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					January 2012   University of Porto, Portugal
    ERASMUS MUNDUS PROGRAMME



GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME:
Enhance the quality of higher education through international cooperation
Increase the attractiveness of European higher education

Contribute to intercultural understanding

Contribute to capacity building in partner countries

Contribute to improving students’ and staff career prospects




Run by the European Commission, all Erasmus Mundus activities are financed by the
European Union. With a total budget of over €950 million, of which €460 million
were allocated to Action 2, Partnerships
ERASMUS MUNDUS ACTION 2 IN THE WORLD

  1   Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia
  2   Egypt, Lebanon
  5   Syria, Jordan
  6   Russia
  7   Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan
  8   Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus
  9   Yemen, Iran, Iraq
 10   Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,
      Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo (UNSCR
 11
      1244/99), Montenegro, Serbia
      Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh
 12   Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,
      Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, China, North Korea
      Cambodia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos.
 13   Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,
    Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, China, North Korea.
 14 South Africa
 15 ACP countries
16A Argentina
    UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO
   With origins dating back to the eighteenth century, the University of Porto is
    currently the largest education and research institution in Portugal.
   31,000 students of which 6,500 at postgraduate level

   3500 international students and researchers from 98
    countries

   2,300 teachers and researchers

   Comprehensive University (all fields) - 15 schools

   69 scientific research units

   The University is responsible for over 22% of the
    Portuguese articles indexed each year in the ISI Web
    of Science (2671 papers published)
  E. MUNDUS PROJECTS

U.Porto coordinates 5 Projects with a
  budget of around 22 million EUR

EBW - Brazil
EBWII - Brazil
MUNDUS 17 – Brazil, Paraguay
               and Uruguay
MUNDUS ACP – Africa,
Caribbean and Pacific

MUNDUS ACP II – Africa, Caribbean
and Pacific
E. MUNDUS PROJECTS

 U.Porto is partner in 10 projects:

ARCOÍRIS – Argentina
EUROTANGO – Argentina
EUROTANGO II - Argentina
COOPEN – Central America
LOT 18 – Mexico
LOT 20 – Central America
TOSCA – Euro-Asia
LOTUS - Asia
LOTUS II – Asia
MOVER – Asia
ERASMUS MUNDUS MANAGEMENT TEAM



       Project Coordinator      Prof. António Marques
                                   lsantos@reit.up.pt


        Project Manager            Bárbara Costa
                                   bcosta@reit.up.pt


       UP Contact Person            Ana Paiva
                                  mover@reit.up.pt

    Project Financial Manager    Osvaldo Machado
                                 omachado@reit.up.pt
ERASMUS MUNDUS MANAGEMENT TEAM


   EBW and EBW II Project Officer   Ana Catarina Reis
                                       ebw@reit.up.pt

  MUNDUS ACP and ACP II Project        Sara Martins
                                    mundusacp@reit.up.pt
           Officer


    MUNDUS 17 Project Officer         Marília Cunha
                                    mundus17@reit.up.pt


    Information System Manager         Jorge Santos
                                     jmsantos@reit.up.pt
» THE MUNDUS ACP II PARTNERSHIP
      THE MUNDUS ACP II PARTNERSHIP
                                              ACP PARTNERS
UASD    Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo           Dominican Republic
UAN     Universidade Agostinho Neto                     Angola
UNICV   Universidade de Cabo Verde                      Cape Verde
UNTL    Universidade Nacional de Timor Lorosa’e         East Timor
UPM     Universidade Pedagógica de Moçambique           Mozambique
UCAD    Université Cheikh Anta Diop                     Senegal
 UA     Université d’Antananarivo                       Madagascar
UY1     Université de Yaoundé I                         Cameroon
UMN     Université Marien Ngouabi                       Republic of the Congo
UON     University of Nairobi                           Kenya
 USP    The University of the South Pacific             Fiji
UWI     University of the West Indies                   Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
THE MUNDUS ACP II PARTNERSHIP


                          EUROPEAN PARTNERS
 KUL      Katholieke Universiteit Leuven                 Belgium
  MU      Malmö University                               Sweden
 TUD      Technische Universität Dresden                 Germany
 UCM      Universidad Complutense de Madrid              Spain
  UP      Universidade do Porto                          Portugal

URoma     Università degli studi di Roma “La Sapienza”   Italy

 ULg      Université de Liège                            Belgium
 ULille   Université de Lille                            France
      THE MUNDUS ACP II PARTNERSHIP
     Associates                                                Association / Network

                       ACP Civil Society Forum (ACPCSF)

                       Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
        ACP
                       Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)

                       International Association of Universities (IAU)

                       African Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE)
       Africa
                       Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)

     Caribbean         Association of Universities and Research Institutions of the Caribbean (UNICA)

