroad.

For Master studies:

  • must have completed at least one semester at the home institution before undertaking an exchange period.

For Doctorate studies:

  • must have completed at least one year of studies and have already a research project.

For academic and administrative staff:

  • must work (full-time) at a partner institution of the project in order to be eligible to apply for a grant.

All applicants must receive the formal support of their home institution, through the issuing of a support letter (this documents is mandatory at the application stage). Erasmus+ enables students to study or train abroad more than once as Erasmus+ students as long as the minimum duration for each activity and a total maximum of 12 months per study cycle is respected.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants can apply here.

Application Deadline
September 15, 2017.

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