48 Ukrainians won Erasmus+ grants to acquire master’s degrees in European Universities in 2019
May 31, 2019.
A total of 48 Ukrainians out of the 2 273 winners of the сall 2019 from all over the world will study at Joint Master Degree courses at universities in Europe with the financial support of the EU's Erasmus+ Programme. The list included 34 female and 14 male representatives from Kyiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro and Odesa. Another 155 students from Ukraine are on the reserve list of candidates for studying in Europe.
In total, 417 applications were submitted from Ukraine among 31 661 participants competing from other 185 countries of the world in 2019. Thus, Ukraine is in TOP 15 countries which represent the best results within the 2019 call. In addition, 878 candidates from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova) applied, with 71 applications being successful, which means that this year Ukraine has shown the best result among Eastern Partnership countries.
The students from Ukraine will start Erasmus Mundus Joint Degrees (EMJMDs) since September of current year in respected universities of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom.
This year, Ukrainian students were interested in the following fields of study: Urbanisation, Globalization and Gender Studies; Nanomedicine, Neuroscience and Health; Tourism, Culture and Art; Engineering and IT; Climate Changes etc.
A total of 205 Ukrainian students have studied at EMJMDs since 2014, including 191 Master and 14 PhD students. They are considered as ‘ambassadors’ to promote and support Ukraine in Europe and will contribute to Ukraine’s development, modernization and reforms.
Additional information: Erasmus+ - is the European Union Programme for 2014-2020 to support international cooperation projects, partnerships, events and mobility in education, training, youth and sport.
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees are unique master courses developed by a consortium of a minimum of two European universities which provide grants that fully cover the study programme, travel cost, insurance, visa support, scholarship of EUR 1 000 per month, etc. In addition to their main curricula, students will be enrolled at language courses, learn about the countries of their stay, discover and enjoy new culture together with groupmates from around the world.
For additional information, please contact National Erasmus+ office Ukraine