      Europe           Santander Group of Universities (SG)
    Associates                            Country                                  Higher Education Institution
   Central Africa      Central African Republic                          Université de Bangui (UB)
Eastern and Southern   Ethiopia                                          Mekelle University (MeU)
       Africa          Somalia                                           Mogadishu University (MoU)
  Southern Africa      Tanzania                                          University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM)
     Caribbean         Haiti                                             Université d´État d´Haiti (UEH)
» MOBILITY OPPORTUNITIES
  FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROVIDED
  BY THE PROJECT:

  SCHOLARSHIPS:

Type of Mobility                Duration             Monthly
                                                     Allowance

Master                          Full master          1000 EUR
                                (up to 24 months)
PhD (only for TG1)              10 months mobility   1500 EUR
Staff - Academic and            1 month              2500 EUR
Administrative (only for TG1)
     MUNDUS ACP II MOBILITY OPPORTUNITIES
             31st January 2012


AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ACP:

Type of Mobility        Target Group   Places
                            TG1
Master (full master)        TG2         151
                            TG3
PhD                         TG1         23

Staff - Academic and        TG1         21
Administrative
  FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROVIDED
  BY THE PROJECT :

OTHER FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROVIDED TO THE STUDENTS:

Booking and payment of the 2 way travel between the home
institution and the host institution in Europe
Full insurance coverage during the entire mobility duration
Payment of all academic fees at the host institution

Payment of language course at the host institution (depending on the
available funds)
Reimbursement of other travel and visa expenses
(depending on the available funds)
Defining the general priorities for mobility

    Countries’ needs and priority fields of study

    Mobility flows that can contribute to the sustainability of the
     project and the partnership

    Mobility flows that can contribute to the development of
     new bilateral cooperation links (the Hungary example in the
     EBW Project)

    Study fields established by the guidelines of the EMA2
     Programme
Benefits for the institutions

   Enhance the mobility flows at master, PhD (only full partners)
    and Staff (only full partners)
   Allow a better knowledge of the Higher Education Systems in
    Europe and in the Dominican Republic
   Develop sustainable links so as to create the basis for the
    development of new projects
   Strengthening the international capacity of the institutions
   Allow the development of joint research projects, joint courses,
    common programmes…
Implementation of mobility
   Applications: 15th October 2011 until the 31st
    January 2012

   Selection of Applications: February - March 2012

   Results’ Communication: April 2012

   Starting of mobility: August-October 2012
» UPORTO AS HOME INSTITUTION
U.Porto Applications
Applications sent to the U.Porto in 2011:
MUNDUS ACP – 819

TOSCA – 64

LOTUS – 56

EUROTANGO – 62

                                    TOTAL: 1001

Applications from Staff of the U.Porto in 2011:
MUNDUS ACP – 21

                                  TOTAL: 21

New mobility flows to the U.Porto under Erasmus Mundus Projects in 2011:
MUNDUS ACP – 37

TOSCA – 9

LOTUS – 14

EUROTANGO – 10

                                  TOTAL: 70
AVERAGE COST OF LIVING IN PORTO




   University canteens – 2.5€ (per complete meal)
   Accommodation – 120€ to 350€ (per month)
 SUPPORT TO ERASMUS MUNDUS
 As host institution, U.Porto provides full support to all the Erasmus
 Mundus mobility flows:

 Visa issue (close contact with
  Consulates       and        Portuguese
  Immigration Office)
 Preparation of LA (guidance
  regarding courses selection)
 Accommodation (hall of residence or
  private with special conditions)
 Pre-opening of bank account
 Close monitoring
SUPPORT TO ERASMUS MUNDUS
        Support on arrival (airport pick-up, support
         in administrative issues such as immigration
         office, bank, residence, faculty, language
         courses)
        Welcoming       meeting      with  practical
         information
        Welcoming session especially to E. Mundus
        Welcoming session to all foreign students
        Cultural     and      integration  activities
         promoted by the International Office and
         ESN
        Erasmus Mundus buddy-system
FOLLOW-UP OF THE MOBILITY

Monthly mandatory meetings:
next meeting: February (to be scheduled)


Erasmus Mundus daily schedule:
10:30 – 12:00
14:30 – 16:30


Alumni and EMUNDUS website:
 http://emundus.up.pt
INTEGRATION EVENTS
INTEGRATION EVENTS
NEW MOBILITY SCHEME

3 Projects Approved:
    2 for Africa
    1 for the Caribbean and Pacific


               CARPIMS PROJECT
    Coordinated by the University of West Indies
      Regional Area – Caribbean and Pacific
        http://www2.sta.uwi.edu/carpims/

             U.Porto is the Technical Partner
CARPIMS PROJECT
   The CARPIMS Project is a cooperation and mobility
    programme in the area of Higher Education,
    financed by the European Union.

   OBJECTIVE - Mobility of:

     Masters students
     PhD students
     Staff


The project focus on postgraduate education and research

				
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