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ERASMUS MUNDUS- Azione 2 Progetto PHOENIX: è aperta la Call for Application fino al 27 gennaio 2014

The call for applications for the ERASMUS MUNDUS Action 2, PHOENIX Project, is open until January 27th, 2014.

PHOENIX Project where UNIMED is an associate partner, is a financed project by the European Commission and coordinated by the University of Almería in Spain with the aim at strengthening cooperation among European Higher Education Institutions and Middle-East Institutions.

Phoenix project intends to develop a structured mobility based cooperation between 17 universities: 3 Palestinian, 2 Lebanese, 1 Syrian and 2 Jordanian Higher Education Institutions on the one side and 9 European Higher Education Institutions from the second side.

Scholarships are available for undergraduate, master, PhD students, post-doctorate and also for staff members (academic and administrative) to undertake a mobility period or obtain a full degree in Europe. They include a monthly allowance, travel, insurance and participation costs. 

The current call for applications cover a bilateral mobility from the EU to Middle East and from Middle East (Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria) to the EU.

Among this initiative’s main goals, the following can be pointed out:

• To set up an institutional-based sustainable Europe- Palestine- Lebanon- Syria- Jordan mobility network focusing on regional prioritized needs. 
• To support a pool of 150 well-educated and responsible young men and women to study and get training in the identified specific thematic fields. 
• To enhance partner HEIs capacity of conducting joint community-oriented quality research. 
• To raise staff’s competencies for better university governance, a common priority by all lot2 participating Universities.
• To foster using technologies for academic and governance purposes.
• To develop sustainable academic and research network for future cooperation among the project partners.

Have a look at the guidelines to apply in order to know how to participate and also to visit the project website and project facebook page .
Download the brochure e la presentazione in power point del progetto